iMerit Raises .5 Million in Funding to Empower 6000+ Underprivileged Youth to Deliver In …

SAN FRANCISCO and KOLKATA, India, Oct. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — iMerit, a digital services company which also delivers social impact, today announced that it has raised $3.5 million to recruit and develop underprivileged youth, especially young women, to deliver advanced digital services. The Michael and Susan Dell Foundation, Khosla Impact and Omidyar Network are providing the investment on the heels of iMerit having created digital service jobs for the most promising of the 40,000 marginalized youth trained along with its partner foundation. Clients, which include Microsoft, eBay, Catholic Relief Services and Crowdflower, use iMerit for a diverse range of projects including machine learning, mobile and Cloud support, and big data analytics.  iMerit’s core strength is its ability to identify human potential in workers without formal education and upskill these workers to deliver…


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