The 2nd Edtech Growth Summit is a unique initiative by NIIT that aims to help Edtech founders navigate through the uncertainties of the economy and the challenges presented by the post-pandemic era. The summit offers deep insights into scaling a sustainable Edtech start-up by providing an opportunity to learn from top investors who have supported multiple successful Edtech start-ups. Additionally, founders who have built highly successful start-ups share their actionable strategies on how to create and build a market leader. The summit is ideal for ambitious founders who are passionate about revolutionizing education and want to gain a competitive edge in the market. Join the program to learn from the best and move closer towards realizing your dreams of creating India’s next Edtech leader.

  • Insightful sessions by best in class expert speakers
  • Networking opportunity with industry experts and peers
  • Opportunity to participate in the Founders Growthcamp at the NIIT University
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Sessions Speakers Time Slot
Keynote: The past, present, and future of EdTech Rajendra Singh Pawar,
Chairman & Co-founder – NIIT Group
2:30-3:00 pm
(30 Mins)
Panel Discussion: Building a trusted online brand Shradha Sharma, Founder - YourStory
Alakh Pandey, Co-founder - Physicswallah
Moderated by Avani Davda, Ex-CEO - Tata Starbucks, Strategic Advisor at Bain, Board Member - NIIT Ltd
3:00-3:45 pm
(45 Mins)
Panel Discussion: Fund raising in a difficult macro Ashwin Damera, Founder – Emeritus, Eruditus
KK Natarajan, Co-founder - MindTree, Mela Ventures
Nitin Bhatia, MD - DC Advisory
Moderated by Anand Sudarshan, Founder - Sylvant Advisors
3:45-4:30 pm
(45 Mins)
Fireside Chat: What are the pitfalls that early-stage founders should avoid? Kunal Bahl, Co-founder AceVector Group & Titan Capital
in conversation with Rajendra Singh Pawar, Chairman & Co-founder
NIIT Group
4:30-5:00 pm
(30 Mins)
Panel Discussion:
Building a sustainable Edtech start-up
Mohan Lakhamraju, Education Entrepreneur - Founder and CEO, Great learning
Vice Chairman, Great Lakes Institute of Management
Sajith Pai, Partner - Blume Ventures
Rajiv Jayaraman, Founder - Knolskape
Moderated by Ravi Garikipati, Co-founder of Davinta Finserv,
Ex-CTO of Flipkart. Board Member - NIIT Ltd.
5:00-5:45 pm
(45 Mins)
Founders Growthcamp Launch
Vijay Thadani, Co-founder – NIIT Group
Rajesh Khanna, Vice Chancellor & President – NIIT University
5:45-6:00 pm
(15 Mins)
EDITION 2022 Looking back at the first edition of the Edtech Growth Programme
NIIT, pioneers in
the learning industry
  • NIIT Limited is a leading global talent development corporation that is engaged in building skilled human capital and enhancing workforce talent worldwide.
  • Set up in 1981 to help the nascent IT industry overcome its human resource challenges, NIIT ranks amongst the world's leading training companies owing to its vast and comprehensive array of talent development programs.

  • With a footprint in over 30 countries, NIIT delivers learning interventions that create superior outcomes. The company offers training and development solutions to enterprises and individuals through its two businesses– Corporate Learning Group (CLG) and Skills & Careers Group (SNC).