Scaler’s Inspiring Journey Spotlighted in ‘The Indian EdTech Story’ Documentary Series by Edstead on Disney+ Hotstar

Mumbai, 14th February: Scaler, one of India’s fastest-growing tech education start-ups, is set to be featured prominently in the documentary series, ‘The Indian EdTech Story,’ produced by Edstead. The series, available to be streamed on Disney+ Hotstar on 15th February, highlights the significant impact and outcomes achieved by Scaler in transforming the tech educational landscape for thousands of aspiring software developers and engineers across the country.

The documentary sheds light on Scaler’s commitment to making the technology education – industry relevant, skills-focused, affordable and accessible, showcasing the organisation’s profound influence on the professional journeys of countless software engineers, developers and DSML specialists. With a focus on the positive contributions to the sector, ‘The Indian EdTech Story’ explores the highs and lows of the edtech journey, demonstrating how the sector continues to play a pivotal role in creating a lasting impact.

Commenting on the web series, Shekhar Bhattacharjee, Founder of Edstead, expressed, “The entire objective behind producing this series was to illuminate the transformation of education into an affordable and accessible realm for millions. The series captures the highs and lows of the edtech sector and underscores its ongoing commitment to creating a positive impact. Scaler’s journey featured prominently in the documentary, serves as a testament to the organisation’s dedication to providing quality education and leaving a lasting impact on the educational landscape in India.”

“We launched Scaler in 2019 with a clear goal to allow aspiring engineers and software developers the perfect environment to learn, grow and become successful by building a learning product that solves the current issues plaguing the technology education sector. Over the last five years, we have been able to build a solid foundation that is allowing thousands of students and working professionals. The journey has been full of ups and downs, managed through a pandemic and economic downturn, but our programs have continued to grow and thrive. Sitting down and talking about this experience for the web series has been cathartic and inspiring at the same time. We are super pumped and excited for what is to come.” – added Abhimanyu Saxena, Co-Founder of Scaler and InterviewBit.

Launched in 2019, Scaler upskills working professionals and educates aspiring engineering students. Scaler’s industry-vetted curriculum provides solutions to real-world challenges addressing the changing dynamics of the technology industry through two flagship programmes: Scaler Academy and Scaler DSML. Scaler believes in creating real-life impact by focusing on ‘impact-driven’ tech talent. Enrolled learners are mentored and taught by leaders and subject-matter experts working with leading organisations, including MAANG companies. Scaler has generated enviable career outcomes in a short period, and on average, its learners see a 4.5x RoI (return on investment) and salary hike of approximately 126%. Over 900 companies have worked with Scaler for their tech recruitment needs.

Last year, Scaler partnered with NSDC and joined the #SkillIndia mission to help the country meet its growing demand for Software Development Engineers, Data Scientists and Machine Learning specialists through its unique and effective upskilling programs. To further redefine tech education, Scaler has also launched Scaler Neovarsity – an online university that offers an outcome-focused Master’s Programme accredited with ECTS and Scaler School of Technology – a 4-year residential UG program in Computer Science. Scaler’s ambitious undergraduate program, the Scaler School of Technology, saw a phenomenal uptake, with over 54,000 applications coming in for its first batch.

Valued at $710 million, Scaler is backed by marquee global investors like Peak XV Partners (formerly Sequoia Capital India), Tiger Global, and Lightrock India.

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