Edtech platform Geekster has raised $1.3 million in a pre-Series A round led by Inflection Point Ventures. Other investors such as We Founder Circle, Ah Ventures along with MyNavi Corporation have participated in this round.
The fresh capital will be utilised towards expanding the team, elaborating the portfolio of offerings, adding new programs, building scalable learning and hiring platforms, said Geekster in a press release.
Founded by Ankit Maggu and Sahil Miglani in 2020, Geekster is a career focused tech education platform that offers upskilling programs to make a million plus college graduates work-ready. The students get trained on in-demand skills and pay only after getting a job, while the employers can hire pre-vetted trained talent.
With a larger emphasis on the holistic development of the students, the company aims to focus on fundamentals, specialised and advanced curriculum along with soft skill training.
Geekster said that it is currently helping over 300 companies hire the right tech talent for their teams including some top product-based companies, MNCs, and well funded-startups.
It further claims that the platform has been able to achieve 10x growth in the last 8 months and plans to move another step ahead toward making a million students work-ready in the next 5 years.