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M.R. Asks 3 Questions: Karl Mehta, Founder & CEO of EdCast Inc.

Sand Hill June 21, 2021

M.R. Asks 3 Questions: Karl Mehta, Founder & CEO of EdCast Inc.

Karl Mehta is a serial entrepreneur, author, investor, engineer, and civil servant with over 20 years of experience in founding, building, and funding technology companies in the U.S. and international markets. He is currently Founder & CEO of EdCast Inc., a next-generation knowledge platform company and former venture partner at Menlo Ventures, a leading VC firm of Silicon Valley with over $4B under management. Previously, he was the Founder & CEO of PlaySpan Inc., acquired by Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), the world’s largest payment network.

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Genpact, EdCast, and Positive Planet US Partner to Provide Free Online Learning to Under-resourced Entrepreneurs

May 20, 2021

Program expands Genpact’s successful Adapt and Rise on-demand digital learning platform, adding entrepreneurial education critical for business and community success

NEW YORK and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.May 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — To help under-resourced entrepreneurs develop critical skills for success in today’s challenging and competitive economic environment, three leading organizations are coming together to expand the depth of content available in a free online learning platform designed to enable business success and, in turn, help spur community-based economic revival.

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EdCast Announces Employee Experience (EX) Inside Cisco Webex

May 10, 2021

Webex users can now gain a full digital workspace experience all completely within Webex

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EdCast announced the launch of its employee experience (EX) platform inside the Cisco Webex App Hub today. The seamless integration between the two platforms enables users to get unified discovery and access to personalized content and experts directly within Webex. With this integration, companies and employees can now enhance employee experience with EdCast for Webex, bringing AI-powered content from both internal and external sources alongside Webex collaboration workflows.

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The Talent Enterprise and EdCast Announce Skilling and Workforce Development Partnership

April 27, 2021

The Talent Enterprise and EdCast Announce Skilling and Workforce Development Partnership: Upskilling Initiative to Target Emerging Economies in Middle East, Asia and Africa

MUMBAI, India–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Talent Enterprise and EdCast announced today a partnership focused on upskilling and workforce development that will be rolled-out in key emerging and fast-growing economies of the Middle East, Asia and Africa, as well as key regions in Europe and the Americas. The vision of transitioning to a service-led economy in order to drive continued economic growth demands a qualified and competent workforce. Learning and assessment will form a critical component of this career transitioning. The synergy this partnership offers will help companies effectively navigate both in the dynamic new world of work.

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From social learning to crowdsourcing: CII Global Knowledge Summit highlights the power of digital collaboration

Your Story April 7, 2021

From social learning to crowdsourcing: CII Global Knowledge Summit highlights the power of digital collaboration

“Skilling is at the heart of transforming nations. It is indeed the biggest opportunity and challenge of the decade,” explains Nishchae Suri, President, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa, EdCast, in a chat with YourStory.

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EdCast Announces Updates to EdCast’s Employee Experience App on Salesforce AppExchange

March 18, 2021

EdCast Announces Updates to EdCast’s Employee Experience App on Salesforce AppExchange, the World’s Leading Enterprise Cloud Marketplace

Customers Can Now Benefit from EdCast’s Skilling and Learning Experience Solution Integrated with Salesforce

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EdCast announced today it has updated its talent experience platform on Salesforce AppExchange, providing customers new ways to upskill, train and learn without leaving Salesforce. Extending upon the promise of learning in the flow of work, EdCast brings relevant, useful and impactful upskilling, greatly enhancing the employee experience (EX) inside Salesforce. Sales teams can leverage these corporate learning capabilities without leaving the Salesforce interface.

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EdCast and edX Give 100,000+ Small Businesses Free Access to Upskilling and Reskilling Tools to Navigate Economic Volatility

September 30, 2020

In partnership with Adecco, the International Chamber of Commerce and edX, EdCast invests $315 million in workforce education for small and mid-sized businesses

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EdCast announced today a commitment to helping small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) unlock organizational productivity and innovation by waiving access fees to Spark by EdCast that features access to edX courses and programs for one year. This $315M initiative is made possible by EdCast’s SMB partners — Adecco, the International Chamber of Commerce, and edX — in an effort to help SMBs overcome challenges brought on by this year’s pandemic-related economic volatility.

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EdCast and General Assembly Join Forces to Expand Access to Tech Skills Training

August 18, 2020

Partnership will deliver General Assembly’s industry-leading upskilling programs on EdCast’s platform to expand training options for Fortune 500 employees

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EdCast, the award-winning learning experience platform (LXP) that delivers upskilling and training to employees at Global 2000 companies and NGOs worldwide, today announced a partnership with General Assembly, which has provided training to nearly 80,000 learners in high-demand fields like data science, digital marketing, and user-experience design. Through the unique initiative, General Assembly will offer its programs, courses, and certifications through the EdCast Marketplace, enabling thousands of employers and millions of end-users to access training for the digital skills that are a prerequisite for success in today’s increasingly complex economy.

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EdCast Launches Career Pathing and Internal Mobility Solutions for Talent Retention and Upskilling

August 12, 2020

EdCast announced that, in conjunction with talent management partners, it has launched new and integrated career pathing and internal mobility solutions. This allows the company to offer complete and personalized talent management and upskilling capabilities, including skills assessments and talent marketplace integrations.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF. (PRWEB) AUGUST 12, 2020  — EdCast, the award-winning AI-powered Knowledge Cloud company, announced that, in conjunction with talent management partners, it has launched new and integrated career pathing and internal mobility solutions. This allows the company to offer complete and personalized talent management and upskilling capabilities. These solutions include skills assessments and talent marketplace integrations with other leading talent companies to offer internal mobility and job role matching capabilities for a complete talent development platform.

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EdCast Recognized by USA Today & Comparably Among Best Companies for Diversity & Professional Development; CEO Karl Mehta Honored Along with Company for 4th Straight Year

July 24, 2020

EdCast, the AI-powered Knowledge Cloud, is pleased to announce the company being recognized with 2020 “Best Professional Development” and “Best CEOs for Diversity” awards for small-to-mid-size companies by Comparably.com and USA Today

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