XSEED Chennai Technology Centre launched to accelerate EdTech offerings
Singapore based XSEED Education Pte, a leading K-12 education company inaugurated its Chennai Technology Centre on Oct 15th, 2019. XSEED Chennai Technology Center will be the launchpad for the next generation of XSEED’s education technology product platform.
Speaking at the inauguration of the centre, Ashish Rajpal (Founder of CEO and XSEED) noted “The launch of the Chennai Technology Center is a big step forward to realise XSEED’s vision to create an independent affordable personalised learning system that enables children to master concepts at their own pace through engaging learning experiences and equip teachers to provide quality mentorship through personalised analytics. We are very excited about the possibility of using the Chennai Technology Center as a launchpad to bring out the next generation of technology-enabled XSEED products and platform.”
The Chennai Technology Center builds on a series of steps XSEED has taken in developing its capability in Education Technology. XSEED had launched MAX as a blended digital & experiential learning program – based on the proven XSEED method & powered by light hardware – that strengthens Math, Science & English concepts based and provides personalised assessment learning performance. In 2015 XSEED acquired Pleolabs, a young New Delhi based startup with expertise in school learning management system. In 2019 XSEED followed this up by acquiring Report Bee, a Chennai-based education technology firm focused on assessment analytics and reporting in K-12 schools.
The XSEED Chennai Technology Center will be staffed with top talent in mobile & web application development, architecture, user-experience & data-science. The workspace has been designed to facilitate focused creative work and virtual collaboration with XSEED’s academic. product and business teams based in Singapore, Delhi and Bangalore. The centre is located at Cathedral Garden Road, Nungambakkam, in Chennai
About XSEED Education
XSEED is among the few companies in K-12 school education who have demonstrated innovation, scale, impact, and commercial success. Founded by Ashish Rajpal, a Harvard alum who quit an international corporate career to pursue his vision for children, XSEED is quietly disrupting Asia’s school education markets with its pioneering XSEED Method based program that emphasizes 21st-century skills over rote memorization. Headquartered in Singapore with development centres in Delhi, Chennai and Bangalore, XSEED reaches a million children in 8 countries. The company has built a world-class bench of top business and academic talent that includes alumni of top institutes including Harvard, IITs, and IIMs. XSEED has built a profitable business model and raised two rounds of growth capital from Lighthouse Funds and Verlinvest. MIT’s Legatum Center and WISE (the World Innovation Summit for Education), have featured XSEED and its founder Ashish Rajpal as case-studies of breakthrough innovation in improving elementary education.