Language training startup Inzpira raised R 2.3 million to improve its tech platform

Inzpira, an AI-enabled, on-demand live language learning and soft-skills training platform for adults and children, announced that it has raised INR 2.3 crore (approximately $ 300K) as part of a seed round led by Angel investor Raj Nair. Gopinath Latpate, President and Executive Director of JLL with the participation of Avalon Consulting.

The round was also backed by other investors like Arvind Kapil (Country Head – Retail Lending, HDFC Bank), Yash Chamria (Joint VP, Piramal Capital), Naveen Raju (Executive Director, TIE Mumbai), Ajay Nayar (Associate Partner, IBM). , P Sreekumar, Vedika Thorat, Abdul Gafoor, Jyoti Rahul Devjani, Akshar Panchmia, Dipen Shah, Vikas Sisodiya, Manish Manoj, Mannan Manoj, Michael Samuel, Pankaj Ramachandran, Roshan Ajitkumar.

With the latest funding, the startup plans to improve its tech platform, increase brand presence and increase customer numbers.

Founded in 2020 by Rohit Namboothiri and Shruti Ramesh, the Kerala-based startup is disrupting how adults learn English and soft skills through its AI-enabled platform where users can choose their leisure time to learn and quickly connect with the trainer.

Commenting on the fund, Rohit Namboothiri, co-founder and CEO of Inzpira, said, “Workers professionals, despite recognizing the importance of acquiring English language proficiency to advance their careers, cannot afford to take time out to attend the event due to their busy schedule. We are creating a platform that provides live on-demand, personalized language training where users can learn at any time at their convenience, so easy to book a cab or order a meal. We aim to revolutionize language learning. Area with an immersive learning experience enabling learning from hundreds of instructors.

Inzpira has a pool of hundreds of coaches working remotely from different parts of the world. Currently, the startup serves India, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the rest of the Middle East. Inzpira is also establishing its presence in Southeast Pacific countries like Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia and Vietnam.

According to the founders, language learning requires constant communication with people who speak the language. No one can learn by interacting with the same tutor for a few weeks or months.

Raj Nair, President, Avalon Consulting, further said, “I have invested in Inzpira because I found that promoters have a distinctive spark in their shoulders in addition to a mature head. Most of all, they are playing in a larger market. Less service. There is scope. “

Earlier this year, Inzpira raised $ 2.5 million from 100X.VC as part of a pre-seed round and was part of their Class 04 group.

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Author: Shalini Pathak

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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