Delhi-based DreamCareer (iDC), a career planning ed-tech startup has raised an undisclosed sum as pre-series A funding from The Times of India publisher BCCL’s (Bennett, Coleman & Co Ltd’s) strategic investment arm, Brand Capital.
Founded in late 2013 by Ayush Bansal & Pravesh Dudani, iDreamCareer provides scientific and unbiased career guidance to high school & college students.
The personalized program offered handholds students over a period of 2-3 years and helps them take a successful transition from high school to college. Its program cover the entire transition which start from career exploration, identifying student’s potential, finding the right career fit ,stream selection to ultimately completing it with the college admission & selection process.
Ayush Bansal, co-founder & CEO of iDC says, “At the time when we were raising our angel round, ah! Ventures was the first to recognise the potential in iDreamCareer and pushed us into the market which led to successfully closing the round. Also Team ah! has been supporting us further in business development and also as a responsible stakeholder in the startup ecosystem.”
iDreamCareer further plans to raise $5 MN as part its Series A round by the end of this year. The new funds shall be utilized to expand its presence in 15 cities in India & Middle East and to develop complementing products in the form of assessment and mentoring tools.