Self-Discovery, Employability Platform GENLEAP raises R 60 million from marquee investors

GENLEAP, India’s first DNA-based self-discovery, upkilling and employability platform, announced that it has raised R 60 million (D USD 8.1M) in its seed round from marquee investors.

The round was backed by investors like Vivek Vaidya of Super (Set) Startup Studios; Kevin Donlan, Managing Member, Stone River Partners LLC; Mike Holland (individual ability), Neeraj Bansal (partner of 4 big companies); Ayush Singh, President and CEO – Restech Global; Mohit Juneja, Director, Mass Infratech Pvt. Ltd.; Rashid Mahmood, CEO and Director, Dipon Group; And much more.

Founded in 2021 by Sachin Sandhir, Nimish Gupta, Nitin Thakur and Shweta Kataria, Gurugram-based startup enables people to discover unique qualities like personality, talents, interests and connect them with relevant partners for nurture and development, be it hobbies, life skills. Or career, so that they live a purposeful and fulfilling life.

GENLEAP is on a mission to help people take advantage of their inherent talents and provide them with the right environment so that they can complete the best version of themselves.

Using the ecosystem of skill partners, the next generation of talent is matched to the future of the job and the employer. Startups use self-discovery insights to connect aspiring talent with the right skills to make them as happy and efficient people – schools, colleges, ad-tech and career tech platforms and finally employers.

Commenting on the fund, GENLEAP co-founders Sachin Sandhir, Nimish Gupta, Nitin Thakur and Shweta Kataria said, With GENLEAP, we aim to transform the lives of the next generation of children and professionals by addressing the challenges of discovery, skills and employability. We believe in bringing great social impact and change in the lives of millions of people in India. We are totally happy and grateful to our investors who have followed us on this journey. We are also very grateful to Amity School and Universities, GD Goenka School, IIS University, and the many organizations that have joined us on this journey and are confident of working with us. “

Platform ownership assessment is based on a unique triangle using a person’s genomics, psychometrics, and cognitive astronomy to explore a person’s natural disposition and nutritional potential.

With leading research and innovative approaches, GENLEAP has partnered with Carmagnes (Switzerland) to further pioneer research to enhance its offerings in self-discovery using genomics and genetic psychology.

With its unique offerings, GENLEAP seeks to play a leading role in the growth of the ad-tech and HR-tech market and to be a global leader in what it has to offer.

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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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