Dholakia Ventures, an investment arm of Dholakia Family Office has invested an undisclosed amount in Vidyakul, a Vernacular after-school e-learning platform.
The investment arm of Diamond King of Surat Savji Dholakia saw the potential and topped up the bridge round raised by the platform in early September 2021. Angel investors including- Gaurav Juneja, Saurabh Agarwal, and Puneet Mittal also participated in the ongoing round.
The EdTech startup is currently delivering education in 4 languages and has already enabled the same for 11 lakh students from 10 States. Vidyakul has attracted marquee investors and has raised funds from SOSV, We Founder Circle, JITO Angel Network, and Thinkuvate till now.
Speaking on the investment, Tarun Saini- Founder, Vidyakul said, “We have been getting overwhelming responses from students in Gujarat. With the growing internet penetration, the scope of digital learning has widened, and we are exploring the possibilities of the same.”
“The unique approach to delivering quality education in vernacular languages makes us a go-to platform for students from every region in India for – access to quality education. By getting such response and belief from our investors, we plan to go to the deeper Bharat by penetrating and reaching to each student in rural areas,” Saini added.
Commenting on the investment, Dravya Dholakia of Dholakia Ventures said, “Quality Education in rural areas is the need of the hour and we are happy that Vidyakul’s vision is aligned to it. We like their “BHARAT” focussed multi-lingual approach for the rural areas in the nation, which is an unserved market. We have seen their growth in the Gujarat region and are confident that the team has the potential to lead this category. We’re excited to extend our support to this educational evolution through our investment in Vidyakul.”