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India’s LEAD School becomes unicorn with fresh $100M in funding

Economic Times | 13/01/2022 10:19 PM | Click to read full article

LEAD School, a nine-year-old startup, is addressing a disconnect by leveraging an infrastructure that already has a wide reach in the nation: schools. And the model is working.

LEAD School, founded by couple Sumeet Mehta and Smita Deorah, works with thousands of K-12 schools where it has integrated its platform that helps them secure books and other resources from vendors, thereby cutting middlemen and bringing quality assurance.