Bengaluru’s Curiosity Learning startup QShala Raises INR 2.7 Cr Investment from Zerodha-Backed Rainmatter and others

Bengaluru’s Curiosity Learning startup

Bengaluru-based QShala, owned by means of Walnut Knowledge Solutions, on 10 September 2020, has raised INR 2.7 crore (around $367K) from Rainmatter Capital, a Zerodha-backed funding fund.

Zerodha is a Bengaluru-based fintech platform that presents retail and institutional broking, currencies and commodities trading, mutual funds, and bonds.

Kalyan Banerjee, the cof-ounder of Mindtree additionally co-led the investment.

The spherical additionally noticed participation from a range of different angel investors, which include a former director of Lowe Lintas Preeti Sawhney, co-founder of Ubiquity Capital Nikhil Bhandarkar, Sanjay Tambwekar, CTO of end-to-end gifting options organization Qwikcilver, former vice president of Oracle India Suresh Kumar Pinglay and Akshita Ganesh, product and approach lead of Reforge, amongst others additionally participated in the round.

The agency will utilise the sparkling capital to amplify its footprint to extra cities throughout India and globally, to cater to young people in the age team of eight to sixteen years.
Founded through 2014 by way of Raghav Chakravarthy and Sachin Ravi, QShala provides out-of-school getting to know options to college students via quizzing.

Both of the founders have been college-mates and shared a frequent hobby in quizzing.

The Learning startup has designed applications for youngsters from Class 1 onwards which use questions alongside with comprehension, context building, listening, storytelling and different things to do to assist children assemble a framework of how to think.

The “Curiosity Curriculum” is designed to nurture and nourish creativeness and curiosity whilst focusing on getting to know that goes way past the faculty curriculum, the organization claims.

Speaking of the modern improvement for QShala, Chakravarthy in a assertion said,

“We are delighted with the assist we have acquired from Rainmatter Capital and different investors.

These investments improve our faith in QShala’s curriculum, studying experience, and the platform thru which we tackle the want for creating capabilities and aptitudes in younger minds,”

Bengaluru’s Curiosity Learning startup

Commenting on the funding spherical for QShala, Nithin Kamath, founder and CEO, Zerodha, said,

“It is vital for teenagers to improve quintessential and lateral wondering from a younger age plenty past their study room framework in today’s world.

We are hastily shifting toward subjective gaining knowledge of the place they would want to construct a talent set genuinely required for employability in the future.

We have constantly been massive believers in the philosophy of consistent upskilling and retraining.

Rainmatter is happy to associate with like-minded human beings centered on assisting youngsters to construct these ability sets.

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