AlmaShines: Transforming Education Eco-System with Alumni
Palash Agarwal, Founder & Diretor - Product, Kapil Dev Advani, Founder & Director - Business
Manohar Sharma, Founder & Director - Technology
" YOY, AlmaShines has been doubling the number of its partner institutions, which now stands at 250+ and growing its presence across more than 35 Cities in India"
In 2014, they kick started the operations of AlmaShines from Noida. It didn’t take them much long to realize that there is a lot to explore & learn in their pursuit and hence they began looking for advisors & incubators. “That is where we came across icreate, an Ahmedabad based incubator. Fortunately we got selected in their Direct Incubation Program and moved to Ahmedabad,” says Palash Agarwal, Founder & Director - Product.
This was followed by acquiring the first set of users and pilot clients in Ahmedabad and as of today, AlmaShines is rendering its services to half a million users and 250+ paid institutions. Kapil informs, “Overall we have had tremendous set of learning about our markets, expectations of clients, engaging the wide user base and it has ultimately helped us to be more confident to emerge as a leading ed-tech company.”
Channelizing Interaction between Institutes, Alumni and its Students
Known to offer end to end alumni management solutions allowing institutions to manage their alumni relations with just 5 hours/month, AlmaShines’ key strength lies in the level of automation and intelligence that is implemented in their services. This not only eliminates the redundant tasks for
AlmaShines'thorough expertise on Alumni Management, robust technology & customer centric approach has helped us to emerge as a leading alumni networking company in India. “With Government of support to the startup ecosystem, we are looking forward to align our strategies with the Government Policies,” avers Palash.
YOY, AlmaShines has been doubling the number of its partner institutions, which now stands at 250+ and growing its presence across more than 35 Cities in India. The team’s ultimate chase is to make the educational institutions self-sufficient in terms of resources required to provide a quality education to the students. “Lately, even the government has been acknowledging the tremendous support that alumni can bring for the institutions so definitely we are looking forward to create a huge impact on the education system in the coming years,” Manohar concludes.