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Edtech platform UpGrad acquires Bengaluru-based CohortPlus for an undisclosed amount

Online education venture UpGrad has acquired Bengaluru-based CohortPlus, a community platform focused at Product Management and Data Science for an undisclosed amount. CohortPlus is an online community, which brings together all career aspirants on a single platform, where they can network with each other, ask and clarify doubts, and be aware of the latest updates in the field of Data Science and product management. Its users can post their questions and get various perspectives from industry professionals and can also get assistance for job interviews. Its user base includes 31,100+ professionals from around the world from companies like Google, Adobe, Facebook, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Uber, Amazon, Practo, Zomato, etc.
CohortPlus claims to be bringing rich consumer insights, which will enable UpGrad to enhance its offerings for the learners “Employees in India are looking forward to picking up new-age skills to make themselves more relevant in the current workforce. UpGrad’s highly engaging online learning solution along with CohortPlus’s deep penetration in the community of Data Scientists and Product Managers will allow us to reach a much larger and relevant audience,” Ronnie Screwvala and Mayank Kumar, Co-founders, UpGrad said in a joint statement. CohortPlus and Upgrad together will provide a great opportunity for all the career aspirants and industry professionals to improve their skills in Data Sciences.