Our Investors

LEAD is the result of a vision to transform education by making it accessible and affordable. What started as a small initiative towards a progressive tomorrow is now backed by giants. Our caravan has been supported by people who believe in us and our vision for a better education.

LEAD investors

Today, LEAD is one of the biggest names in the ed-tech industry. However, our journey to being amongst the best wouldn't have been possible without these helping hands.

Elevar Equity has been at the forefront of impact investing since 2006. Led by an entrepreneurial emerging markets team, Elevar seeks to connect the economic resilience and vibrancy of low income communities with capital markets. To address issues of access and inequity, Elevar invests early growth capital in entrepreneurs and businesses that demonstrate a direct correlation between high impact and returns. The Elevar Method of investing has democratized essential products and services for over 40 million low income households in India and Latin America, and catalyzed billions of dollars of capital into 40+ companies.

WestBridge AIF I is a Category II Alternative Investment Fund registered with the securities market regulator in India, the Securities and Exchange Board of India. It proposes to leverage both capital and experience to help companies succeed, and seeks to partner with some of India’s most promising companies. WestBridge is sector agnostic, and makes investments in both unlisted and listed Indian companies with the potential to earn attractive returns. Their well-diversified portfolio of high yield debt is designed to reduce investors’ exposure to any one company, industry, or geography.

GSV is about growth and empowerment—a commitment to achieving one’s full potential. It’s a women-led, multi-stage venture capital firm focused on the $7+ trillion education sector. The fund is currently investing out of GSV Ventures Fund II and is anticipating the first close in 2021. GSV Ventures backs innovative entrepreneurs across the “Pre-K to Grey” Arc of Learning. It manages over $400 million in global Ed-tech investments through GSV Funds I and II and its GSV Special Purpose Vehicles. Their portfolio holdings include Andela, Class Technologies, ClassDojo, Coursera, Coursehero, Degreed, Guild, MasterClass, Outlier, Remind, and Photomath.

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