Every scholarship seeker’s friend, Buddy4Study aims to be India’s largest scholarship platform

Every scholarship seeker’s friend, Buddy4Study aims to be India’s largest scholarship platform

Noida-based Buddy4Study started out from a small apartment in 2011. Seven years later, the edtech startup has 600k registered members, operates in 20 states, and is eyeing expansion. “Buddy4Study is a classic garage to success startup story. However, our humble beginnings started from an apartment rather than a garage. Though the platform was started in 2011, real growth and traction started from May 2015 when all the co-founders came together,” highlights Manasvi Singh, Co-founder and Co-CEO of Buddy4Study. The platform aims to connect students with India’s scholarship ecosystem using technology. The…

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IITs may hold inter-institute tech meet every year

IITs may hold inter-institute tech meet every year

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) may hold an ‘Inter-IIT Tech Meet’ every year where the brightest minds from these prestigious institutions will compete and participate in a variety of events. While many of the IITs hold their tech fests, a proposal to hold a joint technology meet was discussed in a meeting of Directors of these institutes held at Kanpur campus earlier this month, sources told PTI. It is learnt that while the Directors were enthusiastic about the idea, the funds and logistics involved were also factored in, they…

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A CV of failure suggests now not every project has a satisfied finishing – and that’s ok

A CV of failure suggests now not every project has a satisfied finishing – and that’s ok

In my memory field i have a excellent series of rejection letters from editors and dealers unimpressed with my first strive at a book. Unsurprisingly, those mementoes of failure are the strange ones out in a set that typically catalogues the highs in preference to the lows of my lifestyles. We do now not normally preserve images of ex-partners from disastrous relationships on our mantelpieces, or pix of our sullen selves trapped inside a rain-swept, half of-constructed resort. but in line with Princeton psychology professor Johannes Haushofer, we must do…

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