Jovian, a Bengaluru, India-based data science and machine learning-focused edtech startup, raised $1.5 million in Seed funding.
The round was led by Multiply Ventures, with participation from Y Combinator, Better Capital, and angel investors such as Kunal Shah (founder, CRED), Phanindra Sama (co-founder, redBus), Aprameya Radhakrishna (co-founder, Koo) Aakrit Vaish (co-founder and CEO) among others.
The fund raised will be used to expand the team of data science experts to enhance the curriculum and provide mentorship to the growing student base.
The company also plans to grow its engineering team and engage its data science community through courses, competitions, and learning resources.
Company: SWIFTACE INC.
Round: Seed Round
Funding Month: May 2022
Lead Investors: Multiply Ventures
Additional Investors: Y Combinator, Better Capital, Kunal Shah, Phanindra Sama, Aprameya Radhakrishna, and Aakrit Vaish
Company Website: https://jovian.ai/
Software Category: Data Science and Machine Learning
About the Company: Founded in 2019 by Aakash N S and Siddhant Ujjain, Jovian is a community-driven learning platform for data science and machine learning. Jovian’s flagship data science and machine learning bootcamp helps working professionals in programming or analytics transition to a career in data science. The company offers several free beginner-friendly courses and has a fast-growing community of over 200,000 users from more than 180 countries.