Aseem Gupta and Vimal Singh Rathore, Co-Founders, SuperKalam
Aseem Gupta and Vimal Singh Rathore, Co-Founders, SuperKalam

SuperKalam Raises $2M in Seed Funding, Led by YCombinator and Fundersclub 

The secured funding will be utilised to enrich SuperKalam's AI-led educational platform, expand its reach, and enhance the user experience. 

SuperKalam, an AI-led personal mentor for students preparing for competitive exams, has concluded a seed funding round, raising $2 million. The funding round was led by YCombinator and Fundersclub, with participation from notable investors, including YC Partner Puneet Kumar, GoodWater Capital, Nurture Ventures, SuperCapital, and Pareto Ventures, among others, who joined hands to back SuperKalam's vision. 

The secured funding will be utilised to enrich SuperKalam's AI-led educational platform, expand its reach, enhance the user experience, and foster continuous innovation in personalised learning services. 

Founded in July 2023 by Vimal Singh Rathore and Aseem Gupta, SuperKalam aims to revolutionise education by leveraging artificial intelligence to provide personalised guidance and support for competitive exams. This is the second edtech start-up by cofounder Vimal, following Coursavy, which was acquired by Unacademy in September 2020. 

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Cofounder and CEO Vimal Singh Rathore SuperKalam said, "We are excited to have iconic investors join us in our mission to rethink learning in an AI-first world. At SuperKalam, we are committed to leading this change by transitioning from unilateral content broadcasts to delivering personalized learning that adapts to each student's unique needs." 

Founded in July 2023 by Vimal Singh Rathore and Aseem Gupta SuperKalam claims to have over 60,000 students. To check progress made by students, the edtech platform prepares study plans and sets daily targets depending on the progress made by the students. The company says that they want to scale this approach and reach out to the 5 million students in the country who are starting with their civil service examination preparation. 

With the use of artificial intelligence in every field, education isn’t an exception. Some other edtech start-ups that are leveraging the use of AI include HackerRank, Leverage Edu, Embibe, Questt, iNurture, Xylem Learning, EduGorilla, Embibe, and more. 

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