Saturday, November 22, 2014

CollegeDunia: A Giant Education Portal For College Search Engine Raises Rs 1 Crore In Angel Funding

An online giant portal is in the making and is already making noise in the online world of education in terms of providing comprehensive information about all colleges of India, of any stream – engineering, medical, science, arts, commerce, management, finance and so on. This soon to be giant, came into existence in May 2014 and has already acquired a leap of 1 lac visitors within 6 months. Currently having 30 people, who are managing the show, the size would be more than double, estimatedly in next 6 months. The visitors count is estimated to reach 1 million within next 6 months too.

The portal showcases over 700 colleges of India with comprehensive details like its history, location(s), flagship courses it offers, fee for individual course, admission criteria, tenure of each course, facilities and a lot more userful information in such a manner that you don’t require to visit various sites to gather scattered information. Second prime focus is on providing details of ongoing and upcoming entrance exams with their dates, criteria, where all applicable etc.

Recently, CollegeDunia Web Pvt Ltd, which is a Delhi based online college and exams search engine, raised its funding by 1 crore through angel funding from online portal venture owned by MIH group initiatied by the CEO of MIH group, Umang Kumar. Though the major chunk of this funding has come from MIH group, there are certain unnamed investors too in the list whose names are undiscolsed. The founder of CollegeDunia, Sahil Chalana is quite hopeful to see this new venture reaching extreme popularity within next 6 months by means of its visitors count reaching to 1 million from its current figure of 1 lac as per the news published recently.

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