Schoolguru raises Rs. 20 crs from investors

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Schoolguru raises Rs. 20 crores from angel investors
Schoolguru raises Rs. 20 crores from angel investors

E-learning platform Schoolguru which provides ICT Support (Information and Communication Technology) for universities/ courses without having them to spend any capital expenditure, raised Rs. 20 crores for their venture.

The amount will be invested in the enhancement of the technology platform to provide an improved learning experience to students. The company also plans to enhance the content library to make it more enriching for students. Schoolguru’s content library, amongst other type of content, consists of a large number of video lectures created with the help of 1500 professors and academicians of India and abroad to ensure customized, syllabus based content development for the Universities in English and also in Vernacular medium.

Started in 2012 by Shantanu Rooj, Ravi Rangan and Anil Bhat, Schoolguru helps universities offer e-learning services to their students. They currently service 12 large Indian Government Universities and help them manage their online course delivery.

The company helps universities deliver high quality technology powered courses, using its powerful and hybrid mobile platform thereby removing the need for a computer and a high-speed Internet connection for the students. Using the platform, students from even remote and rural areas of the country will be able to learn online for their degrees and diplomas on their smartphones. Currently, Schoolguru is covering close to 170 graduation and post graduate programs and services close to 1.5 Lakh students covering 9 major regional languages.

Source:
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/49250447.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst

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