UNext Learning Acquires Jigsaw Academy
Manipal-backed edtech start-up UNext Learning acquires data science institute Jigsaw Academy in its first year of launch
UNext Learning, the Manipal Group-backed edtech learning organisation, today announced that it has acquired India’s leading data science and emerging technologies institute, Jigsaw Academy. With this transaction, UNext Learning will further strengthen its higher education offerings by adding specialised professional certifications in trending domains shaping the business world today. With this acquihire, Jigsaw co-founders, Gaurav Vohra and Sarita Digumarti, will join UNext as Chief Business Officer and Chief Learning Officer, respectively, and all employees from Jigsaw Academy will transition to UNext Learning.
Jigsaw Academy was founded to address the skills gap in the industry through programmes in artificial intelligence, machine learning, cloud, and cybersecurity among others through strategic partnerships with illustrious institutions such as the Indian Institute of Management - Indore, HackerU (Israel), and NASSCOM FutureSkills. It has transformed the careers of 50,000+ students, is recognised in over 30 countries, and has collaborated with many Fortune 500 companies across the world. It has been consistently recognised as No. 1 in the ‘Top 10 Data Science Institutes in India’ several years in a row.
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