23 March, 2016, Bangalore: HashLearn has managed to catch the eyes of some of the big players of the technological world. In its recent round of funding, company gets the investment from Flipkart co-Founder Binny Bansal, Ola co-founder Bhavish Aggarwal, Google India head Rajan Anandan and People Group founder Anupam Mittal.
Funding round also saw the participation from Singapore Angel Network, angel investor Sunil Kalra, former Flipkart chief product officer Mekin Maheshwari, former Flipkart President-operations Sujeet Kumar, Capillary Technologies co-founder and chief technology officer Krishna Mehra and UK-based Taylor & Francis Group’s chief technology officer Max Gabriel.
HashLearn is a brain child of Jayadev Gopalakrishnan and Gokul Janga and it deals in connecting the students with renowned tutors around the clock through its app. With the help of the app, tutors can assist students in many ways such as solving problems, understanding concepts or clearing their doubts.
Commenting on the future plans of the company, Gopal Krishnan said, “With only 20% of the test-prep market organized, there is a huge market to be tapped in affordable, high- quality tutoring. Our vision is to provide an educator to every student at scale.”
“We have a rigorous tutor recruitment process. Almost all our tutors are from IITs or BITS” he adds. However, he declined to give any details on the number of tutors that the company has onboard.