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Venturi Partners Buys $27 Million Stake in K12 Techno Services, Giving Partial Exit to Navneet Learning


Venturi Partners Buys $27 Million Stake in K12 Techno Services, Giving Partial Exit to Navneet Learning


Venturi Partners (“Venturi”), a prominent growth equity firm specialising in consumer investments across India and Southeast Asia, announces its purchase of a $27M stake in K12 Techno from Navneet Learning LLP, subsidiary of Navneet Education Limited.

K12 Techno is a platform play on the high growth private sector education space in India. The company provides full stack education-related services to over 800 private educational institutions with more than 3,00,000 students enrolled across these educational institutions across India, under multiple brands. The company has grown at a revenue CAGR of ~40% over last 5 years.

Venturi Partners’ investment in K12 Techno reflects the underlying demand-supply mismatch for high-quality education in India, its strong management team and the unique opportunity to leverage technology to provide students access to best-in-class academic curriculum, teaching methodologies and experiential learning.

Investing out of its $180 million fund, Venturi will join existing shareholders, namely, Peak XV Partners, Kedaara Capital, Sofina Ventures, and Navneet Learning LLP, to support the management team led by Jai Decosta, CEO of K12 Techno.

“We are pleased to announce our partnership with K12 Techno, who are providing high-quality education at affordable price points across the country” said Nicholas Cator, Founding Partner at Venturi. “Venturi’s values are well aligned with K12 Techno’s mission to leverage technology to provide world-class holistic learning and improved outcomes at scale. We look forward to working together with Jai and the team to support K12 Techno in this mission”.

Commenting on the transaction, Jai Decosta, CEO, K12 Techno said, “We’re excited to welcome Venturi as a partner and investor, in our journey towards expanding and enhancing education in India’s K-12 sector. This collaboration will propel us closer to our mission of shaping a brighter future through holistic learning experiences. Our commitment extends beyond academic excellence, aiming to cultivate empathetic and skilled individuals prepared to make a positive impact. Leveraging technology alongside bespoke learning methodologies crafted for the Indian landscape, we aim to scale our impact and elevate educational outcomes”.

K12 Techno will join Venturi Partners’ portfolio of consumer-focused investments in India and Southeast Asia which includes Livspace, Country Delight, Believe, Pickup Coffee, and DALI.


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