Career Anna, an online learning platform, has raised structured financing of ₹3 crore from a group of angel investors, represented by Subinder Khurana.
The newly raised funding will be used to launch a series of PRO Degree online learning programs on Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, DevOps and other new-technology fields where demand for talent far exceeds supply.
Commenting on this, Varun Saxena, CEO, Career Anna, said, “We bring in select experts and professionals from academia and industry to leverage our technology platform to create video-driven online learning courses, and then take these courses to learners with the assurance of quantitative and positive outcomes.”
Subinder Khurana, who is on the Board of Advisors for Career Anna, said, “Career Anna team brings a fresh perspective to online learning by addressing the gaps which prevented online learning from becoming the primary source of learning. The team is passionate about driving quantitative outcomes for students & professionals, in sync with what companies are looking out for while hiring upskilled workforce in today’s world, where technology and skill requirements change every 6 months.”
Career Anna, which was founded in the year 2014, is on the mission to empower over 500 million students and professionals across India and emerging countries, with opportunities and skills in high growth careers of their choice.
The startup enables students, professionals and even unemployed youth to ace exams, acquire skills and get into high growth careers. Users can select career paths and job roles they want to enter, undertake a programme to acquire industry skills or ace an entrance exam, do real-life industry projects and get hired by the ever-growing list of partner companies.
The company’s efforts aim at providing an end to end solution to the opportunities, skill and employability problem as per industry needs. With a vision to transform over 1 million lives by 2020, Career Anna has already positively impacted 25000+ students and professionals.