In current information, a Lahore-based startup targeted on EdTech known as Edkasa has raised practically $320,000 within the pre-seed funding led by i2i Ventures. Furthermore, the startup had introduced the launch of its examination preparation utility for matric and intermediate college students which later went dwell on the Google Play Retailer.
The 2 visionaries behind the startup had been Fahad Tanveer and Annum Sadiq, a husband and spouse duo, who realized that college students on the highschool degree don’t do effectively in Pakistan and the truth that not each mother or father can afford to pay additional tuition for his or her kids. Annum who oversee the training supply at Edkasa talked about the next:
“We empathize with the truth that mother and father, lecturers, colleges, and society at massive have quite a lot of assets, effort and time vested in high-school college students. We wish to see college students get high marks, proceed their increased training, and improve our nation’s knowledge-based economic system.”
The duo began engaged on the tech final yr and launched their first product that’s the examination prep app. Nevertheless, the startup nonetheless managed to achieve hundreds of scholars and collaborate with over 40 colleges to make sure a sustainable enterprise sooner or later. With their current success, the startup is trying to take the subsequent step additional in accelerating the training of hundreds of thousands of scholars in Pakistan.
Fahad, who operates as CEO, added the next:
“We set targets on what success would appear like and once we knew sufficient to aggressively go after our dream of serving to hundreds of thousands of highschool college students put together and do effectively on their exams.”
The applying is at present out there on Android and covers grades 9, 10, 11, and 12 which follows the requirements of the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Training (BISE). Furthermore, it covers all twenty examination boards of the nation. The app has over 4,500 items of video content material, masking all of the matters for Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Biology, and English Grammar. The movies function ‘high certified lecturers’ explaining totally different ideas from these topics (primarily in Urdu).
Furthermore, with a purpose to gamify the expertise, Edkasa will add leaderboards that may spotlight the highest performers of various topics. With such innovation occurring in our training system, it’s solely a matter of time when highschool turns into extra immersive and understanding as a substitute of widespread memorization.