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.

Karan Bajaj, Founder- CEO WhiteHat Jr, AI-centric edtech Startup
Karan Bajaj Founder WhiteHat Jr

AI-centric edtech Startup WhiteHat Jr is founded in 2018 by Karan Bajaj, a bestselling novelist and Discovery Networks India ex-CEO.

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.

Indian Edtech market will be $1.96 billion by 2021 and Investors are now focusing on AI-Driven edtech startups to participate in the educational growth story.