Edtech platform Leap Finance raised $17 mn in Series B round from Jungle Ventures

Overseas education platform Leap, that runs Leap Finance and Leap Scholar, has raised $17 mn in Series B funding led by Jungle Ventures, where Sequoia Capital India and Owl Ventures also participated. The startup has helped over 20,000 students in their study abroad journey in the past year, and aims to serve 150,000 students in the current year.

With this current funding, Leap aims to expand its product portfolio, strengthen its team across business and technological functions, expand geographically, and also grow its student communities. The company will also establish global offices for institutional partnerships and other business functions.

Leap is building a one-stop platform for study abroad aspirants and international students. Headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in Bengaluru, Leap offers counselling services, visa services, education loans and other financial products tailored for international students.

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