Leverage Edu is India's most trusted university admission service helping students with their higher education.

Basic Information

New Delhi based Leverage Edu is empowering students across India to choose the best-matched career and higher education options, with one-touch access to personalised mentors and leading global universities. Founded in 2017 by Akshay Chaturvedi, Rajiv Ganjoo and Aman Arora Leverage Edu has been lauded as India’s most trusted university admissions company. The company initially began as a higher education mentorship marketplace in Silicon Valley’s Draper University’s 2015 cohort. Leverage Edu’s technology-powered higher education and career guidance ecosystem includes a full stack service, using AI to help students work with best-matched mentors from around the world in personalized career workshops. Their product suite includes the LeverageEdu information platform that gets over a million unique users every month, Univalley - which helps Universities with a host of student engagement solutions and gives students access to vetted programs, UniConnect - world’s leading online education fair platform that helps 100+ universities and students connect with each other to find best matched higher education options in a virtual setting and LeverageLive - which is democratising access to best teachers in a live classes format for GMAT, GRE, SAT, IELTS & TOEFL exams. The company counts marquee investors like DSG Consumer Partners, Blume Ventures and prominent entrepreneurs & business builders from India & Silicon Valley amongst its backers. It’s work has been widely featured across top media outlets including BBC, WSJ, Forbes, CNBC, Business Insider, Voice Of America, Mint, Business Today, Economic Times, Entrepreneur, Business Standard, Business World, Rajya Sabha TV, India Today etc. See more

Legal Name

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Leverage EdTech Private Limited

Headquarters

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New Delhi, Delhi, India

Business Model

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B2C, 

B2B 

Founding Date

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2017

No. of Employees

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61 to 100

Core Team

:
1.

Akshay Chaturvedi

Co-Founder & CEO

2.

Rajiv Ganjoo

Co-Founder & COO

3.

Aman Arora

Co-Founder & Head of Technology

Timeline
2017
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Jan | Company Incorporation
Launched the first version of the website while Akshay was still in Bangalore, at another day-job
Apr | Started Generating Revenue
Counselled the first student to come and take our Mentorship service for Universities
Jul | Raised Funding
Raised seed round of ₹ 2 Crores, first external capital in the business
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Revenue Streams

Target Market

B2B

Universities who want to recruit students who will excel in their programs

Client Segment

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EdTech/Education

Target Companies

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Large Enterprise

Target Geography

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Global

B2C

Students who want to pursue higher education

User Age

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18 to 25, 26 to 34

User Income

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Lower-middle Income, Upper-middle Income, High Income

Funding

Total Funding

$9.8M

Investors

:

1.

Anand Sankeshwar

2.

Vishal Gondal

3.

Kashyap Deorah

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Detail Round Breakdown

Round 1

$6.5M

Series Name

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SERIES-A

Date

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18th Feb 2021