Bengaluru: iDreamCareer.com (iDC), a Delhi based educational technology startup, raises an undisclosed amount of angel funding from ah! Ventures, a startup focused growth catalyst bridging ideas and money. The angels from ah! Ventures along with angel investors Vivek Joshi, Mohit Satyanand and Indian Designs Group participated in the round. The company will utilize the funds in improving its sales and marketing division to expand its operational area across India and Middle East and also to improve its delivery system.
Founded in 2013 by Ayush Bansal and Pravesh Dudani, iDreamCareer is India’s leading education and career planning company for students. Understanding how crucial it is for the students to decide their career, iDC developed a 3S framework programme - ‘Structured, Scientific and Scalable’, where a combination of assessment tools and personalized career mentors guide the students in making the right career choice.
“Our vision is to build future proof career for students through unbiased and credible career planning programs. In the business where trust is the key element, our focus has been on providing quality career planning service to students and parents that empowers them for taking informed career decisions. Over the last year and a half, more than 55,000 students have benefitted through iDreamCareer. This was achievable purely because of the trust the student and parent community have reposed in us. Over 40% of the students on the platform come through referrals, which is an indicator of the trust they have on the brand. We are happy to have angels on board who understand our vision,” says Ayush Bansal, Co-Founder of iDreamCareer.com (iDC).
iDC is well known for its innovative techniques in this field. It launched the first career planning product – ‘iDC Career Planning Kit’. The company claims to have the largest board of quality mentors (220 as of now) from various professions and educational institutions. It also has a board of psychologists who have helped over 55,000 students in the last two years. The product is available in English as well as a few regional languages and has been used by 47,000 high school students till date.
iDC has been recognized as one of the top 14 fastest growing companies in India by CNBC TV18 in its reality show “Masterpreneurs Award 20104”. It was also named as the Best Social Enterprise by IIM, Indore in 2012.