PR Newswire | 29 Jan, 2015
CHANDIGARH, India: Online education platform WizIQ teams up with India's largest online marketplace Snapdeal.com to offer its wide range of skill development e-learning courses to job seekers, working professionals and students. As a part of this association, WizIQ is listing over 150 online courses designed by top industry experts on Snapdeal.com's marketplace to reach out to the company's massive audience of over 40 million users.
This collaboration will allow learners to choose from courses offered by thousands of instructors in popular and in-demand categories such as technology, project management, business, finance, languages, lifestyle, music and several test preparation courses for entrance exams like IAS, CAT and IBPS. Most of these categories are completely new on Snapdeal.com's marketplace and will bring in learning opportunities for everyone like never before.
For more information, visit: http://www.snapdeal.com/brand/wiziq/e-learning
All the courses offered by WizIQ are created and owned by instructors, making them completely teacher driven and providing learners with the unique benefit of learning directly from experts in the comfort of their own homes via online medium. Some of the very popular teachers offering their courses on Snapdeal.com via WizIQ include Prof. N.S. Toor, Ravi Handa, Gaurav Tekrival and Dr. Anil Lamba.
Harman Singh, CEO of WizIQ, says, "Our association with Snapdeal.com has been fruitful and our topline has grown on the expected lines. We plan to increase our user base with this grand association and I firmly believe this partnership will bring long term benefits."
Rishabh Arora, VP at Snapdeal.com, said, "We launched the online education category in February 2014 as a one stop destination for all online courses made accessible to our customers. Within a year of the launch, we have been able to add a great variety of quality courses to the category and have seen an extremely positive response from our customers. We are looking at further building this assortment and have thus partnered with WizIQ. We are focused on making this partnership a success for WizIQ and also look forward to a long term and mutually beneficial partnership."
Snapdeal's vision is to create India's most trusted digital marketplace that creates life-changing experiences for buyers and sellers. In February 2010, Kunal Bahl along with Rohit Bansal, started Snapdeal.com - India's largest online marketplace, with the widest assortment of 10 million+ products across 500+ diverse categories from thousands of regional, national, and international brands and retailers. With over 40 million members and seller base approaching 100,000 sellers, Snapdeal.com is the shopping destination for Internet users across the country, delivering to 5000+ cities and towns in India. The company witnessed phenomenal growth in 2013-14, growing 600% from 2013 to 2014, making it the fastest growing e-commerce company in India, through its leadership in the m-commerce revolution in India, with over 60% of its orders coming from mobile phones. In its journey till now, Snapdeal has partnered with several global marquee investors and individuals such as Softbank, BlackRock, Temasek, eBay Inc., Premji Invest, Intel Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners, Mr. Ratan Tata, among others. Snapdeal.com is currently offering over 10,000 e-learning courses across different streams like professional certifications, competitive exams, school education and study abroad.
For further information, visit: http://www.snapdeal.com
Founded in 2007, WizIQ provides the most comprehensive SaaS-based online education platform in the world, connecting educators and learners for live and self-paced courses. Three hundred thousand active educators and 3.7 million registered learners from more than 100 countries use the company's platform. WizIQ allows educators and learners to choose from both live and self-paced courses - offering the industry's most comprehensive Learning Management System (LMS), Virtual Classroom, and the WizIQ Learning Marketplace, the only global education marketplace to offer live interactive online learning. WizIQ is backed by Bertelsmann SE & Co., which runs Random House, and Kaizen, a private equity fund focused on the education sector.
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