Lead School, a Mumbai, India-based edtech company for schools to digitize the learning experience, raised $28m in Series C funding.
The round was led by WestBridge Capital, with participation from existing investors Elevar Equity.
The company, which has now raised approx. $36m to date, intends to use the capital to continue to expand operations and its business reach and enhance its technology offerings.
Led by cofounder and CEO Sumeet Mehta, Lead School runs its own schools and partners with private schools to improve the learning outcomes of students. Its digital system offers a model based on a mobile app for teachers, which has detailed lesson plans and audio-visual resources, with the aim to enable every child to achieve national grade level proficiency using the world renowned, level-based English curriculum, build conceptual clarity in Math and Science. All this, by serving the unique learning needs and patterns of every child, making sure that teachers, parents and the school can collaborate to work for the unified goal of excelling in education with its integrated academic system.
The company has a network of 800 schools.