DataTrained raises Rs 12 crore from a clutch of HNIs

BENGALURU: Bengaluru based education technology startup DataTrained raised second round of funding of Rs12 crore from a pool of three high net worth individuals including Ashish Nadiadwal, Rupesh Sinha and Mithlesh Thakur, for a 20% stake in the company. The company had earlier raised Rs 4 crore funding in 2016 from a New York based industrialist.

DataTrained will use the funds for expanding to new geographies, strengthening its product and technology team. It is also looking to invest in a classroom based Data Science post graduate course to start next year start in Noida.

DataTrained Analytics Academy founded by Jatin Juneja in 2012 offers 50 courses conducted by 60 highly rated faculty members. DataTrained under its brand name offers 11 months certificate course in Data Science with an assurance of 100% placement. They have tied up with more than 300 companies as hiring partners.

“This funding is a significant milestone in allowing us to expand the business, strengthen development and create value in the market with our features. Our focus will always be to assure our students to get the highest quality teaching. We look forward for more courses and grow DataTrained footprints at a pan-India level,” said Juneja.


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