Collegedunia

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Collegedunia.com[1]
Type of site
Educational
Available inEnglish, Hindi
FoundedMay 5, 2014; 7 years ago (2014-05-05)
Headquarters
Founder(s)Sahil Chalana
Employees240[citation needed]
Websitecollegedunia.com
Alexa rankIncrease 147 (June 2018)[3]
Current statusActive

Collegedunia is an education portal for high school graduate students to seek information on colleges, competitive entrance exams and courses in India and Abroad.[4][5]

History[edit]

Collegedunia was started by Sahil Chalana from his home in New Delhi, India, in May, 2014.[6]

Funding[edit]

On November 3, 2014, Collegedunia raised angel funding worth $162,800.[7][8] In January, 2016, the startup secured a funding of ₹3 crore ($4,45,000) from Umang Kumar, co-founder and CEO of Gaadi.com.[9][10]

Product[edit]

Collegedunia, provides college rankings, information on courses and competitive exams, and reviews of colleges in India.[11][12]

Awards and Recognitions[edit]

Collegedunia has won the following awards;

  • 2018 - Inkspell Media's India Content Leadership Award 2018 for Best Content in an Educational Website.[13]
  • 2017 - Awarded the India digital Award for the Best Education Website by Internet and Mobile Association of India.[14][15]
  • 2016 - Awarded the India Digital Award for Best Education Website by by Internet and Mobile Association of India.[14]
  • 2015 - Recognized as one of the Top 10 Startups by Techinasia.[16]
  • 2015 - Recognized as one of the Top 100 startups in Asia by RED HERRING ASIA.[17]

References[edit]

  1. "Collegedunia, Private Policy". Retrieved 16 June 2018.
  2. "Collegedunia: Private Company Information - Businessweek". Businessweek.com.
  3. "Collegedunia.com Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2018-06-16.
  4. "Collegedunia Helping You Find the Right College". BW Education. Retrieved 2018-06-28.
  5. "Find Top Colleges & Institutes In India With Collegedunia.com". www.divalikes.com. Retrieved 2018-06-28.
  6. "Collegedunia | Crunchbase". Crunchbase. Retrieved 2018-06-11.
  7. "Online education portal Collegedunia raises over $150K in angel funding". VCCircle. 2014-11-03. Retrieved 2018-06-18.
  8. "Collegedunia Crunchbase funding". www.crunchbase.com. Retrieved 2018-06-11.
  9. Khosla, Varuni (2016). "Collegedunia raises Rs 3 crore in pre-Series A round of funding from Umang Kumar". The Economic Times. Retrieved 2018-06-11.
  10. "Collegedunia Raises $444K In Pre-Series A Round - Inc42 Media". Inc42 Media. 2016-01-19. Retrieved 2018-06-22.
  11. "Collegedunia Lists 15000 colleges, Reaches out Students in Every Corner of Country | The CEO Magazine". The CEO Magazine. 2016-04-19. Retrieved 2018-06-28.
  12. ANI (2017-06-27). "How CollegeDunia's reviews are changing the face of education industry". Business Standard India. Retrieved 2018-06-28.
  13. "India content leadership Awards". indiacontentleadership.com. Retrieved 2018-06-11.
  14. 14.0 14.1 "Winner's list Indian Digital Awards by IAMAI".
  15. "Collegedunia bags first position in India Digital Awards, 2017". @businessline. Retrieved 2018-06-22.
  16. "Tech in Asia - Connecting Asia's startup ecosystem". www.techinasia.com. Retrieved 2018-06-15.
  17. "2015 Top 100 Asia: Short-listed companies — Red Herring". Red Herring. Retrieved 2018-06-11.


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