Lancify, an edtech startup focused on new-age skills and SaaS tools, has announced an angel round of $300,000 with backing from Techstars, Under 25, former Babajob executive Vir Kashyap, Hari TN, Head of HR at BigBasket; Brennan Loh, Executive at Shopify; Krish Ramachandran, Executive at Freshworks; Anil Advani, Founder at Inventus Law; and Ravi and Deepa Joshi, Founders of Keystone Logic. Started in 2018 as a community of young freelancers, Bengaluru-based Lancify has now launched its edtech vertical Lancify Learn, which teaches young people new-age skills related to trending SaaS tools, equipping them to take on freelance work. The company said that each course is crafted to be binge-worthy, while at the same time, is insightful and deep enough for anyone to become an expert within a month. The vertical has a handful of courses such as digital marketing, design, analytics, and others. It said that it will add 10 courses in 2021 and grow its network of highly upskilled youth.
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