MySkill, an education technology (edtech) startup with the focus of career preparation for the youth, announced that it has secured an undisclosed amount of seed funding from East Ventures, the leading sector-agnostic venture capital firm in Indonesia and Southeast Asia.
Belva Devara and Iman Usman, Co-founders of Ruangguru, have both experienced the challenges of Indonesian education firsthand. Both of them originated from humble backgrounds and statistically speaking, access to higher education seemed improbable to them. Especially when quality education is still considered a privilege in the country.
In the last decade, education systems around the world have undergone massive changes, led by tech disruptions that challenge the status quo.