30. BrainGain Global

braingain global

Company: BrainGain Global

Website: https://www.braingainglobal.com/

Founder(s): Harjiv Singh


About BrainGain Global


BrainGain Global is a SaaS-enabled marketplace for global higher education that uniquely connects cross-border students to learning opportunities through a personalised, data-enabled funnel, using engaging and unbiased content, algorithmic proprietary decision-making tools and tailored customisable and scalable services. Students and parents engage with BrainGain’s content, tools, and programs enabling it to uniquely leverage that deep understanding of backgrounds, interests, goals and aspirations, to guide, offer, and match international students with the highly competitive global university recruiting ecosystem.


BrainGain Academy is a global platform offering short-term, international cohort-based learning programs on college and university campuses. Its partners include the University of Cambridge, the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, the University of Chicago, Arizona State University, Chatham University and Dutch Academy for Film and Photography, to name a few. The Academy offers these global learning experiences to pre-college and college students and young professionals. It curates, develops,and markets experiential learning programs in partnership with leading global universities to offer new ways of learning for students.


Harjiv Singh is the Founder and CEO of BrainGain Global. In an entrepreneurial career spanning over two decades, he has built global companies and teams in digital media, technology, and healthcare across the U.S., Europe, and Asia. He is also the founder of Gutenberg, a digital integrated marketing firm. Harjiv believes in harnessing the confluence of media, technology, and education to empower individuals. At BrainGain Global, he has launched a portfolio of education-focused businesses and published BrainGain Magazine, the largest online magazine for study abroad in India and South Asia. Harjiv is a Trustee of The Loomba Foundation, a UK charity supporting the cause of poor widows in South Asia and Africa. He is also a member of the U.S. Advisory Council of The American India Foundation (AIF) and is currently part of Stanford Graduate Business School’s SEED program.