Outscal, an education technology startup with headquarters in Delhi, has received $1.5 million in seed funding from the venture capital firm Kalaari Capital.
Outscal is currently broadening its product selection to attract customers that wish to create Web 3.0 projects.
Outscal, a company founded by Mayank Grover, is developing an ed-tech platform with a focus on the community to elevate talent in the gaming sector.
With more than 250 students enrolled and more than 100 game-development businesses as hiring partners, Outscal is enabling many new professions in the gaming sector, according to Vani Kola, managing director of the early-stage VC firm Kalaari Capital.
“Delighted to partner with Mayank Grover and his team as they look to solve one of the biggest challenges in the gaming industry: the shortage of tech talent,” she added.
Outscal, a startup that claims to be the only provider of game development education, claims that its game development workshops have assisted hundreds of enthusiastic individuals in securing employment in the gaming sector, many of whom had no prior coding expertise.
“There are over 5,000+ tech colleges in India, and yet we lack structured programs in game development that align with the industry needs. On the other hand, companies end up either having positions open for months or hiring talent and then have to spend internal senior resources on upskilling the talent pool for their needs. We’re bridging this gap between passionate builders across ages and industry requirements,” Mayank Grover, who has previously worked with gaming studios like Electronic Arts, Kixeye, DeNA, and Junglee Games across USA and India.
Outscal is a global community for game builders in web2 & web3 space.
Through mentoring and job placement support, it enables applicants to succeed in their game development and Web 3 professions.
Over the past 3 years, they have upskilled hundreds of working professionals and students and placed them in 50+ companies including Ubisoft, Sumo Digital, Mobile Premier League, nCore Games, and Odico.