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Kay Alexander is the co-founder and creative director of EDUKWEST. You can follow him on Twitter, Facebook or Google+
Eduguild India EDBRIEF 09 2015 EDUKWEST

EDBRIEF: Applications open to EDUGILD – India’s first EdTech Accelerator

Pune-based MIT Group of Institutions announced the launch of its edtech accelerator program EDUGILD. The accelerator will invest Rs 1,500,000 ($22,300) in return for equity.

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Udacity India EDBRIEF 09 2015 EDUKWEST

EDBRIEF: Udacity launches in India

Udacity officially launched in India, partnering with Google and Tata Trusts. According to the company, India is the second biggest market for its career focused online courses and so called Nanodegrees.

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Duolingo Uber EDBRIEF 09 2015 EDUKWEST

EDBRIEF: Duolingo and Uber partner to Certify Drivers

Language learning startup Duolingo and Uber announced a partnership, certifying drivers in Columbia in English. UberENGLISH will give users of the service the option to choose a certified English speaking driver.

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EnglishCentral Langrich EDBRIEF 09 2015 EDUKWEST

EDBRIEF: EnglishCentral acquires Langrich

EnglishCentral, a video learning provider in the ESL space, acquired Japanese English tutoring company Langrich.

Through the acquisition EnglishCentral will add live tutoring to its library of 10.000 video lessons and 50 online courses. The company claims to have over 100.000 paying users in over 100 countries.

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Cengage Chegg Tutors EDBRIEF 09 2015 EDUKWEST

EDBRIEF: Cengage integrates Chegg Tutors to Digital Calculus Materials

Cengage Learning partnered with Chegg to directly integrate Chegg Tutors into its digital calculus materials.

Through the partnership students will get direct access to live online sessions from qualified tutors.

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