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Enlighten your mind with Genext students

It’s difficult to find good tutors these days. The changing of time has also changed the ways of study and education. Like everything is going digital, your education and the way you study go digital too. Today we have ed-tech platforms for digital education. Genext students is one the unique ed-tech platform in the segment. They are a one-stop-shop for all education needs of a student. The platform works combining the best of technology-enabled learning with physical coaching. The one portal will help you find best tutors and study materials.

About Genext students

Genext students is Mumbai-based, Online tutoring service provider portal. The portal was founded in May 2011 by London School of Economics alumni Ali Asgar Kagzi and Asad Daud. The platform deals with online learning for grades KG-12 students, across — CBSE, ICSE, Maharashtra Board, Rajasthan Board, and Uttar Pradesh Board-in both Hindi and English. They offer private home tutoring with technology-enabled learning. They cover the curricula of national and state level educational boards. They use different methods for teaching like ebooks, notes, sample question papers, and videos. Students can opt for the home tutors as well according to their convenience. The portal connects students with private tutors and also provide assessment and performance analysis tools. The parents can track their children’s study progress.They have also introduced NABUmania, a game based learning module. The company claims to have more than 6lakh users and 700 plus tutors on its platform.

Funding

Genext Students has raised $209,000 from 1Crowd, a crowdfunding platform for startups. “1Crowd has not only raised capital but more importantly worked closely with the founders in shaping the business model and providing strategic guidance,” said Anil Gudibande, co-founder, 1crowd, in a techcircle.vccircle.com report.  1Crowd works with both B2B and B2C startups. Recently it has invested in a community services platform, ZIPGRID. Besides that, they have also invested in Proximiti, a technology and analytics-based startup, in March 2016.

Competitors

MySuperBrain, classteacher.com, Embibe, Edukart, Toppr, UpGrad and AlmaMapper are some startups in the segment that compete with gennextstudents in the space.

 Future Plans

The company will use the in building its technology.  They will also focus on stepping up its marketing activities and expansion of their team. “The funds will be used to accelerate product technology development and enhance our marketing efforts. We also plan to strengthen our core team,” said Ali Asgar Kagzi, in an economictimes.indiatimes.com report.

Enlighten your mind with Genext students
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