Ex-Google India Head Shailesh Rao funded Edtech startup AttainU
Bengaluru-based edtech startup AttainU raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Angel investors led by Ex-Google India Head Shailesh Rao.
Ex-Google India Head Shailesh Rao, Nikhil Rungta ex-Intuit India Head, Anil Gelra – SnapMint Founder and Manish Kumar Founder, KredX and LetsVenture are angel investor participated in the Angel funding round.
AttainU is a scalable college alternative, offers live online courses. AttainU is focusing on high-quality, industry-aligned learning outcomes, targeted towards highly motivated individuals looking to get into high growth careers.
The startup is offering 7 month-long, full-time computer software engineering courses. AttainU is also providing career counseling as a part of these courses.
Startup AttainU uses these funds to upgrade its online course modules and industry requirement-focused online software education to students.
team begins their education journey with deep experience in tech and education. Founder Divyam has served in Microsoft, Uber, and Google. Vaibhav was a founding member at GeekforGeeks, the largest computer science interview preparation platform.
“For us, the goal has always been about solving higher education in a systematic, scalable way. From the beginning, we have had a very strong focus on maintaining our high-quality learning outcomes as we scale. Over the last 10 months, we have been able to figure out many processes, complementing human psychology, to facilitate deep-rooted learning.”Divyam Goel, CEO & Co-founder, AttainU, said, speaking with YourStory
Both founders aim to provide an alternative best educational option to students seeks quality skill-based education.
Students will not get any AICTE or college approved certification, but the company made the Income Share Agreement, AttainU gets paid only when an AttainU graduate makes more than Rs 5 lakhs per year.
This is a unique model of education, where students agree to share income with skill providers.
By looking at the hiring partner, we found that the AttainU provides skills, that best fit to the new technology-based startup’s requirement.