Linkstreet is a Bengaluru based provider of cloud based solutions using videos for learning to organisations and individuals. The company has developed a robust and scalable product that can be deployed for video learning. The cloud based product integrates independent modules that enable full cycle where one can create, store it, manage, deliver and monetise.
The company was founded in 2011 by Arun Muthukumar and Vikram Ramakrishnan, experienced technocrats. Arun worked with Cisco Systems for 8 years where he developed learning solutions for global customers. He has been awarded prestigious Path Finder and President’s Gold awards at Bell Labs. Academically he is Bachelor of Engineering from Anna University, Chennai and he did his Masters in Kentucky USA.
Vikram Ramakrishnan is an entrepreneur who has various experiences from school teaching to corporate level. He worked as Management consultant for Booz and Company of UK, an expert in mentoring and learning & development for staff in the company. Vikram founded another education institution called CS Academy and an education services enterprise called Thinking Palm.
Linkstreet is well known in education and hospital sector clients from Indian Institute of Management – Bangalore, ISB (Indian School of Business) – Hyderabad, MIOT hospitals – Chennai, Columbia Asia Hospitals, Portea, Thomson Reuters and few others.
Recently Linkstreet received an undisclosed amount as Series ‘A’ capital from Faering Capital. Faering Capital was founded by Aditya Parekh and Sameer Shroff has invested various ventures like Biba Apparels, Gokaldas, RBL Bank, Manipal Health Enterprise, KOOH Sports, Avantha Power, NSE and few others, through their PE fund called, Faering Capital Involving Fund.
“The impact of video learning is powerful, and therefore its potential as services presents significant disruptive opportunities. Linkstreet has already built a robust and scalable product that client organisations have come to trust,” said Parekh of Faering Capital after investing the funds.
“Learning is personalised, gamified and consumed, as entertainment is the best way for corporations to train their field force. Linkstreet is pioneering this model with its platform “ said Ganesh Lakshminarayanan from Mu Sigma.
Aditya Parekh and Sameer Shroff along with big data Firm Mu Sigma managing director Ganesh Lakshminarayanan have joined the board of Linkstreet.