New Delhi, January 23, 2020 – iDreamCareer, one of India’s largest unbiased and the only multi-lingual career counselling/guidance platform and venture, today announced that it has been as among the top 200 Edtech companies from across the world to compete in the GSV Cup. “iDreamCareer” will present at the 2020 ASU GSV Summit in San Diego this year and three companies chosen as winners receive US$250,000 cash and US$100,000 in Google Cloud credits. The 2020 ASU GSV Summit being held end March in San Diego gathers leaders in government, education, and work advancing social and economic mobility by bending the arc of human potential through innovation. The 2019 edition drew 5,000 attendees from 45+ countries, including 300+ investors representing $7+ trillion of capital. The GSV Cup is a unique cross-sector competition – spanning “pre-K to gray” sectors, including technologies in corporate learning and talent management, workforce analytics, early childhood, K-12, HireED and postsecondary education. The top 200 represent 21 countries across Asia, Africa, Europe, Australia, North America, and South America including 9 more besides iDreamCareer from India.
An elated Ayush Bansal, Founder & CEO, iDreamCareer, said “It feels great to be recognized globally as among the ventures doing outstanding and unique work in the larger edtech area. While certain segments of Edtech have been highly visible and relatively more heavily funded, it is heartening to note the growing focus on career guidance as a segment within, in the recent past. We look forward to competing now for the top 3 finalist in the event.”
About iDC: Founded by Ayush Bansal in 2012, iDreamCareer (iDC) is one of India’s largest unbiased and the only multi-lingual career counselling/guidance platform and venture. It works with 2.5 million+ Class VIII to XII and undergraduate students annually across 48,000+ schools and colleges in India & Middle East, in helping them choose the right career. iDC also works with 12 state governments (Delhi, Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Bihar, Jharkhand, etc.), various International Agencies (UNDP, UNICEF & Central Square Foundation, etc.) besides non-profit/CSR organizations (Bharti Foundation, Uber, Magic Bus, Miracle Foundation, Hero Group, DS Group, etc.) to establish effective career guidance solution for students. Some of its private school clients are – Shiv Nadar Foundation, The Shri Ram Schools, Scindia School, Navy Schools, Sunbeam Group, Maharaja Sawai Man Singh, Indian School Muscat, Kunskapsskolan and Orchid International group, etc. It has a team of 847 certified career counselors located across 103 Districts in India and Middle East. iDC is backed by US-based Impact VC Gray Matters Capital, Times of India Group, Mohit Satyanand (Chairman, Jaipur Litfest), Neeraj Gambhir (President, Axis Bank) among others. It’s Psychometric Assessment tool helps students map their abilities, personality traits plus areas of interest to discover their inner potential while its Career Planner tool helps in aligning this with suitable career options. iDC has proprietary content on 500+ careers, 1,849 specialisation tracks, 19,000+ colleges, 1,049 entrance exams, and 960+ scholarships.