Edtech startup Board Infinity has raised Rs 2.2 crore in an angel round from a clutch of angel investors. The Mumbai-based startup said it will use the funds in improving the technology platform and expand its current learner base in Tier II and III cities.
The Board Infinity team is spreading the word about career guidance through the social media and their own website and will provide aspiring students with a wide range of information and tips to improve themselves. They support a wide variety of streams.
Prominent angel investors who participated in the round include- Ambarish Raghuvanshi, Ex-CFO of Infoedge; Maheshwer Peri, Founder of Careers360, Vishal Soni & Ritu Soni, founders of a Health & Wellness startup along with a host of other names like Manish Gupta, Founder of ed-tech accelerator UINCEPT, Nirmal Singh, MD of Atraxn Ventures and Founder of Wheebox, Sridhar Rallabandi, Ex-President of Axis Bank and other individual investors from organisations like Bain & Co, DBS, Tata group, Expedia, Microsoft, Flipkart, Xiaomi, GE, etc.
Board Infinity is an online career coaching platform for students & working professionals with their vision to bridge the gap between the industry & Students.
Founded in 2017 by Abhay Gupta and Sumesh Nair, Board Infinity will use the funds in improving the technology platform and expand its current learner base in Tier II and III cities.
Sumesh Nair, Co-founder, Board Infinity said-
We have disrupted learning engagement with more than 90 percent of customers completing our courses compared to typical averages of 10 percent in self-paced video courses. Our platform has scaled to more than 700 experts in the last two years impacting over 100,000 learners and job-seekers.”
The Fourth ‘Industrial Revolution’ is disrupting almost every industry, resulting in increased demand for new skills.
As per a World Economic Forum report, 54% employees across the world would need to constantly up-skill themselves by 2022. Board Infinity is solving this demand problem by building relevant supply in a very unique scalable way.