Million Sparks Foundation raises $ 1.2 million funds from Google.org

Million Sparks Foundation is one of nine nonprofits focused on closing learning gaps that received support from google.org New Delhi based, Million Sparks Foundation (MSF) a mobile-centric not-for-profit focused on teacher capacity building, seed funded by Central Square Foundation, has raised $1.2 million from Google.org. MSF has developed ChalkLit – a mobile centred platform focused on…

World’s First Facebook Live Pitch by Salt Brand Solutions

Salt Brand Solutions responded to Nearbuy’s call for a creative pitch by presenting also on Facebook Live in the process making it the world’s first Facebook Live Pitch. The reason Salt chose to do so was because it believes the current processes are rational and flawed. Commenting on this, Mahesh Chauhan, founder, Salt Brand Solutions, says, “It’s…

Helping Social Entrepreneurs to Succeed : SEE-2 to be held on 4th March in Bengaluru, an AA IIT Kanpur Initiative

The second edition of Social Entrepreneurs and Enterprises (SEE), which focuses on Education & Healthcare, will be held on 4th March, 2017. The event is an initiative of AA IIT Kanpur, organized along with AA IIT Kharagpur and is supported by PAN IIT, AA IIM Ahmedabad, PAN IIM and Alumni Center Bangalore. SEE aims to create the awareness on the impact of Social Entrepreneurship. SEE connects emerging Social Enterprises to the Investors…

Yahoo Open-sources TensorFlowOnSpark, New Distributed Deep Learning Framework

Yahoo has announced TensorFlowOnSpark, its latest open source framework for distributed deep learning on big-data clusters. Deep learning (DL) has evolved significantly in recent years. At Yahoo, we’ve found that in order to gain insight from massive amounts of data, we need to deploy distributed deep learning. Existing DL frameworks often require us to set up separate…