Varun C Bhagath

Why School Management Systems Need to Evolve for Remote Schooling

It was a typical foggy frigid morning on 2nd February 2018 in Delhi. Select members of our team at Gray Matters Capital were attending the EdTech Review Summit and Expo 2018 with our then CEO, Ragini Bajaj Chaudhary opening the event by chairing a panel discussion on investment opportunities in India’s EdTech sector with leaders […]

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What makes WhatsApp the preferred medium of choice for School Continuity?

As we continue to explore communications and technological tools to help low cost private schools circumvent the challenges brought about by COVID-19 lockdowns across the world with our ‘Technologies for School Resilience’ blog series, we at Gray Matters Capital along with our education finance entities – EdFin Microfinance Bank in Nigeria, Taleem Finance Company Ltd. […]

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Education via Toll Free Numbers, SMS and Missed Calls | Part 2: Non-Internet based technologies for School Continuity

In our last blog, Broadcast the New EdTech, we began delving into non-internet based technologies such as radio and television that schools can use to ensure education continuity for their students. We took cognizance of the need for more accessible technologies so as to reduce the disparities between those with economic means to access online […]

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Broadcast the New EdTech? Part 1: Non-Internet based Technologies for School Continuity

COVID-19 and the resultant school closures due to lockdowns being imposed by governments across many countries presents itself as an insurmountable challenge for many schools and students alike from an education continuity perspective. As much as it has been an adversity, it has presented itself as an opportunity for companies in the EdTech space around […]

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Supporting Social Enterprises in Ghana by partnering with Ghana Innovation Hub

To develop innovative businesses in any country, it is imperative that start-ups get access to quality support services and access to finance within the ecosystem to be able to journey from ‘incipience to scale to impact’. Be it a physical working space that facilitates a conducive environment for learning and ideas to be nurtured, offering […]

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#GivingTuesday: A Day when Gray Matters Capital Celebrated Generosity to Sow the Seeds of Impact

Generosity is contagious. Haven’t we all experienced a sense of satisfaction after performing an act of helping others and seeing others happy? Be it helping a blind person cross the road or unencumbering an old lady off her burden of carrying her bag? Visiting orphanages, old age homes or even kennels and making a difference […]

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