Conker World, an EdTech startup providing highly effective and engaging learning at the comfort of home to students around the world, announced that it has raised $300,000 in its pre Seed round of funding from founders, CXOs and digital content creators.
The investors, who participated in the round includes Anand Prakash and Pulkit Jain, Vedantu, Rahul Saria, Nimble Growth, Kamlesh Bhagat and Anand Poste, Jobs Capital, Prashant Choudhary, Click Orchid, Tarun Saini, Vidyakul, Soveet Gupta ,Udyan Tea, Ranveer Allahbadia aka BeerBiceps, Monk Entertainment, BigBrainCo and Level.Game, Neha Agrawal, Mathematically Inclined, Mahendra Dogney, Motivational Speaker, Himanshi Singh, Let’s Learn, and Viraj Sheth, Monk Entertainment.
With the fresh capital, the company plans to work for product development, content creation, launching new courses and strengthening their team in order to provide exceptional services for their students.
Launched by YouTuber Arvind Arora aka A2 Motivation, Conker World offers skill-based training to individuals who want to focus on personal skills. The platform focuses on holistic growth by understanding the demography and offers free of cost courses like English and communication. The courses are also available in vernacular languages. The startup has also tied-up with NGOs working for child development, providing them with free programs.
Speaking about the company, Founder of Conker World, Arvind Arora, said,
"We wish to bring a revolution in the skilling space by targeting 90% of the vernacular speaking audience in India and making them self-sustainable and contributing towards the gig economy and making them job ready. Not every person gains an opportunity to get into the top tier schools; we need to create micro entrepreneurs and jobs."
Students are given the opportunity to pick courses from a list of India’s best teachers and learn Via interactive classes . It also offers giveaways and shoutouts.
Co-founder of Nimble Growth and Angel investor, Rahul Saria, added:
"The power of influencers is immense in a populated and one of the youngest countries like India. Converting this audience into a relevant business revenue model is the key. I see a great opportunity in terms of ed-tech and ad-tech playing out with this model. It’s a big data game."