This ed-tech startup has got it’s game just right- available on the smartphone, laptop, and TV!

This ed-tech startup has got it’s game just right- available on the smartphone, laptop, and TV!

Millionlights is an Ed-Tech start-up which is unique for bringing the best locally customized content on three platforms- mobile, desktop, and TV. This lets a student access it anywhere and everywhere!

Millionlights is focusing on providing skill-based certification and linking that to specific industry needs to drive employment. It has partnered with leading Indian and international educational institutions, like IIT and the Microsoft Virtual Academy, for exclusive content.

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They recently launched an Indian TV Channel focused on higher education and Skill Development in partnership with DEN Manoranjan Satellite in Pune. Around 200,000 active cable households in the DEN Manoranjan are covered in this phase. They have powerful platforms such as Microsoft Virtual Academy content that is localized, courses that help in skill development, education career guidance, and education related news. The start-up is currently generating upwards of 100 hours of new content every month.

They give lessons in local languages to drive better learning and reach the masses.

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So why TV? Millionlights is trying to create a platform with good content, diverse delivery platforms and certifications which will drive higher employability. The launch of TV is a step ahead towards open access of content.

In terms of monetisation plans, Akshat Shrivastava, CEO and Founder, Millionlights said, “We are concentrating on scaling up our TV coverage and increasing our reach. We aim to reach to 5 million homes in the next 2 quarters and also increase our content partners in parallel. Monetisation will be plugged in by end of 2017 across all our channels including TV”

Education start-ups such as Millionlights prove that the trend of online on-the-go learning has increased and there is demand for it especially with millennials who are working but simultaneously want to remain relevant by learning in the ever- changing technology world. Learn up to light up!

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