Vedantu, a Bangalore, India-based edtech startup and provider of live online tutoring, raised $5m in Series A funding.
Backers included Accel Partners and Tiger Global Management.
The company intends to use the funds to expand the platform to tablets and mobile.
Co-founded by CEO Vamsi Krishna, Pulkit Jain, Saurabh Saxena and Anand Prakash, Vedantu is a live online 1-to-1 tutoring tutoring platform which uses technology to bring together teachers and students to enable live learning between them. It currently provides live online tutoring sessions for students from grade 6 to 12. Offerings range from Monthly Tuitions, IIT Foundation to preparation for exams like NTSE, PSA, KVPY, IMO & JEE Mains.