Sankalp Aggarwal has been chosen as the new CFO at Classplus, a mobile platform for educators and content creators to build their online teaching enterprises. This is part of an effort to improve the management team at Classplus. Aggarwal was previously the Head of Finance at Gaana, a music streaming business, and has been hired by Classplus to lead fiscal decision-making and worldwide expansion strategy. He has previously led corporate finance, budgeting & forecasting, and a variety of other financial management tasks for high-growth firms such as Flipkart and FabHotels as their CFO across a 15-year career.
“When I met Mukul and Bhaswat, I was completely amazed to hear what they are doing in the Edtech space. My takeaway was not only the rubbing effect of the energy of what they are building but the fact that everything is built and positioned around empowering Edupreneurs. I am super excited to step into the CFO role at Classplus and look forward to building on their momentum and strong business fundamentals.” said Aggarwal in a statement.
“We are beyond delighted to attract someone of Sankalp’s caliber and experience to the role of CFO at Classplus. His blend of financial strategy, corporate development and leadership experience is extremely valuable and critical for us at the stage we are. We look forward to working with Sankalp in what is shaping up to be an extremely busy year in Classplus’ growth journey.” commented Mukul Rustagi, Co-Founder and CEO, Classplus.
Classplus has shown rapid growth in the last 18 months by raising 4 rounds of funding in that duration alone and enabled a digital identity for 100,000 teachers who are using the platform to teach 25M+ students across 3000+ cities in India. They raised $65 million in a Series C round led by Tiger Global, GSV Ventures, and Alpha Wave Global in June 2021. Very recently, Classplus also appointed Manish Chawla, previously VP of Engineering at Zomato, as their new CTO to scale engineering capabilities for Classplus’ global growth.