• Chethan Machaknur

Edtech startup Pesto Tech raises funds from Silicon Valley angels


Pesto Tech has raised undisclosed funds from a group of angel investors. These include Ryan Hoover, Founder of Product Hunt; angel investor Anand Chandrasekaran; Ankur Nagpal, Founder and CEO of Teachable; Sahil Lavingia, Founder and CEO of Gumroad; Hiten Shah, Co-founder and CEO of FYI, usefyi.com; Andreas Klinger, Investor at Remote First Capital; Maran Nelson, Founder of Interact; Derek Anderson at Co-founder of Bevy, Startup Grind; and Cindy Bi, Capital Partner at CapitalX.


Pesto runs a 12-week long bootcamp, training software engineers in soft skills. Pesto connects its students to mentors based out of the US.Pesto is on a mission to provide equal opportunities to tech talent, irrespective of their geographies. It aims to provide Indian software talent borderless global opportunities by unblocking the potential of remote work.


On the fundraise, Co-founder and CEO Ayush says, "We are excited to welcome some amazing people to the Pesto fam. Their advice will be valuable for us as we get into our next phase of growth."

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