SmartOn Learning

  • Bangalore, India
  • EducationE-learning, Education, Technology-enabled Education Services, Online Education

SmartOn offers competency-based online educational programs that lead to credentials and careers in high growth sectors across the globe

Founded:
2013
Stage:
Early Revenues
Market:
B2C

Startup Video

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Founded

Company founded by U.S.-based expats (including U.S. citizen)

Jun

2013

Funding

Seed Funding received by U.S.-based investors

Jul

Other

Sree Sreenivasan (Ex-Chief Digital Officer of Columbia University) joins Board

Aug

Customer

MOU agreed with first customer (an education asset owned by large conglomerate)

Aug

Other

Corporate Partnership with KPMG signed

Aug

Customer

1st Corporate client signed / Also serves as industry partner for our courses

Sep

New Product Release

Launched and completed our first program with 225 students at Pearl Academy

Oct

New Team Member

Dr. Rajwant Grewal (ex. Vice Chancellor Sikkim Manipal Univ) joins SmartOn

Nov

Customer

Canvas (with access 5 million students) approves SmartOn's program

Dec

New Product Release

Partnership with Columbia Business School for joint go-to-market in India/Asia

Dec

Jobs


Team Summary

SmartOn management team consists of passionate, experienced, Ivy-League educated, world-class professionals with diverse skill-sets that gave up lucrative careers to address the toughest challenges facing the Higher Education system. Besides the management, SmartOn's team includes three full-time employees and six consultants between India & USA

Team


    • Chaitanya Chitta

    • Founder

    • Lakshmi Dasaka

    • Chief Program Officer

    • Michael Yoon

    • CTO

    • Sree Sreenivasan

    • Board of Directors

    • Joe Daniels

    • Advisor

    • Kumar Shah

    • Advisor

Product/Service Summary

Product: New-age career courses offered in an online/blended format to higher education students. This will be offered in two tracks: Credit bearing courses as part of curriculum as a 101 track & certification track which will be immersive

Service: Concierge platform for students that includes career diagnostics and sector specific job board

How are we different?

We leverage best practices from U.S. and resources from India to make our solutions effective and leading-edge yet affordable

Our patent-pending personal development platform will be extremely useful for career needs of graduate students

We have inroads into education markets in India, Asia, and U.S. due to our prior professional backgrounds

Product/Service Descriptions