BW Disrupt 40 Under 40 Achiever of the year Mayank Kumar! UpGrad Blog

BW Disrupt 40 Under 40 Achiever of the year: Mayank Kumar!

Mayank Kumar, Co-founder of UpGrad was recently awarded the BW Disrupt Achiever of the Year 2017,...

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When in Business, do it like Sindhis! UpGrad Blog

When in Business, do it like Sindhis!

These are two excerpts from the book ‘How Sindhis Do Business - Paiso’ by Maya Bathija. It...

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Startup and Mid-tier business: Can they grow in 2018 UpGrad Blog

Startup and Mid-tier business: Can they grow in 2018?

The consolidation of many industries is leading small business owners to question whether they will...

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Journey from Traditional Corporate Roles to an EdTech Startup | Ritesh Malhotra UpGrad Blog

Journey from Traditional Corporate Roles to an EdTech Startup: Ritesh Malhotra

Are you looking for a career transition? If you are not enjoying ‘more of the same’ or pondering...

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Skills Required To Start A Business UpGrad Blog

Do You Have All the Skills Required to Start a Business?

We read too many success stories. Our favorite cases are only helping to keep some sort of romantic...

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What Skill Development Really Means and Why It’s Important for Success UpGrad Blog

What Skill Development Really Means and Why It’s Important for Success

Self-development is no longer a matter of choice. It is imperative to adapt, survive and succeed.

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Introducing UpGrad LABS

UpGrad LABS invites real life problems that are holding back startups and corporates from achieving...

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Is Writer’s Block Good For You? #WriteForUpGrad

Michael Burns talks about why Writer's Block is good for writers who are trying to rediscover their...

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What the Digital Industry Can Learn from Netflix

Through video streaming, Netflix has transformed itself into a leading Internet TV network that is...

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Letter from the CEO: Take Charge of Your Career for the Jobs of Tomorrow

I have always believed that the gloom surrounding the number of jobs being lost is not adequately...

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For the Women, By the Women – Happy Women’s Day from UpGrad and XpressHER

Thank you UpGrad, for helping me find my dream, build it and launch it! Watch out for XpressHER, a...

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start up Idea validation UpGrad Blog

How to Get Your Start-Up Idea Validated

It’s always better to validate your idea before introducing your product or service to your...

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Post Budget Reactions – How Did the Education Sector Fare?

In a previous article, we jotted down our expectations from the Union Budget 2017-18. As a sequel to...

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The Best Time to Learn is Now: Free Learning Week Powered by UpGrad

From Feb 13 to Feb 19, 2017: 1000+ hours of content on UpGrad's Learning Platform will be offered...

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CEO Speak: Union Budget 2017 and What’s in it for Education

As all eyes now turn towards the Indian Government anticipating the Union Budget 2017-18, one of the...

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Start-Up Founders Listen Up! Freedom at Work is the Key to Success

Work culture is important. And equally important is the freedom at work which impacts culture...

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The Road to Entrepreneurship: Perspectives of our Leading Ladies

While the number of women entrepreneurs in the country, still falls short of ideal, their...

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Launching UpGrad Xchange - Where Sharp Minds Meet UpGrad Blog

Launching UpGrad Xchange – Where Sharp Minds Meet

UpGrad Xchange is an 'idea center' where great minds could simply connect over casual conversations...

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How To Avoid 17 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make While Pitching To Investors UpGrad Blog

How To Avoid 17 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make While Pitching To Investors

Entrepreneurs consistently face one challenge while pitching: convincing and impressing investors...

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10 Things That Made 2016 Epic At UpGrad

2016 has been a fantastic year at UpGrad. From enrolling our 1000th student to launching our first...

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Can Entrepreneurship Be Taught? (Yes, And Here’s What It Takes)

With many critics claiming that Entrepreneurship is not something that can be taught; rather it is a...

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What I Learnt Trying To Sell Online Education To Companies

In the last five to six months I have interacted with more than 100 companies to understand their...

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The Idea Called UpGrad: A Start For Start-Ups

Faced with the challenges that I spoke about in my previous post (The Idea Called UpGrad: Why...

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Indian Start-Up Ecosystem Today: All You Need To Know

In a 'surgical strike on black money circulation' the central government quite suddenly demonetized...

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Upgrad Team

The Idea Called UpGrad: Why Education is Serious Business

When I visited the campus of a higher education institute, somewhere in Noida region of Delhi NCR, I...

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What are investors looking for?

The Start-Up Guide: What Do Investors Look For?

The perspectives of investors vary towards start-ups at different stages of their journey....

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education and training industry

Why The Growth Of Higher Education In India Hinges On The Private Sector

For the sake of simplicity, let’s say that the public sector’s role in education can be...

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Skill deprivation: Education alone won’t guarantee a job, in-demand skills need of hour

If you are 25 years old, hold a degree in a traditional arts discipline from a well-regarded...

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UpGrad’s Entrepreneurship Impact Story

The government of India wants to create 1 million entrepreneurs over the next 2-3 years, yes, it is...

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7 reasons to watch UpGrad Talks today

Amazing roster of world-class speakers, some from the top 1000 companies of India such as Mahindra...

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Why Market Research is a must for Start-ups

Market Research is one of the most used marketing jargons among start-ups and, sadly, the least used...

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Only 25% Of Indian Graduates Are Employable, And The Solution Is Obvious

The world today has enhanced productivity requirements. Due to this, the demand for highly skilled...

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There’ll Be A Billion-Plus Job-Seekers By 2050, So Get Yourself Skilled NOW

If you are 25 years old, have graduated from a reputed institute in a traditional higher education...

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How Romil Jain Set Out To Change The Way Indian Men Dress with

With the first batch of Startup With UpGrad coming to an end, there is a need to look back and...

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What the founder of ThinQbate learned from StartUp with UpGrad?

The recently graduated batch of November 2015 of Startup With UpGrad had a lot of bright, aspiring...

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How to be a Successful Mobile App Entrepreneur?

The trend of becoming a mobile app entrepreneur has seen a sharp spike in the last year. So, if you...

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Graduation Day of StartUp with UpGrad – Class of Nov 2015 : The Journey

We are really excited about the students of our very first batch of StartUp with UpGrad graduating...

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How Crowdfunding Is Changing The Way Start-Ups Raise Money?

There are two very popular crowdfunding sources available to every entrepreneur out there....

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5 Things Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From Their Mother

It is said that an entrepreneur needs to nurture his company like a little child is nurtured by his...

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Working Professional’s Need of Staying Relevant

Online education across segments and students population is emerging as a popular option for...

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Entrepreneurship can be learnt and should be taught

Yes, you can’t teach someone to leave the comfort of his or her secure job and dive head first...

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Are ESOPs a Good Option to attract Best Talent for Startups?

Employee Stock Option Plans are part of policies to attract, motivate and retain employees by...

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What skills do venture capitalists look for in early stage entrepreneurs? UpGrad Blog

What skills do venture capitalists look for in early stage entrepreneurs?

For scaling up, every entrepreneur requires more funds and thus, seeks external funding. This...

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India’s education sector needs a new avatar, a contemporary approach

Everyone seems to be talking about disruption. Like "startup" and "funding", "disruption" has become...

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Meera Sanyal talks about work-life balance, politics & women entrepreneurs

Meera Sanyal, a name synonymous in corporate corridors with skill, talent and determination became a...

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Top 10 Essential Tools For Startup Business in India

If you are a start-up or nursing the idea of starting one for a long time, you know this to be the...

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Startup With Upgrad: Students Speak

At UpGrad we have been fortunate to have excellent students from a diverse range of backgrounds join...

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Don’t’ Be Scared – Launch Your Startup Early!

As entrepreneurs, we often sweat about what the first version of our product should look like. We...

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Announcing PG Diploma in Data Analytics with IIIT Bangalore

UpGrad has partnered with IIIT Bangalore, to deliver a first-of-its-kind online PG Diploma program...

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EdTech for Working Professionals

We are privileged to be living in an age when one has the option to pursue an education, without...

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Lessons in Marketing for Startups

When you are starting up, you are low on resources. Getting your first set of customers becomes very...

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How to Accelerate Your Startup with One Customer

If you are an entrepreneur or an aspiring one at that, this statement can be a dream come true when...

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Lessons in Starting Up

Entrepreneurship is counterintuitive. Some of the most celebrated business school learnings may not...

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Top 5 Questions Entrepreneurs Should Be Asking Themselves UpGrad Blog

Top 5 Questions Entrepreneurs Should Be Asking Themselves

Today marks the first day of our first course StartUp With UpGrad. We've spent months preparing and...

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How To Train Your Mind To Think Just Like An Entrepreneur? UpGrad Blog

How To Train Your Mind To Think Just Like An Entrepreneur?

The ‘Entrepreneurial world’ could be a mind-boggling place for a first-time business owner. With...

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StartUp with UpGrad – Student Demographics

Admitted ‘StartUp with UpGrad’ candidates come from all areas and backgrounds, ages and...

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5 Most Successful Startup Investments Made By Celebrities

The startup fever has reached tinseltown across the globe. Over the last several years a growing...

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