NSE Academy acquires majority stake in deep tech education firm TalentSprint

NSE Academy Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Stock Exchange Limited on Nov 17 announced acquisition of Deep Tech education firm TalentSprint Private Ltd. The company is a leading education technology provider in the professional learning and executive education space and headquartered in Hyderabad. 

TalentSprint augments NSE Academy’s objective to be the leader in the Education segment with the aim of Continuous Life Long Learning right from K12, University to Executive level/Corporate learning, not only in finance skills but also adjacent areas in emerging technology areas such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Fintech and Blockchain in the capital market and BFSI domain through online and offline modes. In recent times there has been high demand for skill acquisition/upgradation in these areas which are also leading to employment avenues for the nation’s young graduates and workforce. Moreover, these latest technologies have the biggest impact in the BFSI space and hence an expansion in these areas is a natural progression for NSE Academy. 

 TalentSprint offers advanced certification programs in emerging and deep technologies to aspiring and experienced professionals using a hybrid online/onsite model. The programs are offered in deep and collaborative partnership with prestigious academic institutions and global corporations.  Various programs offer coverage of new-age subjects including Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Computational Data Science, FinTech, Blockchain, Cybersecurity, AI Marketing, Digital Health and Digital and Robotic Process Automation. The company’s digital learning platform also powers online campuses for major academic institutions.

Speaking on the occasion of this strategic announcement, Vikram Limaye, MD and CEO, NSE said “NSE’s mission has been to support the growth of Indian capital markets and financial education has been the biggest enabler to achieving this goal. As the BFSI industry evolves into a more tech enabled industry, it is but imperative that we strengthen our expertise in the education space by adding new and emerging technologies. TalentSprint’s vision and portfolio offerings complement our growth ambitions in this space and we are very excited about this partnership”.

Dr. Santanu Paul, Co-Founder and CEO, TalentSprint said “We share a common vision of how digital platforms are enablers of trust, quality, and scale, and how important it is to rapidly disseminate high-quality deep tech expertise to all professionals across BFSI, Technology, Consulting, and emerging sectors. There are six million working professionals in India today in need of deep tech knowledge interventions, and another ten million college students waiting to enter the workforce with adequate future-proof skills. Between us, we have all the necessary synergies – capabilities, reach, resources, partnerships – to become a powerhouse in deep tech education and empower the workforce of tomorrow.”