EdTech/ SkillTech
Washington DC, USA & Hyderabad, India

Revolutionizing higher education access through AI-driven transparency, empowering students, universities, and banks to fulfill educational dreams.

GradRight is the world’s first Ed-FinTech SaaS platform that brings together
students, universities and banks to make higher education more accessible
and affordable for low and middle-income students. By leveraging AI and
Machine Learning and community, GradRight empowers students to make
informed decisions on high-return programs, enables universities to admit
the most suitable students, and facilitates banks in financing the dreams of
high-potential students. The platform eliminates intermediaries and
promotes transparency and accountability in the higher education sector.
Over the past two years, GradRight's platform has processed loan requests of
over $2 billion and assisted over 60,000 students. The platform has
partnerships with all major education loan providers and over 50 academic
institutions in the US, Canada, and Europe.

A relationship built on encouragement, trust and endless support
We deeply appreciate IvyCap's unique approach to VC investing. They invested a lot of time in understanding our personal motivation and commitment to our vision and mission. Their investment in GradRight is a testimony of their principle of investing in bold ideas, innovative business models that are tech-driven and can make a significant impact. We are also beginning to see the power of their unique Mentors Network model and their robust support system to supercharge the growth of our company.”
- Aman Singh and Sasidhar Sista,
Aman Singh
Co-Founder and CEO
Aman Singh, GradRight's Co-Founder and CEO, is a specialist in the higher education sector with over twenty years of experience. Before founding GradRight, he was the Founding Project Director of Ashoka University, where he led the set-up and launch of the university from 2008-2015. Over the last five years he has also played a critical role in the set-up of reputed new universities and colleges like Krea University, Plaksha University and the Indian School of Public Policy. He started his professional career as a Field Engineer with Schlumberger Oilfield Services and worked in Indonesia, Japan, the Middle East, and USA. Aman holds a BTech from IIT Delhi and MBA from Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad.
Sasidhar Sista
Co-Founder and COO
Sasidhar Sista, GradRight's co-founder and COO, has over ten years of experience in tech startups and the global higher education sector. He was the Founding Director of Outreach & Admissions at Ashoka University and previously built a high-scale reputation analytics platform for Fortune 500 companies at INSEAD Business School. Sasi, a graduate of BITS Pilani, was a member of the Founding Class of the Young India Fellowship Program at Ashoka University. He is India’s first Fulbright Scholar to pursue a Master’s in Higher Education at the University of Pennsylvania.


World’s first Ed-FinTech, AI-powered, SaaS ecosystem that brings together prospective students, universities and lenders on a single platform


World's first education loan bidding platform, that empowers students by makes bank compete with each other.


Transforms the way students select and finance their college, irrespective of their socio-economical, geographical and academic constraints.


A student-centric, ethical business model that drives transparency and accountability in the higher ed-fin sector.
Decoding GradRight’s mission to transform financing for higher education

Aman Singh and Sasidhar Sista have known each other since 2012 when they were part of the founding team of Ashoka University, the foremost liberals arts and science university in India.

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Loan-bidding platforms: A breakthrough in higher education abroad

In India, students have traditionally relied on their parents’ personal savings, scholarships, and financial aid to fund their foreign degrees.

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GradRight, Prodigy Finance Are Revolutionising Bharat's Access To Higher Education Abroad

GradRight and Prodigy Finance announce new merit-cum-means scholarships worth $25,000 for Indian students pursuing their Master's abroad in 2023, also award scholarships to 10 students in 2022.

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