⠂The funding round was led by Indian Angel Network (IAN), and the round was led by angel investors Manish Sinha and Naveen Gupta of IAN.
Mumbai, May 19, 2022
: Qwikskills, a one-stop destination for tech professionals and students, has raised a seed funding of Rs. 3.85 crore round led by Indian Angel Network (IAN), along with other investors. The round was led by angel investors Manish Sinha and Naveen Gupta of IAN.
The Gurugram-based startup was founded in 2020 by Varun Mahajan and Harit Verma and is a 100X.VC Portfolio company. Qwikskills is a subscription-based platform offering monthly and annual packages for users to practice cloud computing and meet the tech industry's challenges. Qwikskills offers customized practice solutions for students and tech professionals to get hands-on cloud skills and grow their overall technical skills.
Talking about the funding,Varun Mahajan, Co-founder of Qwikskills said, "With this investment, we are looking to enhance our current offerings and expand into enterprise & B2B corporate model. We currently have hands-on cloud labs for AWS, Azure, and GCP. Moving forward, we’ll be expanding our offerings into VMWare, Salesforce, Alibaba, Huawei, IBM, and OpenStack for hands-on skilling.”
QwikSkills’ goal is to achieve the idea of democratizing knowledge and making cloud skilling and practice accessible and affordable for everyone. The company is striving to make a change in the industry and is emerging as a primary choice for students and tech employees to learn and practice tests for cloud and other tech certification exams.
Commenting on the announcement, Ninad Karpe,Partner, 100X.VC said “ Qwikskills is filling a huge skill gap need which is being faced by the tech industry. At 100X, we realised the huge market potential for Qwikskills and are delighted to be the first investor in this startup.”
The ed-tech platform had raised a cheque from 100X.VC as part of the fund’s class 05 portfolio earlier in the year