Edtech startup Univ.AI raises investment from Biocon founder Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
Univ.AI, the Bengaluru-based edtech startup with a focus on teaching artificial intelligence and data science online, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Biocon Executive Chairperson and Founder Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw. The startup plans to utilise this funding to expand the scope of AI and data science education to a larger group of candidates.
Univ.AI seeks to provide an online alternative to the top institutions. The startup’s programmes are completely digital, with a focus on hands-on mentorship by Harvard and UCLA faculty.
Univ.AI Founder and CEO Siddharth said, “We are in an excellent position to take the best possible AI and Data Science education to even more students and professionals and open doors for them to attractive opportunities in AI and advanced Data Science, that will help shape our future.”