Mumbai Based Edtech Startup ‘Genius Teacher’ Raises $2 Million Funding
Mumbai-based edtech startup Genius Teacher has raised an angel funding of $2 million.
The funding round was led by some of the early-stage investors in India.
These investors include Kunal Shah (CEO, CRED), Abhijit Bose (WhatsApp CEO, India), Sandeep Tandon (Co-founder, Freecharge), Dhruv Agarwal (CEO, Proptiger), Justin Sway (CEO, MMOne Online), Dan Lapus (Co-Founder, Cvent), Nimish Kampani (President, Let’s Venture), Farooq Adam (Co-Founder, Fynd) Gaurav Gupta (ex-VP, Snapdeal), and Bikram Bedi (ex-MD AWS India).
The round also saw the participation of two institutional investors — Whiteboard Capital and VKG Ventures LLP.
The startup plans to use the funds to create products for teachers and grow fast to million-plus students in the next 12 months.
Founded by Advitiya Sharma (Ex-Housing.com Co-founder ), Genius Teacher is a quiz-based learning platform that uses AI and ML to deliver tailor-made educational content based on each student’s interest.
Talking about the funding round and utilization of funds, Advitiya Sharma said,
“Genius Teacher is all about transforming boring education to a learning adventure. We have a big vision to be the best quiz-based learning platform loved by millions of children in K-12. We will utilise our $2 million funds raised to create products for teachers and grow fast to million-plus students in the next 12 months.”
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