CollegeDekho secures USD 2 mn towards expansion in tier II markets

ANI | Updated: Feb 05, 2018 18:56 IST

New Delhi [India], Feb 5 (ANI): CollegeDekho.com, an ed-tech platform, raised USD 2 million to further strengthen its technology, expand collaboration with international colleges and to increase marketing activities, which will include more offline campaigns.

The online platform lets students compare colleges, select courses, determine cut-offs for their desired courses and access other career-related content. CollegeDekho also supports students from selecting the relevant career study option based on their strengths in guiding them through the admission process.

"Our endeavor is to ensure that students get a fair chance to connect their passion with the desired profession. At CollegeDekho.com, it has been our continuous effort to be a support system for a student from the start of the process. This round of funding is the reiteration of the trust our investors have in our vision and a clear indication that we are on the right path to success," said Ruchir Arora, CEO and co-founder, CollegeDekho.

Partnered with some of the leading universities like Lovely Professional University, AIT - Bangalore, Ajeenkya D Y Patil college in Pune, JECRC University - Jaipur, Jagran Lake University - Bhopal; CollegeDekho's attempt is to provide expertise and guidance for every student to understand their true potential and give an equal opportunity to students across the country to make a sound and informed decision.

In last two years, the company has guided more than one lakh students nationwide. It has a strong hybrid presence, with on-ground cafes in five major cities; Patna, Ranchi, Lucknow, Guwahati and Srinagar which offers a unique platform to students across smaller towns to give them an unbiased career advice.

On a related note, ManCapital, GirnarSoft and other investors participated in this round of funding. (ANI)

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