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GuruQ raises Rs 2.5 crore from HNIs in pre-series A funding

ANI | Updated: Oct 23, 2018 15:37 IST

New Delhi [India], Oct 23 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Delhi-based EdTech startup, GuruQ has secured a further Rs 2.5 Cr (USD 330,000) round of funding from a group of HNIs. The company will use these funds for expansion, and marketing of the company.
GuruQ is a single, simplified and cohesive EdTech platform that provides online, and offline tutoring based on global quality parameters. The company was founded by Minal Anand in 2016.
Recently GuruQ, upgraded its platform with several innovative features to further ease the tutor finding process adding options like 'Find the Right Tutor' and 'Post Your Tuition Need', 'Group Class', 'Customized packages' for students and a user-friendly 'Scheduler' for tutors. Another new feature on the platform is 'Instant Class' that can be used when students have queries or doubts and need a quick class. This option allows students to book an instant class with their current tutor to be held within the next six hours.
The Pre-Series A funding will see GuruQ expanding its operations in Punjab and Haryana. It will offer services in the cities of Ambala, Rohtak, Karnal, Meerut, Hisar, Ludhiana, Amritsar, Jalandhar and Chandigarh. The company's research indicates that these areas have a wide gap between a good teacher-student connect. GuruQ teams are presently scouting these states to recruit teachers and knowledge experts for the platform.
"We are delighted to have investors that understand and believe in our vision and passion. This funding is a significant milestone in allowing us to expand the business, strengthen development and create value in the market with new features. We will continue to innovate not just how our students access their tutors but also how they assimilate the learning. And our focus will always be to assure our students to get the highest quality, along with reliability and accountability," said Minal Anand, CEO and founder, GuruQ. (ANI-BusinessWireIndia)