18 Feb 2021

Digital Gurukul becomes “World’s 1st Edtech company” to use crypto for payment confirms its Founder Dr. Raj Padhiyar

Digital Gurukul will begin allowing its customers to use some cryptocurrencies for payment of fees from June 2021, Becoming World’s 1st Edtech company that have embraced digital tokens.

“We are preparing right now for the future of crypto and payments, announcing that this year Digital Gurukul will start supporting select cryptocurrencies for payment of fees,” said Dr. Raj Padhiyar, Founder & CEO – Digital Gurukul.

Earlier this week, Tesla revealed a $1.5 billion bitcoin investment and said it would soon begin accepting the token as payment for its products.

Digital Gurukul already allows its customers to pay the fees with Easy EMI options, Interest fees loan, Study now & Pay later & reward points in association with Cashfree & CRED. But now, the company aims to support crypto currency by allowing many more students to avail this services..
Digital Gurukul said it will not support all cryptocurrencies for payment of fees as of now, as many of them need to tighten their compliance measures. “We will be very thoughtful about which assets we support based on consumer protections and compliance,” the company said.

Bitcoin has drawn enthusiasts for its scarcity and security, but the volatile digital currency still is not widely used to pay for goods and services. It’s mostly been a store of value, like gold, with some limited merchants accepting bitcoin for payment. But its rarest instance that any Edtech company around the world has integrated crypto payment in their payment portfolio.

The edtech major Digital Gurukul from India has been the torchbearer in the Digital learning space & till now trained close to 22850+ students and working professionals across Asia. It offers Diploma & Certificate programs in Digital Marketing, UI/UX Design, Full Stack development, Product Management, Cyber security & more to students & corporates. They have recently launched “Digital Gurukul Kids” to offer digital & life skills training from the age of 5-18. Till now, 35+ institutions are associated with Digital Gurukul to train their students with Digital skills. Some of the institutions include IIM- Indore, NMIMS, Welingkar institute of management, Daly College Business School, Emeralds heights school, Prestige Institute of Management, Prestige institute of engineering, St. Paul Institute of professional studies, SDPS College, IIT Kanpur, Medicaps University along with several colleges across India

In Covid-19 Pandemic – Digital Gurujuk has trained more than 2500+ students across Asia with Free Digital skills training which helped them getting good career opportunities.

About Digital Gurukul –
Digital Gurukul is Asia’s leading Edtech Company from India. Founded in 2014 by Dr. Raj Padhiyar, Digital Gurukul has trained over 22500+ students and impacted more than half a half individuals globally, within a short span of 6 years. Digital Gurukul provides online Diploma & Certificate programs in the areas of Digital Marketing & 20+ related domains to college students, working professionals, and enterprises. These programs are designed and delivered by Asia’s leading Digital experts with the most innovative delivery approach. With an outcome-based learning approach, industry-relevant curriculum, strong mentorship, and guaranteed Internship & placement support, Digital Gurukul has established its position as the leader in the Indian education system.

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