Pesto Tech, a Delhi-based edtech startup (1), has secured undisclosed fundings from a cohort of angel investors. It includes Product Hunt founder, Ryan Hoover, Anand Chandrasekaran, Teachable founder and CEO, Ankur Nagpal, Gumroad founder, and CEO, Sahil Lavingia. Along with those, Hiten Shah, FYI Co-founder, CEO, Remote First Capital investor, Andreas Klinger, Interact founder Maran Nelson, Bevy Co-founder, Derek Anderson, participated in the funding round.
As per the company’s statement, Pesto Tech would utilize the latest tranche to enhance its presence in Silicon Valley and democratize software developer opportunities.
Pesto is accelerating the transition where the knowledge work future is remote. It is also connecting robust Indian developers with the best startups across the globe, stated Ryan.
Ayush Jaiswal and Andrew Linfoot founded Pesto Tech in 2017. It offers 12-week long Bootcamp and soft skills training for software engineers. The startup connects students with mentors based out of the US.
Pesto Tech Working With a Goal of Offer Equal Opportunities for Tech Minds
While commenting on the development, Ayush stated that the mentors of Pesto Tech include former employees of Facebook, Uber, Twitter, and other tech giants. The Co-founder and CEO added that they are delighted to welcome amazing people to the company. Their pieces of advice would be valuable for the team as we move forward to our next growth phase.
Notably, the startup is embarking on its goal to offer tech minds equal opportunities irrespective of their geographies. It aims to provide India’s software talent and borderless opportunities worldwide by unlocking their remote work potential.
Ayush further stated that as the globe is going remote, the goal of Pesto Tech is to make sure that it is effortless for organizations to think about global talent acquisitions. It would also help to build a level playing ground for talent to compete equally for opportunities, irrespective of where they are born.
Recently, Pesto Tech also added Rahul Jamini, co-founder and former CTO of Swiggy, on its team. Notably, Rahul has joined the team as a co-founder and COO. The startup had secured fundings from Swiggy founders, Matrix Partners, and Innov8 Ritesh Malik.