Here are the top schools among founders who raise big dollars

Here are the top schools among founders who raise big dollars

You don’t need a fancy university degree to launch a startup and secure venture capital. But looking at the data on who gets funded, alumni affiliation sure seems to be a big contributing factor. For this back-to-school series, Crunchbase is taking a look at how top U.S. universities rank in terms of graduating entrepreneurs who go on to launch funded startups. We look at which institutions launch the most startups, as well as the most highly capitalized. But first, a spoiler alert: If you’re looking for surprises, stop reading now….

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Job recruitment: Telangana State Road Transportation Corporation waiting for CM’s nod

Job recruitment: Telangana State Road Transportation Corporation waiting for CM’s nod

Following the recent statement given by Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao that his government is going to fill all vacant posts in various departments and corporations, not only unemployed youth, but also leaders of the Telangana State Road Transport Corporation employees’ unions are eagerly waiting for KCR’s final nod to fill more than 2,000 posts lying vacant in the corporation. If job-seekers are enthusiastic to test their luck in the job recruitment drive, employees of the corporation are of the view that if the vacant posts are filled, their work…

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Kroton sees no relief in Brazil distance-learning defaults

Kroton sees no relief in Brazil distance-learning defaults

  SAO PAULO, Aug 11 (Reuters) – The number of Brazilian distance-learning students in arrears on their tuition fees or loans is not showing signs of abating yet, reflecting record unemployment and declining household income, executives at Kroton Educacional SA said on Friday. However, defaults in the campus-learning segment are showing signs of improvement, executives led by Chief Executive Officer Rodrigo Galindo said during a conference call to discuss second-quarter results. Profit at Kroton, Brazil’s largest for-profit education firm, came in at 644.9 million reais ($203.1 million), beating forecasts. (Reporting…

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