BBC News on Friday, May 13, 2011
Shantanu Prakash, the entrepreneur who saw the value in inspiring students and bringing lessons to life. He sensed there was a business opportunity in the widespread dissatisfaction with educational standards he encountered. In the early 1990s, he set up Educomp, a business which provides computer services and learning materials to schools and colleges. Over the years, Educomp has made the transition from an educational content provider to a company that also runs educational institutions. He compares the expansion to climbing a ladder. "With every rung that you climb, you can see something farther and you can see something beyond. With every new thing we did, we unlocked the doors for a couple more opportunities."