ITI Growth Opportunities led this seed round and members of Stanford Angels & Enterpreneurs India, Maheshwari Investment along with other high-profile investors have participated in this round of investments.
Whiz League is and ed-tech platform that offers celebrity driven, pre-recorded certificate courses and skill development courses for adults and children
The platform also allows learners with a once in a lifetime opportunity to potentially collaboate with these celebrities and experts in the form of 1-1 mentorship, internships, fast-tracked auditions, access of funding ect via their Whiz Launchpad.
In addition to the senior modules, Whiz League offers celebrity junior modules that are targeted towards 6-17 year olds and allow curious young minds to get unprecedented access to knowledge and inspiration from industry masters. Through these junior classes, children can get early exposure to introductory industry specific skill sets.
“ITI Growth Opportunities is proud and excited about their investment in Whiz League. We are positive about the ed-tech industry, the model, the product and the most importantly the executing team to make Whiz League a flagship name in the times to come” said Mohit Gulati, director of ITI Investments.
In addition to their lead investor, this young start -up has also received investment from members of Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs India. Stanford Angels has always had a keen eye in the ed-tech space.
“We are excited to back Natasha and Sonia in the Ed-tech space and believe they have the experience and skills to build Whiz League into leading into a leading company in the celebrity driven ed-Tech space in India” say Ajay Lavakare & Paula Mariwala, co-presidents of Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs India.
“With over 30, 000 users in less than four months, we are elated with our performances so far and all set to take ed-tech industry by storm. Our vision is to create one of the largest learning platforms for celebrity driven courses and skill-based courses focusing on new age professions where a major gap exists,” said Natasha Jain, co-founder of Whiz League.
Speaking about the investment and future plans Sonia Agarwal Bajaj, co-founder, Whiz League said, “We are truly excited to associate with investors who believe in our company’s vision and the team’s ability to scale our initia success. The raised capital will be largely channelized towards content creation, customer acquisition, addition of skill development courses and to enhance user engagement.”
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