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From a small classroom to a global online presence with 50 plus universities, Eruditus’ journey revealed

Way back in 2011, Ashwin Damera and Chaitanya Kalipatnapu, both graduates of prestigious ivy leagues, started Eruditus for business executives in India so they could have access to executive education from leading global universities.

For Ashwin, who holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, the primary goal behind the venture was making high quality education accessible and affordable.

“I was fortunate enough to complete an MBA from Harvard, and it definitely changed my life, but how many can actually afford or have access to it?” he asks.

Co-founder Chaitanya, who holds an MBA from INSEAD, was equally passionate about mentoring.

A chartered accountant by training, Ashwin started an online travel startup in 2005, which he later sold in 2009. Post this, he wanted to started something in the healthcare or education segment.

The change

Ashwin decided on education, and the rationale behind this was very simple.

“I would like to measure the quality of my life or purpose from…

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