Schoolguru ,which helps Indian universities gain an online presence, has raised Rs 20 crore in its first round from angel investors.
The funds raised will be invested in the enhancement of the technology platform to provide an improved learning experience to students. The company also plans to enhance the content library to make it more enriching for students.
Schoolguru currently services 12 Government Universities,covering close to 170 graduate and post graduate programs and services close to 1.5 Lakh students.
“We wanted to ensure that we provide high quality, affordable, personalised education to reach out to the largest masses of the students who come from government universities,” said Shantanu Rooj, cofounder and CEO at Schoolguru. “With the mobile learning platform, students can get access to pre-recorded lectures if they are offline, and interact with professors and our call centre when online.
The company partners with government universities to launch, run and manage their online learning platforms that allow a range of services such as selection of online courses, designing of syllabus and curriculum, hosting content, student support services and examination management for the online courses.