24 August 2016, India :
ConveGenius has raised an equity investment of $900,000 from Michael & Susan Dell Foundation. It will leverage the invested amount in providing engaging, impactful ‘education for the masses.’
Convegenius is a mobile first, product company focused on digitizing education and making it affordable, fun and rewarding.
“With the current investment, we seek to scale our operations, build on our existing archive of educational content by aggregating more exciting content providers across various languages, and strengthen our technology for self-learning by building intelligence on the ConveGenius Slate platform,” said Jairaj Bhattacharya, co-founder and CEO of ConveGenius.
Director for Michael and Susan Dell Foundation’s India Education portfolio, Prachi Windlass says, “Unlike most educational tech companies that are spending all their time and resources on creating more content, ConveGenius has taken a bold approach: to be a platform leveraging already available content and focus its energies on effective delivery.”
A mobile-based education venture aims to become a market leader in Edutainment. The company aims to create disruption in the knowledge and digital media segment by providing affordable educational solutions for both the existing and the emerging mobile users globally. It believes in building mobile ecosystems that are designed to educate the masses by bringing in elements of fun, entertainment and rewards.