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Harness Handitouch Private Limited

Commercialising a novel tablet and cloud based pedagogy called "Touch-on-Cloud" to enhance classroom experience and learning outcomes

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Education
  • Location Chennai, TN, India
  • Currency INR
  • Founded January 2011
  • Employees 12
  • Website

Company Summary

Harness is pioneering a new pedagogy called Touch-on-Cloud, for high school, higher education and coaching segments, bringing tablets to every student and teacher desk, powered by a learning operating system (in HTML5), enabling the teacher to create a collaborative learning experience, blending human and digital content & storing them on the Harness cloud. This business has tremendous scope for international education markets.


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    Subramanian Viswanathan

    - IIT-Madras (B.Tech.) and ISB (MBA, gold medallist)
    - First start-up, an SME ERP company, sold to 3i Infotech in 2007
    - Spent 3.5 years with McKinsey & Company, across Mumbai, Delhi and London offices, gaining strategy experience across 9 sectors, including a stint in London with a McKinsey-incubated healthcare business intelligence start-up

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    Kuljit Chadha
    Director - Client Development and Service

    - Mumbai University (B.E.) and ISB (MBA)
    - More than a decade in media and media consulting, with a tech start-up and blue chips like Ernst & Young and Reliance, including 5 years in the US and UK
    - Visiting faculty at S P Jain on entrepeneurship and business planning

Previous Investors

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    Dulquer Salmaan
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    M M Murugappan
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