Early Steps Academy, the worldwide case-based reside studying pioneer for Twenty first-century data and abilities, has raised $1.2 million in a seed funding spherical from BEENEXT, Whiteboard Capital, and Taurus Ventures.
The spherical additionally noticed the participation of main angel traders & entrepreneurs reminiscent of Suhail Sumeer (CEO, BharatPe), Akash Saxena (Executive VP & CTO, Disney + Hotstar), Varun Alagh (Co-founder, Mamaearth), amongst others.
Early Steps Academy will use the funds to deepen funding in analysis and improvement of case research, advancing expertise, in addition to increasing the group to proceed delivering the perfect studying expertise to youngsters worldwide.
Founded in 2021 by a Harvard Business School and IIT Kharagpur alumna Sneha Biswas, Early Steps Academy Academy is a much-needed studying platform for college students to develop data in 1000+ important subjects reminiscent of area, cryptocurrency, entrepreneurship, local weather, and finance. Children study every topic utilizing a case-based studying approach that helps them grasp essential considering and efficient communication — essentially the most in-demand abilities for the present day and age.
The digital studying platform at present operates in 7 nations already, together with India, the United States, and the Middle East. It is the primary schooling platform on the earth to have an R&D price range to provide well-researched distinctive case research for kids and to use the 100-year-old case examine methodology to studying for college students as younger as 8-18 years previous globally.
Speaking concerning the firm, Sneha Biswas, founder & CEO of Early Steps, stated,
“I believe in creating systems that can impact generations to come. My approach is to tackle education – the best way to impact the future. Through Early Steps, our mission is to revolutionise what and how students learn in the 21st century by making education relevant (useful) and engaging (fun). The 21st-century world is changing faster than ever and children around the world are being taught the same subjects (mathematics, physics, chemistry etc.) with little to no modification to curriculum and pedagogy. We at Early Steps believe that those who get early exposure to real-world knowledge & skills do far better in life than those who do not.”
Early Steps Academy operates via small group reside on-line world school rooms offering curated, Harvard-like participating content material that evokes and widens publicity to a variety of topics, careers, and leaders. Mentors on the platform are additionally alumni from extremely reputed academic establishments reminiscent of Harvard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and IITs, amongst others.
Commenting on the funding, Hero Choudhary, Managing Partner at BEENEXT, stated,
“Through Early Steps Academy, Sneha created a global product from the get-go. In the fast-growing ed-tech space, Early Steps stands out with its unique offering for students. We are excited to be part of this journey with Early Steps in impacting millions of students worldwide.”
According to an announcement, Early Steps can even expose college students to a community of completed people throughout totally different industries and job roles. “Mentoring children during these formative years can unlock their hidden potential early, allowing them time to intelligently create a path for themselves to become global leaders of the new world. Early Steps Academy is ‘not optional’, but ‘much needed’ for each of the 2 billion+ students in schools worldwide,” Sneha added.
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