Mesa Secures Rs 34 Cr; To Launch Innovative Startup Leadership Program

Edtech platform Mesa School of Business has raised Rs 34 crore in funding to accelerate the launch of Mesa’s groundbreaking new startup leadership program, designed to provide students with a cutting-edge, hands-on curriculum.

The one-year full-time PG program in startup leadership will be based out of Bengaluru and commence in September 2023. The curriculum has been developed in partnership with startup leaders and potential future employers, with a focus on real-world application. At the end of the program, students will have access to leadership roles at top startups and tech companies in the country.

In addition to practical business skills, the program will provide individual leadership growth opportunities for students. This includes over 200 hours of leadership workshops with army veterans, communication and stage presence hackathons with coaches and theatre artists, and 1:1 industry mentorship. Mesa School of Business aims to create a strong foundation for students in the fast-paced world of startups.

Mesa’s Startup Leadership Program Starts Sept 2023

“We are excited to be launching our startup leadership program and grateful for the support of Elevation Capital and our angel investors,” said a spokesperson for Mesa School of Business. “This investment will help us to continue innovating in the edtech space and providing students with the tools they need to succeed in the startup ecosystem.”

Elevation Capital, which recently announced its eighth fund worth $670 million, has invested in over 150 companies across various sectors including edtech, fintech, and healthtech. With offices in Bengaluru, Gurugram, and Salt Lake City, the venture capital firm is committed to supporting innovative startups and technologies that drive growth and change in India.

The latest round of funding by Mesa School of Business was raised from Elevation Capital and a number of angel investors including Kunal Shah of Cred, Vidit Aatrey of Meesho, and Abhiraj Bahl.

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