Hiya. It’s Brady again.
The world’s two most populous nations approach education and edtech in different ways. Chinese regulators, as you know if you follow our coverage, have nearly wiped out the edtech industry in the country.
The Indian government, on the other hand, may shore up the sector by implementing policies that favor edtech providers. Broader acceptance among the general population also makes it easier for edtech services to diversify and develop at broader scales.
Amit Ratanpal, the founder and managing director of BLinC Invest, told us that he expects India’s edtech sector to attain a USD 30 billion value by 2030. A lot can change between now and then; more imminently, that number will likely be USD 3.5 billion by 2022.
Moulishree’s article about these projections is packed with data. You can read it here.
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