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Vawsum Startup Enables teachers to send instant updates to parents!

Vawsum

Vawsum is a DIPP, GoI-recognised start-up that aims to revolutionize the scenario of education in India. It is a mobile application that makes learning awesome! Using Vawsum, different stakeholders of an institute (teachers, students, parents, alumni) can connect with each other.

The Product

Teachers put in a lot of effort for the great future of a child. Similarly, a parent’s foremost desire is to ensure his excellent education. However, the most important stakeholders of a child’s journey still depend on age-old modes of communication between themselves. This results in delayed and times lost communication.

Vawsum brings these stakeholders of an educational institution closer. Now a teacher can send media rich communication to the parents at the click of a button. Now a parent gets updates like classwork, homework, child specific feedback, report cards, fees updates, etc. on the go. Moreover, teachers can share freely available educational videos from YouTube or other sources with the children. Above all, Vawsum enables schools which cannot afford computers and smart-classes to provide world class technological amenities to the students.

We sell Vawsum to educational institutes serving all age groups from kindergartens to post-graduation. Tuition centres and coaching institutes also use the product.

It’s Learning Management System helps in disseminating relevant, easy to understand and effective learning materials to the students directly, augmenting their learning experience and providing a platform that promises a world of equal opportunities for all.

Apart from an elegant easy to use product, Vawsum boasts of vernacular language integration and SMS support. It even works on 2G networks and runs on low-end smartphones as well. Our unique differentiator is our on-ground on boarding and customer service teams which ensure that our customers make the transition to the digital world seamlessly.

Our Team

The Founding team hails from best colleges of the country and have worked with various leading MNCs. They have extensive experience across various domains, and a desire to revolutionise the education sector of India. Our Founding Team brings in diverse functional expertise across Technology, Sales & Marketing, Finance & Procurement with overall experience of leading large scale businesses of leading MNCs. Strong educational footing, complementing skills, diverse backgrounds but a common passion to make learning awesome is what defines the team.

  • Aditya Maheswari (Founder & CEO)

Aditya is an Economics graduate from Presidency College (Kolkata). He completed his Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Faculty of Management Studies (Delhi) in 2010. He also holds a CFA (USA) degree.

Founder Of Vawsum
Founder and CEO

Aditya started off as a Management Trainee in Hindustan Unilever Limited in 2010 and moved on to lead the Procurement function for Lakme. In his last role at Unilever, he was the Sr Procurement Manager responsible for all India tea procurement planning.

  • Sayantan Bhattacharjee (Co-Founder & COO)

Sayantan completed his Bachelors of Science – Economics Honours from Calcutta University in 2008, followed by Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from NarseeMonjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai in 2010.

Sayantan has served various roles in Sales, Marketing and Business Strategy in Madura Coats, Avon Beauty Products and VLCC.

  • Gagan Maheshwari (Co-Founder & CTO)

Gagan is a B. Tech from Birla Institute of Technology (BIT), Mesra. He has over a decade long experience across leading organisations like Infosys, HP and Samsung.

Our Competition :

Our biggest competitor is WhatsApp and Bulk SMS players. Schools are gradually warming up to an idea like Vawsum.

Word of mouth has been the principal driver for growth. Schools have been able to attract more students using the Vawsum differentiator. This has encouraged them to make Vawsum a part of all their marketing materials

Our Milestones :

Vawsum has transformed the lives of 200000+ students across the country across 600+ schools.

Visit website here: https://www.vawsum.com/

What do you think?

Written by Raghava

Raghava is Google certified digital marketer,Wordpress consultant and Founder at Startupsindia.in .

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