Surat-based upskilling platform raises valuation $ 100k pre-seed funding

Valuationary, an EdTech startup that provides candidates with practical knowledge through automated courses created by industry experts, has raised 100,000 in pre-seed funding rounds.

The Surat-based startup received the latest funding from strategic investors and corporate leaders such as Ashish Jain (ex-India head, Infusion), Ajay Surana (former director, Moody’s Analytics-Singapore), Rachit Poddar (venture capitalist and businessman), Rajesh Gupta (executive). Director, Jayabharat Group), and Hetal Desai (Angel Investors). Existing investor Marwadi Catalyst Ventures also took part in the round.

With the new investment, the company plans to build a strong team by hiring talented people for marketing and product development and accelerating its growth to expand its footprint in the Indian and international markets.

Co-founded by entrepreneur and financier Prateek Bajaj, Kunal Shah and Mahip Gupta for the first time in 2020, Valuationary is one of the last skills and recruitment platform to help candidates find the right finance jobs and the right talent for corporates. With custom skill set. Technical as well as soft skills training is provided by industry leaders to make undergraduate and postgraduate candidates industry-related.

The goal of a startup is not only to provide jobs through skills but also to contribute to an individual’s career through continuous opportunity and growth.

Speaking on fundraising, Prateek Bajaj, co-founder and CEO of Valuationary, said,

“We are delighted to welcome strategic investors to our cap table. While Adtech space is full of coding and software development skills, non-tech upskilling and recycling is still not a common part of the job. Organized workforce. We understand that corporations We need a pre-trained high-quality candidate pool, which is committed to delivering value to our hiring partners at absolutely zero cost. “

The company claims to have trained and assisted more than 5,000 candidates in finding jobs from organizations such as LSE, U-Warwick, SRCC, CFA, CA, etc., PWC, KPMG, Goldman Sachs and DEShaw.

Emphasizing how the new investment will help the company, Mahip Gupta, co-founder and COO of Valuationary, said:

“This fund infusion will help us build a strong team by recruiting talent for marketing and product development and accelerate its growth to make its mark in the Indian and international markets. We will also use resources to build individual corporate training. Recruitment measures.”

Earlier this year, Marwari Catalyst Ventures, one of the fastest growing startup accelerators in India, announced the Adtech Group of Selected Startups and Valuation was one of the startups selected for this group.

Ashish Jain, Ex-India Head, Infusion said,

“We believe in Valuationary’s vision, model, product, and most importantly, the team that is working to make Valuationary a leading name for financial role recruitment and training in the near future. Being part of the finance industry for the last 20 years, Valuationary has created job programs tailored to the current and future needs of the industry. We look forward to working with Valuationary’s passionate founding team who clearly see this gap and aspire to fill it. “

Valuationay had raised an undisclosed amount in the seed round from Marwadi Catalyst Ventures in May this year.

About the author

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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