Lancify, an edtech startup focused on new-age skills and SaaS tools, has announced an angel round of $300,000 with backing from Techstars, Under 25, former Babajob executive Vir Kashyap, Hari TN, Head of HR at BigBasket; Brennan Loh, Executive at Shopify; Krish Ramachandran, Executive at Freshworks; Anil Advani, Founder at Inventus Law; and Ravi and Deepa Joshi, Founders of Keystone Logic. Started in 2018 as a community of young freelancers, Bengaluru-based Lancify has now launched its edtech vertical Lancify Learn, which teaches young people new-age skills related to trending SaaS tools, equipping them to take on freelance work. The company said that each course is crafted to be binge-worthy, while at the same time, is insightful and deep enough for anyone to become an expert within a month. The vertical has a handful courses such as digital marketing, design, analytics, and others. Gowtham Sundaresan, Co-founder and CEO of Lancify said, Earlier, Colorado-based startup accelerator Techstars had announced in April this year that it concluded the training of its second batch in its Bengaluru cohort, and has invested a total of $1.2 million in the 10 startups that were part of the class, which included Lancify.
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