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Social studying platform Bluelearn has raised $3.5 million in a Seed funding spherical spherical led by Elevation Capital and Lightspeed. The spherical additionally noticed participation from Titan Capital, 2am VC, together with angel buyers Vidit Aatrey and Sanjeev Barnwal (founders of Meesho), Awais Ahmed (founding father of Pixxel), Vivek Mohan (Private fairness), and others. This is along with the earlier rounds led by Lightspeed and 100x VC. The platform plans to make use of the funds to additional strengthen the product and staff in addition to to develop their neighborhood person base by 10 instances throughout the yr.
“People are at the core of everything we do, from our team to the entire community. With the new capital we plan on accelerating our market expansion to newer and previously untapped markets in India and globally. By strengthening our core tech and product teams we will continue building impactful products that help people grow in their careers and lives,” mentioned Shreyans Sancheti, co-founder, Bluelearn.
Bluelearn began off as a telegram channel for college students to assist one another with frequent questions and as we speak their app has over 150,000 members from over 5,500 schools and startups throughout greater than 20 nations and is rising 30% month on month organically. The model is actively hiring throughout features similar to product, tech, advertising, and operations and plans to virtually double the staff dimension by the tip of the yr, claimed by the corporate in an announcement.
“Bluelearn is uniquely building both a social network and a learning destination by bringing together communities of young learners, anchored around shared interest areas. We envision that Bluelearn will be the social learning destination for networking, upskilling and discovering the first employment opportunity for Gen Z,” mentioned Amit Aggarwal, principal at Elevation Capital
Founded in 2021 by Harish Uthayakumar and Shreyans Sancheti, Bluelearn is empowering the following era of builders, creators, and hustlers by offering a platform for college students to get entry to the very best incomes alternatives, assets, mentors, and community.
“Over the last couple of years, the platform has grown to become one of India’s largest digital communities of students, presenting its members with unique opportunities to learn new skills, connect with like-minded folks and participate in the formal workforce via gigs and internships. We feel excited to continue supporting the incredible team at Bluelearn in their mission to redefine the digital learning landscape,” mentioned Rohil Bagga, investor at Lightspeed.