We Founder Circle (WFC), an early-stage start-up investment platform led by a global community of successful founders and strategic angels, has led seed round worth INR 3.75 crore in an edutainment startup Seekho. Many strategic angels have banded together to propel the start-up Seekho to new heights.
The current round witnessed participation from We Founder Circle, SucSEED Innovation Fund, along with Toppr’s Co-founder Hemanth Goteti and other top executives.
Founded in 2020 by IITK alumni Rohit Choudhary, Keertay Agarwal and Yash Banwani. The startup is already backed by PointOne Capital, 3one4 Capital, First Cheque, Callapina Capital and successful leaders including Anupam Mittal (People Group), Gaurav Munjal (Unacademy), Ramakant Sharma (Livspace), Zishaan Hayath (Toppr), Dinesh Goel (Aasaanjobs), Alok Mittal (IAN), Miten Sampat (CRED), Aakrit Vaish (Haptik), Harsh Shah (Fynd) and Harpreet Singh (Cocubes).
“At We Founder Circle, we are pleased to have invested in Seekho since they have demonstrated the will and smart idea required to run a start-up. The start-up has the potential to revolutionise the education system and benefit the society in a great way. We pledge our mentorship and support to Seekho, and we intend to cover all aspects of their development, including business strategy, product development, community building, and connecting with potential business mentors,” said, Gaurav VK Singhvi, Co-founder, We Founder Circle.
“At Seekho, we are thrilled to have WFC and SucSEED as strategic investment partners, specially at this time when we are seeing really promising early results from the launch of Seekho PLUS subscriptions. With such strategic angels on board, we intend to scale up quickly and reach 1 lakh paying subscribers in the next six months,” said Rohit Choudhary, Founder & CEO, Seekho.
Seekho aims at defining an entirely new category of edutainment content by combining educational content with entertaining byte-sized videos, building a ‘Netflix for Learning.’ Seekho plans to use the investment to expand into new languages and expand their already diverse premium content library.