Online learning platform Coursera bets big on India, to start new technology, business courses

The Economic Times of India writes: Online learning platform Coursera, which raised $49.5 million (Rs 328 crore) last month, is doubling down on India, with the aim to introduce hundreds of new courses in technology, data science and business in the coming year.”We expect the next 12 months to be our greatest year of growth yet,” said Daphne Koller, President and Co-founder at Coursera, who added that India is Coursera’s third largest market after the US and China, with over one million users.

Indians represent enrollments in technology and data courses even relative to the high popularity of these topics worldwide. The Indian learners are also younger than our global average, the company said.Flush with a new round of funding, the company, like many other Valley-based startups, is setting up an office in India, focused on marketing and building partnerships.   SNIP, the article continues @ The Economic Times of India, click here to continue reading…

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