NSE Academy acquires majority stake in deep tech education firm TalentSprint

By : |November 17, 2020 0

NSE Academy Limited is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the National Stock Exchange Limited. The ed-tech firm today announced the acquisition of Deep Tech education firm TalentSprint Private Ltd. The company is provides professional learning and executive education space. It is headquartered in Hyderabad.

Speaking on the occasion of this strategic announcement, Mr Vikram Limaye, MD and CEO, NSE stated his pleasure at the partnership. He also said, “NSE’s mission has been to support the growth of Indian capital markets. Thus, financial education has been the biggest enabler to achieving this goal. As the BFSI industry evolves into a more tech-enabled industry; it is but imperative that we strengthen our expertise in the education space by adding new and emerging technologies. TalentSprint’s vision and portfolio offerings complement our growth ambitions in this space.”

About the Partneship between NSE and TalentSprint

TalentSprint augments NSE Academy’s objective to be the leader in the Education segment. It aims of Continuous Life Long Learning right from K12, University to Executive level/Corporate learning. And this is not limited to skills but also adjacent areas in emerging technology areas. These include Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Fintech and Blockchain in the capital market and BFSI domain through online and offline modes.

In recent times there has been a high demand for skill acquisition/upgradation in these areas which are also leading to employment avenues for the nation’s young graduates and workforce. Moreover, these latest technologies have the biggest impact in the BFSI space and hence an expansion in these areas is a natural progression for NSE Academy.

Dr Santanu Paul, Co-Founder and CEO, TalentSprint expressed his delight at partnering with NSE Academy. He further said, “We share a common vision of how digital platforms are enablers of trust, quality, and scale; how important it is to rapidly disseminate high-quality deep tech expertise to all professionals across BFSI, Technology, Consulting, and emerging sectors. There are six million working professionals in India today. They need deep tech knowledge interventions. Then there are another ten million college students waiting to enter the workforce with adequate future-proof skills. Between us, we have all the necessary synergies – capabilities, reach, resources, partnerships – to become a powerhouse in deep tech education and empower the workforce of tomorrow.”

Abhilash Misra, CEO NSE Academy said that this partnership creates unique possibilities in the education ecosystem. He also added, “We look forward to jointly bringing new deep tech skilling opportunities that will have a long term impact on the future of learning and work.”

TalentSping Offerings

TalentSprint offers advanced certification programs in emerging and deep technologies. The customer base includes aspiring and experienced professionals using a hybrid online/onsite model. It offers the programs in a deep and collaborative partnership with prestigious academic institutions and global corporations. Various programs offer coverage of new-age subjects; including Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Computational Data Science, FinTech, Blockchain, Cybersecurity, AI Marketing, Digital Health and Digital and Robotic Process Automation. The company’s digital learning platform also powers online campuses for major academic institutions.

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