Exclusive: Steep Fee Hikes & Stinking Toilets in Ryan Schools

Exclusive: Steep Fee Hikes & Stinking Toilets in Ryan Schools

In this multi-part series, The Quint tries to explore the explosion of the privately-run Ryan ‘International’ Schools over the past few decades, and what it means for quality of education, safety of children, fair play by the administration and other factors. You can also read Part 1 and Part 2 of the series.) In interviews with former students, their parents and long threads of grave complaints against various branches, The Quint came across a gaping difference between the steady increase in school fees and the steadily declining facilities. In the previous part of this series on Ryan International Schools, we…

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Exclusive: Former Nokia exec backs AI-powered recruitment platform AirCTO

Exclusive: Former Nokia exec backs AI-powered recruitment platform AirCTO

AirCTO, a human- and artificial intelligence-powered recruitment platform that helps companies hire technical talent, has raised an undisclosed amount in angel investment from former Nokia director Francesco Cara, a company executive said. The company plans to invest the seed capital in building an AI chatbot to help human resource departments to automate the initial screening process. In addition, the company is also planning to spend significantly on expanding its sales and marketing teams, Atif Haider, founder of AirCTO.com, told VCCircle. Cara worked with Nokia for about seven years as director,…

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