NumberNagar – Second Cohort Export Champion

 


Technology innovation in education

Location: London
Company website: http://www.numbernagar.org
Sector: Education

NumberNagar® is an invention in experiential learning (Maths, Sciences, English), for children of age 6 to 14. Its objective is to make learning contextual, engaging and enjoyable.

NumberNagar® offers the following, based on proprietary 5C™ methodology, across curricula.

– Creative Learning Space (Connect learning to real Life)
– Unique Concept Kits (Clarity of concepts)
– Comprehensive Teacher Training (Fine-tune teacher’s knowledge and skill sets)
– Customised Assessment (Validate Competence)

For these innovations, NumberNagar® has received Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) from the Government of India and became an IDA award winner in 2015. NumberNagar® is established in India with 50 school and franchise engagements.

Evidences of NumberNagar’s® success have been shared in various research and academic forums across the globe. NumberNagar® tech enablers will comprise of Analytics, AI and AR.

CommonwealthFirst will support NumberNagar® with further research and business collaborations across the Commonwealth in Asia, Africa and North America.

 

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How did you hear about the CWF programme and what made you apply?
Heard about the CWF programme from contacts in UK. The objectives, vision and mission of this programme made us apply.

How did the idea for your business come about?
We believe that every child on this planet deserves a better learning experience. Hence, the idea of developing learning products. The focus is on developing products, which involve a holistic learning experience, involving tactile and tech.

What difficulties have you encountered setting up your business?
We have faced difficulties in locating the right strategic partners to take our products to market.

What are the biggest trade and export challenges you face?
The biggest challenges will be in securing the right VISAs that enable long-term business development.

What are the most crucial things you have done to grow and develop your business?
We have invented experiential learning products. This has been crucial to differentiate our belief and addressing children’s need. We will continue our approach on inventions.

What are you hoping to get out of the CWF programme?
We aim to be the best champion ever selected by CWF programme.

What is a typical working day for you?
My working day starts with a long walk. Thinking and strategising key initiatives. Post breakfast work burst has always allowed doing a final check on the plans for the rest of the day. Office is strategically close to home. First half is about key reviews of business and products. Team lunch always helps synergise with leaders. Second half is typically meeting customers/business/partners.

Where would you like your business to be in 5 years time?
We like our business to be a successful global brand in 5 years.

What advice would you give to anybody looking to set up an SME?
Be self funded till proof of concept is established.

 

This interview was conducted as part of the CommonwealthFirst Export Champion interview series. Apply now to become an Export Champion.