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Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Kunal Shah and 19 Angel Investors Back Edtech Startup Masai School

Written by Debarghya Sil
October 26, 2021

Bengaluru-based edtech startup Masai School has raised funding from 21 angel investors including Unicorn startup founders such as Kunal Shah of Cred, IPO-bound Paytm’s founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Delhivery’s Mohit Tandon, Vipin Pathak of Cars24 among others.

While the two-year-old startup has not disclosed the funding amount, the company said that these investments will help the startup to consolidate long-term partnerships and association with the startup ecosystem.

Masai aims to narrowing the gap between the demand and supply of skilled manpower for the private-sector job market

“With this strategic investment, we would want to have the new partners act as a strong sounding board to help us build a more robust student curriculum, which aligns with the industry needs and expectations from the potential workforce,” the company said.

The startup claimed that in future it plans to onboard 100 more angel investors to “strengthen” its journey towards becoming “India’s largest outcome-driven higher education institute”.

Founded by Prateek Shukla, Nrupul Dev and Yogesh Bhat in June 2019, Masai School trains tech aspirants (class 12 passed) in full-stack web and Android application development.

Once these aspirants complete their 7-month course, the startup helps them get placed through its partner network, including Samsung, Sharechat, UrbanClap, Instamojo, Propelld, Vyapar, RevvSales, Lendingkart, Nobroker, among others.

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