Ed-Tech Startup CollPoll Bags Fund
Bangalore-headquartered Butterfly Innovations Pvt Ltd, the operator of ed-tech startup CollPoll which runs a communication and collaboration platform for educational institutes, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding in a pre-Series A round.
CollPoll founder and chief executive Hemant Sahal said “Funds will be used to invest in technology and to expand the startup’s offerings of campus-related products and services. CollPoll also plans to expand globally, especially in markets such as South Asia and Africa.
CollPoll had raised about $295,000 in 2016 in a seed round in which more than a dozen individual’s investors participated.
The startup runs a web- and mobile-based platform that aims to connect all stakeholders in the education sector.
It serves as an educational institution’s personalised platform for communication between students, faculty and administrators. CollPoll’s clients include Manipal University, KLE Technological University in Karnataka’s Hubballi and OP Jindal Global University in Haryana’s Sonepat, among others.
Sahal founded CollPoll in 2013 An alumnus of Vellore Institute of Technology, Sahal earlier worked with Adianta School for Leadership and Innovation, Manipal Global Education Services, and World Bank.