Education and technology services provider K12 Techno Services Private Limited (“K12 Techno”) receives a investment from Kedaara Capital.
The investment will support the K12’s mission of providing high-quality education and technology services to students and to schools in India by leveraging technology.
Additionally, this investment will facilitate a partial exit for Peak XV Partners (formerly known as Sequoia Capital India).
K12 Techno providing a comprehensive range of education, content, and technology services to over 900 educational institutions throughout India. The company’s brand, content and technology are used by over 300,000 students in the K-12 space in India. The company has grown at a revenue CAGR of ~40% over last 5 years.
Kedaara will work closely with the Company’s professional management team led by its CEO, Mr. Jai Decosta, and other existing shareholders, namely, Peak XV Partners, Navneet Education Limited and Sofina Ventures, to augment its tech-enabled offering oriented towards world-class holistic education services.
Jai Decosta, CEO, K12 Techno Services said, “We are delighted to welcome Kedaara as a valued partner for the next phase of our growth, as it symbolizes a convergence of values and aspirations, and will help us continue to deliver on our mission to make an impact in the K-12 space in India. Our philosophy is to help nurture not just scholars, but also compassionate and capable individuals ready to shape a better world. We believe the congruence of technology with learning models built for India will help scale both holistic learning as well as improve outcomes.”
Sunish Sharma, Founder and Managing Partner and Anant Gupta, Managing Director of Kedaara Capital, said, “Education is the cornerstone of any society’s progress. India has over 260 million students enrolled in the K-12 segment, that aspire for accessible, high-quality holistic education. K12 Techno has done tremendous work to help schools bridge this gap by leveraging technology and process orientation. We are excited to partner with Jai and the K12 Techno team to help them accelerate their growth and further their goal of providing world-class holistic education services across India at affordable price points.”
GV Ravishankar, MD, Peak XV, said, “As long-term shareholders and partners to Jai and team, we’ve had a ring side view of K12 Techno’s journey. Over the last 10 years, they have built a strong platform and tech stack to deliver high quality services to schools and students across the country. With Kedaara coming in, we believe the company will be well-funded and strengthened in its mission to build an enduring business.”
Sunil Gala, Managing Director of Navneet Education said, “Our partnership with K12 Techno has been based on a shared commitment towards promulgating knowledge and high-quality education in India. We have had a fantastic experience working with Jai and team over the last 10+ years. We are delighted to welcome Kedaara as a partner towards realizing this vision and are confident that K12 Techno will continue to create significant value for all the stakeholders in the coming years.”