YoungCurrent

  • Bangalore, India
  • EducationEducation Technology, Education, k-12

News for Kids, aggregated from child-friendly news publishers and served to each child's reading abilities + other personalized features

Founded:
2014
Stage:
Beta Launched
Market:
B2C

Startup Video

Featured

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Harvard graduate’s YoungCurrent helps make news an interesting affair for kids | YoutStory

In this day and age –with all the information children have access to — wouldn’t it be sad if the only thing that interested them were cartoons and exam related subjects? Mydhili Bayyapunedi, an educationist, realized that news and current affairs ne

May 06, 2015

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All the News That's Fit to Read | Harvard Ed Magazine

For Mydhili Bayyapunedi, Ed.M.’11, it didn’t make sense. While working at an after-school program in Bangalore, India, she noticed that the students in higher grades weren’t very curious.

Jan 09, 2015


Jobs


Team Summary


Team

Founding Team

WORK

YoungCurrent (2013 - present)
Founder

Pengala (2012 - 2013)
Director - Pedagogy Team

Microsoft Research India (2012 - 2012)
Research Intern - Technology for Emerging Markets Group

EDUCATION

Harvard University Graduate School of Education
Masters in Education • 2010 - 2011

Annamalai University
Master of Science • 2006 - 2008

Osmania University
Bachelor of Arts • 2002 - 2005

Product/Service Summary

News for Kids, aggregated from child-friendly news publishers and served to each child's reading abilities. Features such as in-contextual vocabulary help customized to grade level, Individualized assessments and personalized Report Cards.

Product/Service Descriptions