Career Accelerator Startup Pesto Raises $2 Mn from Matrix India, Swiggy Founders and Others

Career Accelerator Startup Pesto Raises $2 Mn from Matrix India, Swiggy Founders and Others

  • Gurgaon-based Pesto Tech, a career accelerator startup has raised seed funding of about $ 2 Mn led by Matrix Partners India with contributions from Swiggy Founders Sriharsha Majety, Rahul Jaimani and Nandan Reddy; Founded in 2017, by Ayush Jaiswal, Country Head of Startup Grind India , and Andrew Linfoot, co-Founder of co-working space firm The Anvil , Pesto upskills Indian software engineers by offering 12-week bootcamp to make the engineers Silicon Valley-ready and pair them with the worlds top tech companies.
  • As part of the training bootcamp, software engineers with a minimum of two years of experience are connected to mentors in the US and trained in soft-skills.
  • Starting this January, Pesto has launched a new batch every month and accepts students on a rolling basis.
  • In the same month, Matrix Partners India closed its Fund III with corpus of over $300 million and plans to continue investing in companies across seed, early-stage, Series A and B stages in different sectors.


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