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Shikho acquires Bohubrihi, a platform for on-line skilled programs

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Shikho, who already supplied college students with inexpensive digital sources and instruments to achieve tutorial programs, will now be capable to do the identical for these wanting to achieve skilled expertise

Shikho, the Dhaka-based EdTech startup, has confirmed its acquisition of Bohubrihi, a number one on-line skilled course platform within the nation.

The transfer indicators an acceleration of Shikho’s broader imaginative and prescient to offer high quality schooling and instruction for learners of all ages in Bangladesh, stated a press launch.

Shikho, who already supplied college students with inexpensive digital sources and instruments to achieve tutorial programs, will now be capable to do the identical for these wanting to achieve skilled expertise.

The deal reportedly entails each money and inventory, whereas Bohubrihi co-founder and CEO Md Yanur Islam Piash will proceed to run the enterprise becoming a member of Shikho as the pinnacle of their skilled studying vertical.

Shahir Chowdhury, co-founder and CEO of Shikho, stated: “Yanur has deep area experience and is a confirmed entrepreneur who shares our ardour for democratizing entry to a high-quality schooling. We’re purposely constructing a crew of visionary leaders and Piash will likely be instrumental in serving to obtain our ambitions, as Shikho quickly scales and strikes in the direction of offering skilled and expertise centered studying.”

Bohubrihi was based in 2016 when Yanur was nonetheless a chemical engineering scholar at Bangladesh College of Engineering and Expertise (Buet.)

Right this moment the platform has over 100,000 registered customers, 63 skilled and skills-based programs with over 4,500 video classes.

College students can enroll in a wide range of programs that drive tangible profession centered studying outcomes.

A few of the hottest programs on the platform embrace net and app improvement, knowledge science methods and digital advertising and marketing strategies, amongst many others.

“I’m very excited in regards to the future and this new problem as we glance to scale and unlock a number of speedy synergies by leveraging Shikho’s world class know-how and knowledge structure. For Bohubrihi learners, this implies an enhanced studying expertise, higher assist and higher possibilities of success with deeper ties with trade,” stated Md Yanur Islam, now head {of professional} studying at Shikho.

Since elevating a $1.3 million seed spherical from world enterprise capital corporations in August earlier this 12 months, Shikho has launched a number of new programs for the Secondary and Increased Secondary Certificates exams, launched a dwell class answer bringing to market a primary of its sort in-app interactive digital classroom, launched a web-portal and has grown their crew from 60 to over 280 workers sturdy.





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