Progate has announced its establishment of a subsidiary company as a first step toward expanding its business in the Indian market.
Since launching the English version of Progate web service and expanding into the Southeast Asian market in October 2017, Progate has been growing as a platform with its iOS/Android app, and now has over 450,000 users worldwide.
In Progate India, three local staff members have already been engaged in sales and marketing activities. Also, a prominent entrepreneur, Sangeeta Devni, who led the 10,000 Startups initiative at NASSCOM*, the leading IT industry organization in India, for four years, has been working with Progate as Strategy Advisor since March 2018. She has been appointed as one of the board members of Progate India.
Masa Kato, CEO of Progate comments that “Among all of the platforms for learning to code, we are confident that our platform is the best for beginners to learn how to code in a fun and interesting way. Progate is the one that meets with increasing demand of programming education. We are very excited to finally have a local subsidiary in India so that more and more students and adults alike can use our platform to start learning to code.”
Currently, Progate has been introduced in high schools, universities and developer communities in India and the company will further strengthen its sales activities. With the second largest population in the world, With India being on the forefront of Science and Technology, Progate will respond to the increasing needs of programming education by establishing a subsidiary in India where STEM education can be inculcated from primary school.
*NASSCOM: National Association of Software and Services Companies, a non-profit organization affiliated with major tech companies in India.
About Progate India
1. Company Name Progate Online Education Pte. Ltd.
2. Categories Online Programming Learning Service
3. Founded Date August, 2018
4. Location Bangalore, India
5. CEO Takuno Nishimura
6. Board Members Masa Kato, Sangeeta Devni