Orion Edutech acquires majority stake in Brain Valley Solutions

22nd January 2015 | By Mouseworld Now Correspondent |

Chennai, January 22, 2015: Orion Edutech, a leading Indian skill development company, has said that it has acquired 67% stake in Chennai based, Brain Valley Software Pvt. Ltd., an innovative independent assessment solution for corporates & education institutes. This partnership will equip Orion Edutech with Brain Valley’s scalable cloud-based solution, Quizky, for conducting error-free high-stake tests, addressing the Indian $3.4 billion vocational/ corporate training market which isgrowingat15% annually.

Funded by Ventureast, Orion Edutech, a leading skill development company, established in 2007, provides training to more than 1.4 million job aspirants, in addition to placing more than 1 lakh candidates in over350 companies from 150+ training centres spread across 19 states in India. The company has implemented technology in its delivery mechanism to maintain quality across centres and is planning to invest extensively in technology.
By virtue of acquiring a majority stake Orion will now own the IP of Brain Valley’s flagship assessment solution Quizky. This strategic investment will augment Orion Edutech with its powerful, feature-rich cloud based simulated test interface, providing a detailed analysis, automating and streamlining tests. Quizky enables users to author content, analyse the performance of students and deliver seamless testsOnline and Offline, most importantly supports multiple branches and divisions facilitating effective test administration. Ideal for schools, coaching centres and organizations with multiple zones, branches and divisions, this solution quickly and efficiently administers tests for students, employees and candidates, constantly tracking improvement areas for students.
Brain Valley was founded in 2011 providing more than 1.5 Million assessmentsfor an array of competitive exams.Brain Valley’s existing customers include leading Corporates, National competitive test prep institutes and coaching centres like Kotak, Baijus, IMS, Mahesh Tutorial etc.
“By focussing on specifically to understand the assessment requirements on an individual student our platform provides granular multi-tier analytics to help institutes dissect student /faculty performances, we have received exciting responses from our customers who have not been able to achieve the results with traditional testing methods” explains Anand, Business Head Sales and Marketing, BrainValley.
“Brain Valley’s acquisition will provide us an assessment platform which will seamlessly integrate with our training and skill development programmes. Considering the existing team’s experience and expertise, it has the potential to achieve massive scale and play an important role in improving student learning experiences.” said Sanjeev Kothari, Co-founder Director of Orion Edutech.
“With Orion’s investment, we will continue to invest in strengthening our technology and reaching out to more institutes across India.” said Shankar Prabhu, Founder and MD of Brain Valley.

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