studypadFour IIT-Kharagpur graduates start international edtech startup StudyPad

YourStory (November 6, 2019)

How 4 college friends built a profitable international edtech startup

Edtech startup StudyPad managed to break even within three months of its first app launch. Its offering Splash Math is used in more than 150 countries by 30 million users.

Pictured (L to R): Arpit Jain, Umang Jain, Mayank Jain and Joy Deep Nath

Classmates, hostel wingmates and friends--Joy Deep Nath ('08), Mayank Jain ('08), Umang Jain ('08) and Arpit Jain ('08)--knew right from their college days at IIT-Kharagpur, that they wanted to be their own bosses. In fact, the group of four always had an entrepreneurial streak having built their first startup as IIT students.

In their fifth year at Kharagpur, while pursuing a dual degree in computer science, they launched their first startup Intinno. They even managed to convince their professors to consider it a masters programme project and earn academic credits for it. (Read More)