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New Edtech Startup Shikho App Has Been Launched
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New Edtech Startup Shikho App Has Been Launched 

here is a new EdTech Startup rising in Silicon Valley, and it’s from Bangladesh. New Edtech startup Shikho App has been launched.


New Edtech Startup Shikho App Has Been Launched

Shikho App is the recently launched educational technology company originating from Dhaka. Even in the age of technological revolution, quality education has a lot of catching up to do, especially in Bangladesh.

Even though there are other sources, the internet can be used widely to initiate further progress in the educational sector. The Shikho app is a great leap towards that goal. 

Shikho Mobile Application

Shikho App was founded on 30th October 2020. This mobile application is user friendly and very informative. The lessons on this application are modeled after the NCTB syllabus. This app contains courses based on JSC, SSC, and HSC subjects and topics. This is a game-changer to replace menial after-school education.

The app covers courses from classes 6 to 12. The app has- Animated video lessons, Live classes, In-App questions, Solutions, Learning analysis. It is very convenient and affordable. It gets you access to learn at your own pace, test modules and measuring systems, and connecting with acquaintances available as features.

Raising $100,000 Funding

The startup company raised seed capital of $100,000. The investors are a USA based VC (Venture Capitalist) firm named, Learn Capital. The investors are known to provide financial help across EdTech startups. Dr. Hanns Kendel is from the company’s team of directors.

According to Dr. Kendel,

Shikho is incredibly unique in its approach as the product is a combination of academic rigour and ingenuity, creative design, thoughtfulness, and modern technological innovation. All the elements come together to create a really beautiful and effective learning product,” 

Shikho app is incorporated among Singapore-Bangladesh as an EdTech company. It has already shown promising results. The reviews that are pouring in are also positive. Obviously like any other app, it will go through more evolution. But the app is working well so far. The managing and founding partner at LearnStart, Don Burton stated,

Learn Capital only invests in world-class EdTech companies. We felt that the standard of teaching, quality of production, and features within the app, would not only resonate with students but provide parents in Bangladesh with a powerful new tool to help their children achieve their learning goals. Our judgement is that Shikho exceeds our world-class standards in providing a turn-key solution for Bangladeshi families and most markets do not actually have access to such a local provider.”

The Shikho App may as well change the dynamic we hold after-school education in. The investment from Learn Capital provides validation for the vision Shikho App holds and is ambitious to deliver. The goal of the Shikho App is to make quality education accessible by using technology.

Shikho App has gained a stunning market of more than 35 million students in Bangladesh and the numbers are bound to keep growing. The company aims to include more STEM-related courses and higher education curriculum.

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