iSTAR Skill Development Private Limited, a Bangalore, India-based skills training company, received a follow on investment from Unitus Seed Fund, India’s leading venture seed fund supporting startups innovating for the masses.
The amount of the deal was not disclosed.
The company intends to use the funds to expand its operation across the country and to invest further in their technology platform.
Led by Surga Thilakan, Co-Founder and CEO, and Sreeraman Vaidyanathan, Co-Founder and MD, iSTAR provides undergraduate students with training to make them employable by employing trained faculty to deliver a tailor made curriculum to make the students job ready.
The company, which had raised their first round of funding in Apr 2013, is now present in 150 colleges across 3 states and 17 districts with 150+ trainers for 17,000+ students.