India 2015: Much-hyped ed-tech startups rank low in investment pecking order

India 2015: Much-hyped ed-tech startups rank low in investment pecking order

In 2015, Indian ed-tech was the most under-funded compared to other tech sector startups

One sector that is customer-facing and internet-led but still got left out in the funding frenzy in the first three quarters of 2015 in India is — online education, dubbed ed-tech.

Ed tech, the poorer cousin to the e-commerce and the food-tech startups, struggled with much lower levels of funding throughout the year  — barely gathering one per cent of the $7.2-billion kitty invested in India, according to the data provided by research analytics firm.

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