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Schoolguru: 2016 Red Herring Top 100 Asia Winner

Schoolguru Eduserve Pvt. Ltd., a leading Indian premiere technology-led specialized academic services organization, has been awarded the very prestigious Red Herring Asia Top 100 award at an esteemed function in Manila, Philippines.

The award was contested by a large number of organizations from all over Asia. Some of the participant countries included - India, Malaysia, Australia, South Korea, Israel, Singapore, China, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka, United Arab Emirates, Japan, Philippines and Taiwan.

Schoolguru has been recognized as a leading private company in Asia celebrating innovation and technology expertise that brings transformation in education. Mr. Shantanu Rooj, CEO & MD of Schoolguru Eduserve Pvt. Ltd, received the award on behalf of the Company. The primary criteria for selection process included three categories comprising of analyzing project documents, considering management team and assessing in-person presentation showcased to the jury panel.

“In 2016, selecting the top achievers was difficult as always,” said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring. “The variety, depth, disruption and traction we saw from the early stage companies to those with significant scale made 2016 a great vintage to judge. The Asia winners are representative of the amazing ecosystem that never ceases to astound, with new and experienced entrepreneurs continuing to push the barriers of innovation. As one of the winners, Schoolguru should be proud of its accomplishment.”

Schoolguru was evaluated on its efficiency based on financial performance, technological innovation and intellectual property. They jury also reviewed professional journey of the founders, the Company’s business model, customer footprint and strategies for market penetration. The excellent track record of Schoolguru helped the Company distinguish its brand image among other industry peers. Red Herring appreciated Schoolguru as a valuable institution of discovery and advocacy for the most promising new business models in Asia.

About Red Herring

Red Herring Top 100 Asia enlists outstanding entrepreneurs and promising companies. It selects the award winners from approximately 2000 privately financed companies each year in the Asia. Since 1996, Red Herring has kept tabs on these up-and-comers. Red Herring editors were among the first to recognize that companies such as Google, Facebook, Kakao, Alibaba, Twitter, Rakuten,, Xiaomi and YouTube would change the way we live and work.