Edtech companies are the flavour of the season with a spate of M&As and fund-raising jamboree. So it should not surprise that one walks into a war and you hear chatter about what else—edtech companies! But not what we expected to hear at this watering hole in Bengaluru recently. There, a group of employees from one edtech company were lamenting their fortunes. Shocking, right? Well they were cursing their competitor in the same breath. These people were talking about the competitor’s unethical sales practices, fake news leaks and pressure tactics, wondering how long they will have to put up with it. These startups, we tell you!