Mumbai-based edtech startup Genius Teacher raised $2 mn funding from Whiteboard Capital and VKG Venture LLP, along with 50 early-stage investors like WhatsApp India CEO Abhijit Bose, Cred CEO Kunal Shah, Freecharge cofounder Sandeep Tandon, Proptiger CEO Dhruv Agarwal, Mmone online CEO Justin Sway, Cvent cofounder Dan Lapus, Let’s Venture president Nimish Kampanu, Snapdeal’s former VP Gaurav Gupta, AWS India’s ex MD Bikram Bedi and Fynd cofounder Farooq Adam.
Genius Teacher is an AI-based quiz-based edtech startup focuses on the K12 segment and creates personalized interest-based engaging content to enhance the learning experience for students. It uses strong interests like food, movies, sports nature and more to make learning maths, science and English more enjoyable.
It has already created over 5K quizzes on its platforms and nearly 10K interest-based personalised videos. The company also claims to have onboarded more than 100 schools, 2,000 teachers, and 70,000 paid students with a record 100% renewal rate.
It supports over 10+ curriculums and provides real rewards like scholarships and internships with big companies like Whatsapp, Mahindra & Mahindra, Singapore University, IIT(M) and many more.