When education met entrepreneurship: Teach For India steps into startup ecosystem to empower early-stage edtech firms

When education met entrepreneurship: Teach For India steps into startup ecosystem to empower early-stage edtech firms

  • With an aim to incubate and empower "promising early-stage entrepreneurs”, TFI founded InnovatED .
  • It reaches entrepreneurs in all seven TFI cities, operating on a hybrid model that combines in-person or physical support (through entrepreneur convening), virtual support (through peer-to-peer learning, and masterclasses) and digital support (through its in-house learning platform, and curated micro-learning videos).
  • An in-depth classroom engagement spanning across two years also provides them with a window to get acquainted with the realities of India’s education system— 76 percent of students do not make it to a higher education system; 52 percent of Class V students cannot read a Class II textbook; and 52 percent , approximately nine lakh teacher vacancies, exist across primary and upper primary schools.
  • Founded by Aditya KV, Umoya Sports provides holistic development opportunities for students with disabilities, and builds an inclusive culture in schools through the medium of sports.


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