Wikium educational online platform attracted investments to scale the project.
Maxim Basov, co-owner and general director of Rusagro, has become a new investor and main shareholder of the company. He bought out the share of the Rukard Group of Companies and a small part of the share of the founder and CEO of the company Sergey Belan. The amount of the deal was not disclosed. However, it is noted that after the close of the round, the EdTech project received an estimate of $15 million.Thus, the amount of Basov's investments could have amounted to about $9 million.
In the future, Wikium plans to develop cooperation with representatives of Russian science and create new products within the platform. Within a year, the project intends to launch programs for mental health.
At the end of 2020, Wikium's revenue amounted to 170 million rubles (equivalent to $2.2 million) and the number of users increased to 6.5 million. Among the company's clients are Rosbank, Mercedes-Benz Russia, Sovcombank, Siemens Finance, Rockwool Russia.