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How slow-but-steady Eruditus won Chan Zuckerberg fund's attention

Edtech firm looks to double revenue to $200 mn in FY21

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Samreen Ahmad  |  Bengaluru 



Eruditus, Ashwin Damera (left) and Chaitanya Kalipatnapu (right)
Eruditus, founded by Ashwin Damera (left) and Chaitanya Kalipatnapu (right), raised only $7 million from 2010 to 2015

In 2009, after selling his first start-up Travelguru to Travelocity, Ashwin Damera took a year’s break to think what he could do next. “I wanted to work in a field which had a high impact on peoples’ lives. For this, I was closely looking at health tech and edtech,” says Damera, a Harvard Business School alumnus.

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First Published: Mon, August 31 2020. 06:04 IST

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