Google’s Rajan Anandan Finances US Based Education Start-up Stoodnt
The US based edutech start-up Stoodnt.com, had reportedly recieved an undisclosed amount as investment from Google’s Vice-President of the South-East Asian and Indian wing, Rajan Anandan. The start-up helps students who aspire to study abroad connect with high-quality college admission counsellors. Apart from that the site also offers guidance, insights and online tools to students.
According to reports, the fund is to be used to improve user experienc and increase the site's user and brand base. Stoodnt had been launched by the Harvard Business School Alumni in 2016 and had recenlty extended its operations to India.
“The college admission market is highly fragmented, low-tech and fraught with fraud, biased advice and quality issues in international markets. The focus of our platform is to provide insights, online help and college admission expert guidance by leveraging data, technology and people. We provide solutions that make life easier for students and parents during the college admission process, and helps them make the best decision and get the best outcome. We are delighted to have someone like Rajan be associated with this opportunity to make a difference in the future of millions of aspiring students,” said Ajay Singh, co-founder of Stoodnt.com.