●What is the news ?
• Virohan a health education startup has raised additional funding from Rebright Partners summing up its Series A round at $3 million.
•According to the official statement, Virohan will use the fresh funds to expand to over 160 new campuses pan India with an aim to strengthen the Indian healthcare system with its trained allied healthcare workforce which will help tackle the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
•During August 2020, the startup had raised $2.8 million across seed and Series A round from elea Foundation for Ethics in Globalisation, the Singh Family Trusts, advised by Artha Impact, Yunus Social Business, Better Capital and Keiretsu Forum.
•With this funding, we plan to educate over 1 million students by 2025, through our best-in-class, Blended Learning platform."Speaking about the recent development, Kunaal Dudeja stated.
●Things to know more
•Incorporated in 2018 by Kunaal Dudeja (CEO), Nalin Saluja (CTO) and Archit Jayaswal (CFO), Virohan bridges the gap between industry demand and the skills of the workforce by using its end-to-end proprietary ‘technology skill stack’ to enable job prediction, aggregate training providers and standardise processes across the student journey from mobilisation to training content to placements.
•Brij Bhasin, General Partner, Rebright Partners added, "Rebright Partners is excited to partner with Virohan to address the critical gaps in trained Healthcare Para-Professionals in India".