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The Hope Network

We want to harness the REAL power of the internet to deliver HOPE to millions of students worldwide and monetize the power of this network.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Livermore, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2013
  • Employees 1

Company Summary

The number of 4-year degree colleges in India has exploded from 12,806 to 33,023. Colleges are unable to attract faculty and maintain infrastructure to deliver quality education. Result - 75% of the graduating students lack practical skills to be employable. We plan to develop a platform that combines the features of LinkedIn (Profile), Facebook (Network), ODesk (Part-time jobs), and OST (Online courses) and sell subscriptions to the colleges.


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    Jnyaneshwar Prabhu
    Founder & CEO

    He has over 20 years of experience in many functional areas including chip design, software development, business development, and management. He has held roles of increasing responsibility at early stage startups and large corporations including Weitek, Synopsys, Aspec, Cadence Design Systems, and most recently as CEO of iMiners. He holds a Masters in Electrical Engineering and has been granted two US patents.

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    Sandesh Prabhu
    VP Engineering

    He has over 15 years in product management, project management, operations, development and implementation which includes managing product roadmap and delivery in startup environments, product management at Yahoo and CRM consulting with Oracle Corp. He has successfully brought to market a cloud based product suite from concept to an install base of public companies including NASDAQ, Moody’s & Nvidia. He has extensive experience in setup and manag

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    Dr. B. M. Hegde

    He is an Indian medical scientist, educationist, and an author. He is a retired Vice Chancellor of Manipal University and the head of the Mangalore Chapter of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. He has authored many books on medical practice and ethics. Dr. Hegde has an M.B.B.S from Madras University, M.D. from Lucknow University, and a FRCP from London University. He received his training in cardiology from the Harvard Medical School under Nobel Laureate Be