Masai School raised $5 mn led by Omidyar Network

Masai School, India’s first career-focused education startup, has raised USD 5 million in the Series A funding round led by Omidyar Network India.
jio-for-studentsExisting investors Unitus Ventures, India Quotient and AngelList India have also participated during the funding round.

This new round of funding comes less than a year after Masai School raised its Pre-Series A round in August 2020, led by Unitus Ventures.

Masai School will launch new programs in User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) designing, Product Management (PM) and Data Analytics; in addition to strengthening the existing offerings of Full Stack Web and Android Development.

“We are on track to graduate more than 2000 learners in FY 2020-21,” says Prateek Shukla, CEO and co-founder of Masai School.

Masai School will use the funding to hire experts to build and impart curriculum across new disciplines such as UI, UX, Product Management, Data Analytics; provide world class digital infrastructure to the learners; and launch various support and feeder programs, free of cost, to enable equality of opportunity to all aspiring professionals.

Till date, Masai School has graduated 200+ students across 8 batches, with a placement rate of 91 percent at an average CTC of INR 6.75 LPA.

Masai School’s hiring partners include Samsung, Sharechat, Urban Company, Instamojo, Airmeet, GlobalLogic, Lendingkart, MPL, Nobroker and Paytm.