IT-focused coding invaders raise $ 700k in pre-seed rounds by MentorsPro

Coding Invaders by MentorsPro, an EdTech startup that teaches job-ready skills to people in the IT industry, has raised $ 700,000 in pre-seed funding rounds from S16VC and A Partners.Data.

The Pune-based company plans to use the funds to strengthen its technology and operations by offering 10 courses later this year and upgrading its career center. Coding Invaders has its own career center that prepares students for job interviews, helps them upgrade their CV, and provides 360-degree support.

Coding Invaders by MentorsPro offers employment oriented courses that enable students to start their careers in the IT industry. It currently offers data analyzer, QA automation and full-stack developer courses on its platform.

With more than 5,000 students from around the world and trained staff from major companies such as Greenpeace, Metro Cash & Carry, Procter & Gamble, Cisco, Sanofi, Johnson & Johnson, the startup has become the largest data and computer science online university in Europe and in a few years Russia.

Speaking about the company and how to use the funds, Roman Vyas, co-founder of Coding Invaders, said:

“The funding round will help us strengthen our technology and operations. Currently, Coding Invaders through MentorsPro offers three courses: Data Analyst, QA Engineer and Full-Stack Developer. We will use the funds for 10 courses by the end of 2015. This year and beyond Upgrade our Career Center, which will help our students prepare for job interviews and get new jobs in IT. Also, we are constantly onboard the best guides and IT practitioners from Indian companies who will help our students in their day to day work. At Coding Invaders, our model focuses on solving real problems rather than focusing on traditional and theoretical information, and we will take advantage of funding to strengthen it. “

Coding Invaders is not only an educational platform but also a simulator, based on real life cases and projects of Indian companies that help students achieve their career goals. The platform also provides guidance support to your students.

Commenting on the investment, S16VC said,

“We believe this is the right time and place to bring a modern educational perspective to the Indian market. Coding Invaders by MentorsPro aims to impart new knowledge and skills to millions of young Indians looking for a career in tech. It is an inspiring mission and a huge market. As well as opportunity. “

In the near future, Coding Invaders plans to increase its monthly revenue by 1 million and educate another 1,500 students. The startup plans to help 1 million people find new jobs in IT through its job-ready program.

About the author

Author: Shalini Pathak

Shalini Pathak is a staff writer at EdTechReview (ETR) – India’s leading Adtech media and community. She has four years of experience in media covering various beats. Like all writers, she is first and foremost an avid reader who has a passion for creating content out of the box and has the ability to write on any topic. As part of the ETR team, it will cover the latest developments in the Adtech industry, focusing on the stories of Adtech startups and their funding.

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