Indian Quiz-Based Learning Platform Genius Teacher Raises $2M from Indian And US Investors

Indian Quiz-Based Learning Platform Genius Teacher Raises M from Indian And US Investors Co-founder Advitiya Sharma’s quiz-based learning startup Genius Teacher has raised an angel round of $2 million.

The funding came from some of the early-stage investors in India, including, Abhijit Bose (WhatsApp CEO, India), Kunal Shah (CEO, CRED), Sandeep Tandon (Co-founder, Freecharge), Dhruv Agarwal (CEO, Proptiger), Justin Sway (CEO, MMOne Online), Dan Lapus (Co-Founder, Cvent), Nimish Kampani (President, Let’s Venture), Gaurav Gupta (ex-VP, Snapdeal), Bikram Bedi (ex-MD AWS India) and Farooq Adam (Co-Founder, Fynd).

The round saw participation of two institutional investors too — Whiteboard Capital and VKG Ventures LLP.

“Genius Teacher is all about transforming boring education to a learning adventure. We have a big vision to be the best quiz-based learning platform loved by millions of children in K-12. We will utilise our $2 million funds raised to create products for teachers and grow fast to million-plus students in the next 12 months,” said Founder and CEO Advitiya Sharma.

The Mumbai-based startup has created over 5,000+ quizzes, 10,000+ interest-based personalised videos to make learning Maths, Science, and English interesting. It claims to be the only AI-enabled platform to support 10+ curriculums, provide real rewards like scholarships and internships with big companies like WhatsApp, Mahindra & Mahindra, Singapore University, IIT(M) and many more.

With over 100-plus schools, 2,000+ teachers, 70,000+ paid students, and a record 100 percent renewals, Genius Teacher said it is bringing about a paradigm shift in how students are being taught in school and at home. Its app is available for Android and iOS users.

According to the startup, children are spending a record of three hours on its platform.

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