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Scaler’s Inspiring Journey Spotlighted in ‘The Indian EdTech Story’ Documentary Series by Edstead on Disney+ Hotstar

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Scaler’s Inspiring Journey Spotlighted in ‘The Indian EdTech Story’ Documentary Series by Edstead on Disney+ Hotstar

Scaler, a leading tech education start-up in India, is set to be featured prominently in the documentary series, ‘The Indian EdTech Story,’ produced by Edstead. Scheduled for streaming on Disney+ Hotstar starting 15th February, the series showcases Scaler’s significant impact in transforming tech education for aspiring software developers and engineers across the country.

The documentary highlights Scaler’s commitment to providing industry-relevant, skills-focused, affordable, and accessible technology education. It explores how Scaler has influenced the professional journeys of numerous software engineers, developers, and DSML specialists. ‘The Indian EdTech Story’ aims to showcase the positive contributions of the sector, illustrating the highs and lows of the edtech journey and its pivotal role in creating lasting impacts.

Shekhar Bhattacharjee, Founder of Edstead, shared, “The series aims to illuminate the transformation of education into an affordable and accessible realm for millions. It captures the highs and lows of the edtech sector, underscoring its ongoing commitment to creating a positive impact. Scaler’s journey featured in the documentary serves as a testament to the organization’s dedication to providing quality education and leaving a lasting impact on India’s educational landscape.”

Abhimanyu Saxena, Co-Founder of Scaler and InterviewBit, stated, “We launched Scaler in 2019 with a clear goal to allow aspiring engineers and software developers the perfect environment to learn, grow, and become successful by building a learning product that solves the current issues plaguing the technology education sector. Over the last five years, we have been able to build a solid foundation that is allowing thousands of students and working professionals to thrive. The journey has been full of ups and downs, managed through a pandemic and economic downturn, but our programs have continued to grow and thrive. Sitting down and talking about this experience for the web series has been cathartic and inspiring at the same time. We are super pumped and excited for what is to come.”

Established in 2019, Scaler focuses on upskilling working professionals and educating aspiring engineering students. Its industry-vetted curriculum addresses real-world challenges in the technology industry through two flagship programs: Scaler Academy and Scaler DSML. Learners are mentored by leaders and subject-matter experts from top organizations, including MAANG companies. Scaler has achieved impressive career outcomes, with learners experiencing a 4.5x return on investment and a salary hike of approximately 126% on average.

In a bid to support India’s #SkillIndia mission, Scaler partnered with NSDC last year to meet the growing demand for Software Development Engineers, Data Scientists, and Machine Learning specialists. It has also launched Scaler Neovarsity, an online university offering an outcome-focused Master’s Programme accredited with ECTS, and Scaler School of Technology, a 4-year residential UG program in Computer Science. The Scaler School of Technology received over 54,000 applications for its first batch, indicating strong interest in its innovative approach to undergraduate education.

With a valuation of $710 million, Scaler is backed by prominent global investors like Peak XV Partners (formerly Sequoia Capital India), Tiger Global, and Lightrock India. Its impact in the tech education sector continues to grow, reflecting a commitment to excellence and innovation in education.

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