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With the cost of higher education rising at twice the rate of inflation (Yikes!) a quality education only gets more expensive by the day. EduFund’s mission is to help every Indian parent plan their child’s education journey smartly and pay for it smartly too! - either by saving for the expenses the right way or borrowing the funds smartly
Eela Dubey, one of the few female CEOs in the tech industry in India, aims to revolutionise Ed-fintech by bringing quality education to every child and holistic financial guidance for every parent. Her vision is to have EduFund become a household name in education planning Readmore
Eela aims to revolutionise ed-fintech by bringing quality education to every child and holistic financial guidance for every parent. Her vision is to have EduFund become a household name in education planning. Eela received her undergraduate degree from New York University, where she studied political science and French. Shortly after, she went on to pursue her masters degree at the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) at Columbia University but had to drop out of the program to her own financial challenges. Keen to become financially independent and pay off her loans, Eela began her career working in finance industry, wherein she acquired a robust understanding of the world of investments and business. It was her own personal experience, along with her background in finance that drove her to start EduFund. As the co-founder of EduFund, she brings together the ethos of determination and empathy with the goal of changing the way Indian parents save for their children’s future.
Arindam Sengupta is a dynamic businessperson with over 15+ years of experience in asset management. His entrepreneurial spirit is a result of his desire to empower Indian parents and transform the academic system to facilitate equal higher education opportunities for all students. Having worked Readmore
Arindam Sengupta is a dynamic businessperson with over 15+ years of experience in asset management. His entrepreneurial spirit is a result of his desire to empower Indian parents and transform the academic system to facilitate equal higher education opportunities for all students. Having worked extensively in the financial services sector, Arindam has been exposed to both Wall Street and the Indian mutual fund market. He completed his bachelor’s in mathematics from Indiana University and his master’s in finance from Princeton University. Arindam’s deep understanding of the financial liabilities of higher studies led to him building EduFund as a one-stop solution for the educational needs of all geographies.
Amit Lodha has over 20 years of experience in investment management. A former fund manager with Fidelity International, Amit has extensive knowledge of global financial markets and portfolio construction. An astute financier, he has a unique investment toolkit built on studying company financials and their management teams.
Dr. Soumitra Dutta is currently a Professor of Management and the former Founding Dean of the SC Johnson College of Business at Cornell University, New York. He has co-founded two firms, including Fisheye Analytics, which was acquired by the WPP group. He pursued his PhD in computer science from the University of California at Berkely. In 2017, Dr. Soumitra received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from his alma mater IIT Delhi. He was the co-chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Innovation Ecosystems. At present,Dr Soumitra is also the Chief Academic Advisor to the Artificial Intelligence Forum of the Confederation of Indian Industry..
Bala Chandra is the Founder and CEO of Vernalis, a tech company that has assisted several Fortune 50 companies across the globe in their digital transformation. A design and technology enthusiast, Chandra has built an organization that offers innovative solutions to technological roadblocks and improved talent management to foster the holistic development of several companies. Chandra is a brilliant engineer and leader who has accumulated vast experience by working and guiding global giants like Gillette, Texas Instruments, and Ernst & Young, as well as several innovative start-up firms in Silicon Valley.
Akshay is the Co-Founder and CTO at DeltaX which is a product-focused startup in theadvertising technology space. DeltaX is bootstrapped over the last 8 years, and has clients across the globe. Akshay is an experienced technical leader having over 14 years of experience with high-tech startups. He has a strong background as a hands-on developer and then a technical architect with deep expertise in cloud computing, building web-scale distributed systems, and productizing machine learning models.
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