Edutech start-up Rocket Skills escalates INR 2.2 crores


Recently, EduTech startup Rocket Skills raises INR 2.2 crores in pre-seed funding, led by Better Capital, First Cheque, and Titan Capital.

The startup is a first-of-its-kind dais emerging from the next peers of tycoons through a diversity of progressions and mentorship sequencers. Popular angel investors Harpreet Singh Grover (founder, Co-cubes), Aprameya (founder, Taxi for Sure and Koo), Abhinav Jain (founder, Shop101) and, Pravin Jadhav (ex-CEO Paytm Money, founder Raise) took part n this round. The fresh funds would be developed in augmenting their product offerings and expanding the program to other sectors.

Rocket Skills was recognized in 2020 by Mohit Jain and Vibhu Bahuguna, the Gurgaon-based startup anticipates helping wishful entrepreneurs and small businesses with the resources to start a business and assist in contributing to the government’s vision of “Aatmanibhar Bharat”.

With an emphasis on India’s micro MSMEs, Rocket Skills is currently operational with agri-entrepreneurs and equipping them with the knowledge of emerging a business through content curated by qualified professionals. Alongside, the company is building intermediate courses directed towards numerous features of the business life cycle such as logistics, obtaining, and more.

Currently concentrating on providing education in agriculture, the startup plans to extend its course base with a larger audience. The company is aiding small businesses with admittance to specialized online exercise segments in subjects such as Organic Farming Business, Mushroom Farming, Apiculture, Biofloc Fish Farming, Hydroponics, and several other modern farming techniques. It also provides personalized support as well as industry-recognized certificates upon completion of each program.

“Rocket Skills is on a mission to help people start their small business and by bridging the knowledge and accessibility gap in an affordable manner,” said, Mohit Jain, co-founder, and CEO.

"MSME upskilling is a major white space and has the potential to dramatically improve the productivity and profitability of millions of MSMEs in India,” said, Vaibhav Bahuguna.

Harpreet Singh Grover, founder, and author who also participated in the funding round said, “Rocketskills, being built for a Bharat is aspiring to do their own business, earn money and grow in life."

Along with the platform, Rocket Skills is trying to bridge the gap between the growth potential of the MSME sector and the lack of infrastructure in the country.