This Edutech Co can Leverage on this Seed
Bengaluru: Education technology platform Leverage has secured an undisclosed amount in seed funding from a clutch of investors, includingApplefinanceexecutiveArjun Mehta; Hypertrack founder KashyapDeorahandVRLLogistics managing director Anand Sankeshwar.
The five-month-old Delhi-headquartered company, which operates in the higher education space, runs a career assessment and mentorship programme. It matches students with over 2,500 colleges outside India through its panel of 100-plus experts.Theportalusesmachinelearning to help students build academic profiles, including writing papers and filing for patents for the selection process.
Leverage, founded by former chief marketing officer at Babajob, Aks- hay Chaturvedi, and education executive Rajiv Ganjoo, targets students of grade 8 and higher for the career assessment programme.
“Our SaaS platform helps the aspiring student work on the applications, get on-demand mentoring, give access to education loans and forex, living and much more. We are passionate about helping folks build awesome careers, and live through that entire journey with them,” said Chaturvedi.
Shekhar Kirani, partner, Accel Partners