Thursday, February 12, 2015

Collegedunia – Growth Story

Founded last year, Collegedunia which is one stop solution for all searches related to exam dates notifications, Colleges from all fields ranging from arts to science, technology to management.
I really appreciate the efforts of founder. The site has almost every detail which includes available branches (streams), total number of intake, fees and also the method of admission.

Collegedunia, a virtual dunia for every student, parent and educational institute is all flying high with the latest development and investment in this start up. The recent articles published in Iamwire and Vccircle stated that the online portal has risen over $150k through angel funding.
Delhi-based collegedunia Web Pvt Ltd, has announced of INR 1 crore in angel funding from CEO Umang Kumar and a few undisclosed investors.

As per Sahil Chalana, founder, collegedunia, these funds will be utilized in enhancing the technology, operations and for marketing.

Presently, Collegedunia has information of around 15,000 colleges and exams like CAT, MAT, GMAT etc. The company plans to add data of around 7000 colleges more in the next few months. The portal is also looking upon listing coaching institutes, polytechnic institutes and to cover all entrance exams details. It recently launched a feature wherein the aspirant can get notification about entrance exams deadlines, free sample papers, some tips and tricks etc. It is also planning to launch new features such as institute listings, personalized notifications, and more reviews about the college as well as alumni talk.

It also claims to attract more traffic in the upcoming months. The startup at present gets around one lakh visitor per month out of which 40% is direct traffic and it is now aiming to touch million visitors by April-May,2015.

The overall growth curve of the company is moving upward in a steady way. Collegedunia has increased everywhere be it office, team-size, working style, investment, customers etc. At present their prime focus will be in the field of marketing and design.

With all this wonderful planning and a hardworking team together I am sure that this startup is definitely going to grow and will become a must have for every student.

I wish the team of Collegedunia all the luck!!
Read more about Collegedunia here

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