10 - 11, 2015,
Vivanta by Taj,
Surajkund, New Delhi


5th Annual

   on Education

400+ Entrepreneurs & Professionals
200+ Institutes & Education departments,
50+ Global Experts & Innovators,
1000+ Awards Nominees
One Mega Show


Thankyou for making Indian Education Congress & Awards a grand success.

Session 3

Investment Opportunities in India's Education Space

Time: 2:30 - 3:30

The Investor Perspective: What Types of Companies Will They Invest In?

Session Highlights:
  • Investment opportunities in education: Identifying the next big businesses
  • Scale in education: Decoding the growth mystery
  • Why have there been few large education companies in India?
  • What are the revenue models? Where's the efficacy?
  • What needs to change to make growth sustainable in Indian context?
  • Who will be the consolidators?
  • What are the risks to Investors & Entrepreneurs
  • Opportunities for foreign investors in Indian education sector
  • How franchising can help education business to grow

Session Moderator: Mr. Anand Sudarshan, Founder & Director, Sylvant Advisors Pvt. Ltd.

Anand Sudarshan is an education sector advisor. In addition to his role as Advisor, TVS Capital Funds, he is the Founder & Director of Sylvant Advisors Private Limited. Sylvant focuses on providing a range of advisory ... Read More

Mr. Vijay Shukla, Managing Partner, Eduvisors

Mr.Vijay Shukla is the Managing Partner of Eduvisors (eduvisors.com), India's leading education sector focused business consulting and research services firm. Eduvisors specialized in capacity ... Read More

Mr. Imran Jafar, Partner, Gaja Capital Partners

Imran is a Partner at Gaja Capital. Imran has 16 years of experience in Private Equity, Pharmaceuticals and Technology services in India. Prior to Gaja, Imran worked in a variety of roles of increasing responsibility at ... Read More

Ms. Prachi Windlass, Director-India Education, Michael and Susan Dell Foundation (MSDF)

Prachi is in charge of the foundation's education work in India, which spans large scale school system transformations, assessments, remedial education and leadership development. She also leads the foundation's ... Read More

Mr. Sanjay Bansal, Founder & Managing Director, Aurum Equity Partners LLP

Sanjay Bansal, an investment-banking veteran, is the Founder and Managing Partner of Aurum Equity Partner. Mr. Bansal has over 20 years of experience, with a deep and ground understanding exposure of handling... Read More

Ms. Neha Grover, Vice President, Baring Private Equity Partners (India) Pvt. Ltd.

Ms. Neha Grover is responsible for top-down analysis and investment opportunities in sectors such as Education, Textiles, and Agri-inputs, and has evaluated and recommended investments on a bottom-up basis in ... Read More

Mr. Avinash Mishra, Sr. Portfolio Associate, Acumen Fund, India

Mr. Avinash is a Sr. Portfolio Associate with Acumen Fund India, where he is focused on finding innovative, sustainable and market driven solutions with the potential to provide an excellent education and upskilling for ... Read More