MyCaptain, an online mentoring platform, has raised $3 Million in its Pre Series-A round led by Ankur Capital. The round also saw participation from IPV (Inflection Point Ventures), Firstport ventures, IIM Calcutta Angels Network, Singapore Angel Investors and other Super Angels.
This funding will be utilised to further scale course offerings, acquire more users, 4X the revenue and grow the team to further the expansion plans of the company, it said in a press release.
Co-founded by Mohammed Zeeshan, Sameer Ramesh and Ruhan Naqash, MyCaptain has become a platform where students can learn directly from young professionals, discover new career options and build practical skills through over 30 Beginner to Advanced Live Cohort based courses.
These courses range from Content writing, Social Media Management, Fashion Design to entrepreneurship and even Advertising.
The startup claims that it has been able to train, mentor and facilitate monetizable outcomes for more than 150,000 paid learners so far, coming right from metro cities like Bangalore to small towns like Guntur in Andhra Pradesh.