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Indian learning platform Quizizz raises over $3 million in funding

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August 10th, 2018 investment Quizizz $3m
Indian learning platform Quizizz raises over $3 million in funding

Learning-based games platform Quizizz has raised over $3 million in funding.

The investment round was led by Nexus Venture Partners with involvement from existing investors.

Learning experience

Quizizz is a program aimed at turning homework into self-paced gaming, working in collaboration with teachers. Over half of schools in the US are engaged with the tool, answering around half a billion questions a month.

Gupta founded the company alongside Deepak Joy Cheenath back in 2015, beginning with a school in the Indian city of Bengaluru.

“Our mission is to motivate every learner,” said Quizizz CEO Ankit Gupta.

“When we hear that a student initially struggled on a math assignment but then replayed it six or seven times because she wanted to improve, we know we’re on the right track.”


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Natalie Clayton is an Edinburgh-based freelance writer, game developer and public speaker. Relatively new to the scene, she's already been recognised by GamesIndustry.biz and A MAZE for contributions to games culture. Her work has regularly appeared in PCGamesN, alongside sites like RPS, Eurogamer and Polygon.

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