Fintech Non-banking Finance Company (NBFC) Eduvanz has raised $10 million in debt funding from multiple financial institutions including InCred Financial Services, Vivriti Capital, and Northern Arc Capital.
Eduvanz aims at changing the way India pays for education by enabling learners to apply for low-cost loans via its digital platform. It has already enabled more than 25,000 learners and has disbursed loans worth Rs 300 crore. During the period of April 2020 to December 2020 when the pandemic hit the unique customer base of Eduvanz grew by four times and monthly disbursal of loans grew up three times.
Eduvanz CEO and Co-Founder Varun Chopra said, “During the pandemic, we have found that learners in India focused on learning and upskilling themselves. We are moving towards becoming a leader in the financing-lending market for education. The debt we have raised further strengthens our position and will help us reach out to many more who are looking to fund their education”.
Vivriti Capital CBO Irfan Mohammed said, “As a technology-enabled debt platform, we are glad to associate with Eduvanz. We are aligned with Eduvanz in the belief that access to credit is a critical ingredient for development. We appreciate the company’s effort to help the youth of the county by providing access to finance and counselling”.
The company founded in 2016 with the mission to make education accessible had raised $5 Million Series A funding from Sequoia & Unitus Ventures in August last year.
Eduvanz is an NBFC Fintech that enables learners to Study Now and Pay Later in small easy on the pocket instalments. The core objective of the company is to make education accessible to all learners across K-12, Test-Prep, and Upskilling & UG/PG segments.
Eduvanz offers a point of sales payment solution for institutes that helps them provide instant finance thereby helping them boost enrolments. They use proprietary artificial intelligence (AI) based algorithms and predictive analytics to provide loans based on the future employability of learners. Using the mobile app, end-to-end processing from
Loan Application to Credit Assessment to Disbursal happens completely online in a matter of a few hours.
Eduvanz has financially empowered over 20,000 learners and partnered with over 350 Institutes. They have a presence across 20 states, 240 cities, and cover over 25 skill industries.