|Phone||+55 11 9 9400-6402`|
|Description||Educational Online Video Platform|
|Seed, 2/13 |
Veduca is the 1st online video platform in Brazil that has the purpose of democratize top-quality education in Brazil via video-lectures from world-class universities.
Founded in September 2011 by Carlos Souza, in partnership with Andre Tachian, Eduardo Zancul and Marcelo Mejlachowicz, Veduca is on-air since March 2012.
The service has already +5,300 video-classes from 15 universities, 11 from the US, 1 from Australia, and 3 from Brazil (USP, Unesp and Unicamp).
The website achieved more than one million visits with zero investment in advertising, after 7 months on-air.
Veduca has been profiled by many of the main media vehicles in Brazil: TV Globo, SBT, TV Band, Veja, Valor Econômico, Brasil Econômico, O Estado de S. Paulo, Folha de S. Paulo, Galileu, among others, and thousands of websites. Also, it already appears as top result in Google organic search for more than 100 different course queries (e.g. “curso teoria financeira”, “curso anatomia geral”, etc).
The company started with capital from 4 founders, and after 7 months, received investment from 2 seed and early-stage funds (Montain do Brasil and 500 Startups), an international publishing group (Macmillan) and an angel investor (Nagib Mimasi).