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2019

September - Singapore Summit

HT Leadership Summit in Singapore

  • betterU a corporate sponsor.
  • betterU meets with the CEO of Paytm and Deputy Minister of Singapore
  • betterU team meets with VC

September - McDonalds India

McDonalds India Awards more courses to betterU

  • Successful completion of first pilot courses and inclass training.
  • Additional courses awarded for development by betterU.

July - Meetings in San Francisco

San Francisco meetings

  • betterU meetings with the CEOs of Udemy and Ed-cast on the returning overseas travel.
  • Meetings to discuss more collaboration opportunities.

July - betterU meets with Dubai investors

Dubai Investors

  • betterU travels to Dubai on the way to India for VC meetings.
  • Maximizes travel to accomplish multiple requirements.
  • betterU meets with Lead Ventures as part of discussions about opportunities in UAE.

July - Press Conference announcing NSDC Partnership

NSDS Press Conference

  • NSDC an betterU held a joint press conference announcing the partnership.
  • betterU leadership met with media for interviews.
  • News coverage across all of India drove more interest with betterU creating a spike of over 40,000 users to the platform.

July - betterU launches beta of their skilling engine

Upskill Engine Launched

  • Upskill engine built to support individualized learning for skills development.
  • Integrated over 10 sector skill job roles, education and skills requirements.
  • Being updated to include more measurement and AI type functionality.

July - betterU Launches Mobile App

Mobile App launch

  • Mobile app is launched supporting all educators, upskill engine, filtering, free, deals and many other cool features.
  • Over 1000 downloads.
  • No functional issues and team continues to advance features.

June - betterU meets with investors from UK

betterU meets again with UK investors

  • betterU returns to meet with interested UK investors

June - McDonalds India

McDonalds India partners with betterU

  • Micro courses
  • Instructor-led in class training
  • Pilot work

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May - betterU Presents to UK Family Offices

betterU presents to UK Investors

  • betterU presents to several dozen family offices
  • betterU builds relationships with global funders

May - NSDC and betterU partner

NSDC partners with betterU

  • NSDC and betterU execute on partnership agreement to support SKILL INDIA
  • NSDC supports over 38 sectors
  • NSDC required to support the skilling of 150 million people.
  • betterU working to support NSDCs efforts.

February - Corporate meetings in India

Meeting betterU Clients

  • Meetings with Blue Star, L&T, Indian Oil, McDonalds India.
  • Meetings to understand corporate requirements and develop plans for partner growth

January - Browser Launch

Exciting New Tech Release

  • Browser extension launched
  • Current # of courses: 25,223

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2018

December - Necker Island

Disruption for Good

  • betterU invited to Richard Bransons Necker Island for private social good leadership gathering
  • CEO betterU spends week with President Google.org, President Maldives, Cody Simpson and other global leaders
  • Networking and brainstorming sessions
  • Discussions of critical world issues that needs addressing

October - December

New Content Partners Added

  • New learning partners: John Academy, Hope Research and Practice Institute, HubSpot Academy, EDUCBA, Playablo, CoachTube, Wall Street Prep, By Degrees, Simplilearn, WintellectNOW
  • Meeting with business and philanthropic leaders in Necker Island
  • Current # of courses: 25,223

July - September

New Content Partners Added

  • New learning partners: Simpliv, FutureLearn, GlobalExam, PTT, Henry Harvin Education, EnglishBolo, Geneo, LawSkills, Tutorpod, Open Colleges, CareerCo, Increed, Nrityanjali
  • Investment Meeting in Tokyo
  • CSR Partnership meeting in India
  • Reached 144,500+ Facebook followers.
  • New Learning Category added: Law
  • Current # of courses: 16,409

April - June

New Content Partners Added

  • New learning partners: Imurgence, Internshala, WIISE, TCYonline, Pointsbuild
  • Speaking opportunity at the HT-Mint Asia Leadership Summit in Singapore
  • betterU featured by Telecom Sector Skill as serious Upskilling contender
  • EdTech Review features betterU as a top company to watch in India for 2018
  • Current # of courses: 14,977

January - March

New betterU Office

  • Zurich, Switzerland office opens
  • Current # of courses: 14,211

2017

Jan – Mar 2017

  • Celebrated going public by ringing the bell.
  • Satnam Singh of the NBA joins as a Brand Ambassador.
  • Stewart Beck, Canada’s former High Commissioner to the Republic of India, and Vishnu Prakash, former High Commissioner of India to Canada join Board of Advisors.

New learning partners: edX, Pluralsight, Meritnation, Edureka, Digital Vidya, EdCast, Fullbridge, BSE Varsity, Eliquo, Paddle, Aspiring Minds, Whizlabs, Imarticus, Canada-India Centre for Excellence, GoSkills, SoundBasics, Genext Students, LabInApp, iTrack, TrakInvest, Stone River eLearning, VuBiz, ACADGILD, Skillsoft, Babbel, Topper Learning, ICICI Centre for Financial Learning, Ed4Credit, Ed4Online, Udemy, Technology Ed, International Career Institute, Eduonix

Apr – Jun 2017

  • New learning partners:
  • Finsafe Chris Gayle of IPL joins as Brand Ambassador
  • Kevin Harrington of Shark Tank joins Board of Advisors
  • Sydney, Australia office opens

Jul – Sep 2017

  • Developed and launched RESTful API
  • betterU signs deal with Telecom Sector Skill Council

Oct - Dec 2017

  • Version 1.9.0 of the site goes live
  • New learning partners: CISOC, Adobe, Career Academy, IELTS
  • Hindustan Times signs $10M media investment