Shaktimaan.ai, has secured $2 million in its recent seed funding round. The fundraising is backed by prominent investors such as YCombinator, Fundersclub, GoodWater Capital, Misbah and Nishchay (Founders of Jar), along with other angel investors. The company is co-founded by Vimal Singh Rathore, a top educator and serial entrepreneur, and Aseem Gupta, who brings technological innovation to the platform as the tech co-founder.
A significant percentage of the funds will be allocated to building an LLM (Language Model) trained for diverse educational use cases, thus enhancing the platform's capabilities and adaptability. The AI-backed learning platform aims to reach the milestone of serving the first 100,000 students by December 2023. Vimal Singh Rathore, CEO of Shaktimaan & Qoohoo, envisions Shaktimaan.ai as a revolutionary force in transforming the learning experience for competitive exam candidates while addressing the hurdles students face during their preparation. He expressed his stance on the development, saying, “When I encountered GenAI last year, it struck me that this could be a game-changer in education, particularly in a nation like ours where quality teaching is often beyond reach. Shaktimaan is our answer to the challenges of affordability and accessibility of excellent education in India. The prospect of making a real difference keeps our entire team driven and inspired.”
Shaktimaan's current offerings include real-time doubt resolution and personalized feedback, with detailed evaluations of students' handwritten answers. This approach empowers UPSC aspirants with targeted assistance and efficient study plans. Shaktimaan.ai aims to revolutionize the educational landscape, making learning more accessible, engaging, and personalized through the application of Artificial Intelligence.