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Indian American-led Tutored by Teachers raises US$10 million to serve 10,000 high-need students

Two Indian American entrepreneurs have raised $10 million to support low-income and high needs students at K-12 schools.

Tutored by Teachers co-founders Shaan Akbar and Rahul Kalita. (Tutored.live photo)

Tutored by Teachers, an ed-tech startup founded by Shaan Akbar and Rahul Kalita announced Feb. 24 that it has raised US$10 million in Series A funding, which allows the organization to expand its program with the aim of serving 10,000 high-need kids in kindergarten through 12th grade.

The funding round was led by GSV Ventures, which invests primarily in the US$7 trillion education technology sector. "GSV is proud to be partnering with Shaan and Rahul, world-class entrepreneurs, childhood friends and co-founders at TbT,” said Deborah Quazzo, Managing Partner at GSV Ventures.

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