Ed-tech firm WhiteHat Jr has raised Rs 9 crore ($1.3 million) in a seed funding round from venture capital firms Nexus Venture Partners and Omidyar Network, as per the news shared by the startup.
WhiteHat Education Technology Pvt. Ltd teaches coding to students between the ages of 6 and 14 via a live online one-to-one platform. The startup was founded in 2018 by Karan Bajaj, the former chief executive officer of Discovery Networks. Since its beta launch in January last year, the company has conducted more than 50,000 trials and currently conducts 500 online classes per day.
They have over 100 teachers on its platform.