SkilloVilla in TOP 20 of the world’s largest ed-tech competition

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SkilloVilla has been selected in the Top 20 of The GSV Cup 2023, the world’s largest competition for ed-tech startups in the digital learning and workforce skills space.

SkilloVilla in top 20 of world largest EdTech competition, GSV Cup 2023

The GSV Cup 2023 witnessed active participation from 900+ startups across 69 countries, making it one of the largest and most competitive startup events ever.

Using the “Five P’s” framework (People, Product, Potential, Predictability, and Purpose), this year’s Top 20 most promising startups were rigorously evaluated and selected by an esteemed panel of 200+ judges from leading venture capital firms and strategic partners in digital learning.

SkilloVilla’s entry into the Top 20 as the ONLY INDIAN STARTUP, is a strong testimony to its commitment to building new-age disruptive products in the Upskilling and HR-Tech space.

In addition, SkilloVilla continues to educate, empower, and elevate the youth through technological innovations. Building India for the world!

Next, SkilloVilla will compete for up to $1M in cash and prizes in San Diego this April (17th–19th) at the ASU+GSV Summit, the annual education technology event hosted by Arizona State University and GSV Ventures.

The competition is powered by Google Cloud, GSV Ventures, HolonIQ, HubSpot for Startups, and ASU RealmSpark.

“I’m really excited to see SkilloVilla in the Top 20. This is a testimony to the tremendous work that the team has done. And we are just getting started.” 

Ronak Agrawal (CEO and Cofounder, SkilloVilla)

Register to watch SkilloVilla compete on Stage X at ASU+GSV 2023, live in San Diego, or virtually via the Virtual Summit live stream!


SkilloVilla is an upskilling platform focused on supporting young individuals in enhancing their learnings and transforming it into big earnings.

In today’s tech-dominated world, educational institutions’ pedagogy finds difficulty upgrading to meet rapidly changing industry demands. Therefore, many graduates lack industry-specific skill sets, limited corporate connections, and guidance.

Hence, upskilling is crucial for these young individuals, who are ready to enter the corporate world. While SkilloVilla helps novice professionals become future-ready, the team of hiring experts connects them to employers from 300+ partner companies and helps them land their dream job.

Regardless of the educational or financial background, SkilloVilla is committed to providing every student with equal opportunities to upskill and advance their careers. The intent is to empower them and build their careers by cementing them in the data industry.

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SkilloVilla was founded in 2020 by Ronak Agrawal (IIT Delhi and ex-Business Head, Cuemath), Deepak Kharol (IIT Delhi and ex-Senior Growth Manager, Swiggy), and Rajat Agrawal (IIIT Hyderabad and ex-Tech Lead, Swiggy).

SkilloVilla is seed funded by Titan Capital, coupled with investments from a plethora of prominent angel investors like Haresh Chawla (Partner at True North), Miten Sampat (Business Head, CRED), Aakrit Vaish (Co-founder and CEO, Haptik), Varun Alagh (Co-founder and CEO, Mamaearth) and many more.


GSV Ventures is a multi-stage venture capital firm focused on the $7 Trillion+ global education and workforce skills sector. The fund backs innovative entrepreneurs and their companies in the “Pre-K to Gray” digital educational and skills market by partnering with them in their early growth stages.

GSV manages over $675 million in global EdTech investments, and their key portfolio holdings include Andela, Class Technologies, ClassDojo, Coursera, Course Hero, Degreed, Guild, MasterClass, Outlier, Photomath, Quizizz, Lead School, Brightchamps, and ClassPlus, among others.