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Facebook backs Delhi-based tutor enablement platform ‘XPrep’ as part of its global programme FBStart, designed to help early-stage Mobile Startups

XPrep has acquired a base of more than 100 tutors and over 6,000 students across Delhi-NCR

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New Delhi, December 13, 2016: Facebook has backed Delhi-based tutor enablement platform XPrep as part of its global programme FBStart which is designed to help early-stage mobile startups.

Under the programme, XPrep has received $40,000 worth of credits and services from Facebook and its partners like Amazon Web Service (AWS), Dropbox, Adobe and MailChimp, the company said in a statement on Tuesday.

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“There lies a huge opportunity in supplementing the assistance-based offline education system using online technologies. Paying customers are a testimony to our product and we aim to build better going ahead. FBStart is going to help us achieve this goal faster,” said Mukul Rustagi, CEO, XPrep.

XPrep has also earned access to an exclusive community of developers and mentorship from the Menlo Park-headquartered team of Facebook engineers.

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XPrep was started in September 2015 and serves as a platform to fill the gap within the tutor-parent community.

It enables parents to monitor their child’s progress during the course of tuition while helping tutors serve their batches efficiently and scale their business.

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“”FBStart will help us bring down our technology costs considerably. This money can then be redirected to our marketing and team building activities which will, in turn, help us embark on a higher growth trajectory,” Rustagi added.

XPrep has acquired a base of more than 100 tutors and over 6,000 students across Delhi-NCR and plans to expand to other cities soon. (IANS)

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Adobe, Microsoft and SAP Introduce Open Data Initiative

Adobe, Microsoft and SAP are partnering to reimagine the customer experience management category

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In an effort to empower companies to derive more value from their data and deliver better customer experiences, Adobe, Microsoft and SAP have introduced the Open Data Initiative (ODI).

Announced at the “Microsoft Ignite” conference here late on Monday, the initiative will enhance data exchange between the applications and platforms offered by the three companies.

“Together with Adobe and SAP, we are taking a first, critical step to helping companies achieve a level of customer and business understanding that has never before been possible,” said Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.

“Organisations everywhere have a massive opportunity to build AI-powered digital feedback loops for predictive power, automated workflows and, ultimately, improved business outcomes,” he added.

Companies around the world use software and services from Adobe, Microsoft and SAP to run product development, operations, finance, marketing, sales, human resources and more.

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The core focus of the Open Data Initiative is to eliminate data silos and enable a single view of the customer, helping companies to better govern their data and support privacy and security initiatives.

“Adobe, Microsoft and SAP are partnering to reimagine the customer experience management category,” said Shantanu Narayen, CEO, Adobe.

“Together, we will give enterprises the ability to harness and action massive volumes of customer data to deliver personalised, real-time customer experiences at scale,” he added.

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According to Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP, the three companies understand that the customer experience is no longer a sales management conversation.

With the open data initiative, we will help businesses run with a true single view of the customer,” said McDermott. (IANS)