Discovery Networks India ex-CEO Karan Bajaj founded Mumbai-based Edtech startup WhiteHat Jr raised $10 million in Series A funding round led by Nexus Venture Partners and Omidyar Network.
- The earlier company raised $1.3M in Seed round in April 2019 from the same investor Nexus Venture Partners and Omidyar Network.
- WhiteHat Jr has been recognized as one of the LinkedIn Top 25 start-ups to work in 2019.
- Startup WhiteHat Jr provides online Live 1:1 Online Coding Classes for Kids 6-14.
Karan has written three novels, Johnny Gone Down (HarperCollins 2010) and The Seeker/The Yoga of Max’s Discontent (Penguin Random House 2015). In his professional career, he worked with Procter & Gamble, Boston Consulting Group, Kraft and Discovery Networks India CEO.
“WhiteHat Jr prepares kids 6-14 for this new world. Kids learn fundamentals of coding–logic, structure, sequence and algorithmic thinking–to generate creative outcomes eg animations and apps.”Karan Bajaj, Discovery Networks India ex-CEO, Founder WhiteHat Jr
WhiteHat Jr claim that their online live classes will improve logical thinking and creativity. It will help the student in the future world of AI and Robotics.
The company also claims that its online one-to-one classes are live and growing at 400% per month, in terms of students joining the courses.