Madhukar Angur: The Chancellor & Founder Of Alliance University to Invest in EdTech Startups

Dr. Madhukar G Angur, Chancellor and Founder of Alliance University, Bangalore is planning to invest in start-ups in education domain.

The main agenda behind the decision is to extend its hands to education startups struggling to find financial support for their business. This is an attempt to encourage start-ups in the education sector by providing resources to kick-start their business.

Alliance University is a private university established in Karnataka State and is recognized by the UGC. Alliance University, Bangalore is one of the premier institutions of Bangalore and one of the renowned universities in the world. Moving ahead the university aims to register its name among the best universities in the world by the year 2025.

About Madhukar Angur

After working in the USA for over 27 years as a professor and scholar at many leading universities worldwide, Madhukar Angur decided to return to India to change the course of education for the better. Dr. Madhukar G Angur is the Founder Chancellor of one of the leading universities in South India, Alliance University. He holds a Ph.D. degree from the University of Texas, USA; a Post Graduate Diploma in Management (MBA) from IIM, India and a B.Tech degree in Electrical Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, India. He hasn’t stopped his desire to bring about a growth in the education space with just Alliance University but servers as a mentor and investor for many edu-tech startups. His expertise in this field has lead founders to carve a clear path for their startups.

Dr. Angur has authored over 75 research papers in national and international journals and has presented over 100 papers at several conferences worldwide. He is on the Editorial Review Board/Reviewer for many renowned professional journals including the Industrial Marketing Management, Psychology, and Marketing, OMEGA—International Journal of Management. He has also reviewed manuscripts for several conferences and has served as Chair/Co-Chair at many national and international conferences. Dr. Madhukar Angur has supervised over 150 independent study and doctoral students in the areas of international marketing, services marketing, industrial marketing, brand management, business analytics, advertising management, and marketing and business strategy.

Through his achievements, he has established himself not only the field of academics but also as an industry professional worldwide, an academic, a teacher-scholar, an entrepreneur and a Founder and Chancellor. Numerous awards and recognitions have also credited his name. Dr. Madhukar Angur was nominated twice for the Carnegie Foundation Professor of the Year Award. In 1997, he was recognized by the Michigan Association of University Governing Boards as a Distinguished Michigan Professor. He was awarded the ‘Sevachakra Puraskar’ in 2013 by the All India Economy Survey Award Council (AIESAC), New Delhi and the 39th Aryabhata International Award, by The Aryabhata Cultural Organization, Bangalore, India, in recognition of outstanding contributions in the field of education. In 2015, Dr. Angur received the Asia’s most Eminent Chancellor Award by the International Human Rights Commission in New Delhi.

Throughout the years recognizing his work in the field of education he has been listed in Who’s Who among America’s Teachers and Scholars and was nominated twice for the Carnegie Foundation Professor of the Year Award. He is the recipient of the David M. French Distinguished Professor Award (the highest honor bestowed on faculty) at the Flint campus of the University of Michigan, USA. He was honored with the ‘Education Entrepreneur of the Year 2015’ award by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) in the 8th National Education Excellence Awards 2015, New Delhi, India. Recently, the Public Relations Council of India selected Chancellor Dr. Madhukar Angur for the prestigious Chanakya Award for National Achievers for the year 2017 under the category Chanakya Juries Special Award—Business Communication.

Dr. Madhukar Angur is also the founder/cofounder of many companies in the USA includes AngSys, Inc., Sharptech Solutions, Inc., ISW Worldwide, Social Systems Research Institute, Inc., and PrintSites, Inc., among others. Dr. Madhukar G. Angur also served as the Principle Investigator of the Childhood Asthma Tack Force in the Mid-West America, a seminal healthcare initiative of USA President Bill Clinton.

After having a long and glorious career in the education field, Dr. Madhukar G Angur is now all set to invest in education start-ups. The idea is to promote the entrepreneurial spirit, encourage them and provide necessary funding to them. The help will be intended to those who either want to start their own business or already holding it.

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