The funds raised will be used to expand to three metros namely Kolkata, Mumbai, and Bangalore, along with a few more tier 1 and tier 2 cities.
Education management startup Perspectico was founded by a former investment banker Nikhil Chainani in 2017. The startup offers a platform to help students navigate their way towards their dream careers by providing awareness, exposure, and perspective towards a career. leveraging the help of people with hands-on experience.
The startup offers various courses by professionals, podcasts featuring professionals, and hold offline sessions, to help students gain insights on different career choices, exam and interview process guidelines for students.
It works with university and college placement cells, coaching institutions, placement agencies, and companies.
Commenting on this initiative, Nikhil Chainani, CEO of Perspectico, said, “We have learned a lot in the past 13 months of operations about students and their job placement difficulties. The initial SIIF investment catapulted us from an idea to a revenue-generating venture. The confidence shown towards us by SIIF will help us fine-tune our product offering.”
Talking about the investment, Naresh Priyadarshi, CEO of SIIF, says “Nikhil and his co-founders have taken significant risks by leaving plum corporate jobs and launching Perspectico, and they are on right track of making Perspectico hugely successful. They have made a good blend of offerings keeping customers in mind, have hit the market early and are constantly evolving their products. SIIF is happy to see how well its first seed-funding into Perspectico was leveraged, and now the relationship has been cemented further by the second round of seed-fund.”
SIIF is a company promoted by and is an outcome of Incubation Policy from Government of NCT, Delhi.