Women-focused professional network platform, Leap Club has garnered INR 2.6 crore from a cohort of investors including Pine Labs' CEO, Amrish Rau, FirstCheque and Whiteboard Capital.
Other investors include Artha India Ventures, Sweta Rau, founder of White Ventures, Deepak Abbot, former Paytm top executive and Harpreet Singh Grover, co-founder at Co-Cubes, The Economic Times' reported the companys official statement.
Anand Sinha and Ragini Das, who had previously worked at Zomato, established the company.The company aims to form a private professional nexus for women recruiting them to take leadership roles throughout companies.
Leap offers a membership that helps women leaders grow through a host of services including a curated network, executive coaching, upskilling programs, and mental wellness support.
"Our mission is to accelerate the journey of women into leadership positions and bridge the leadership gap," Sinha said in an interview with the cited media agency.
"We have young leaders with 3-4 years of work ex, and experienced women with more than 15 years of work ex as members," Sinha added.
The company presently has over 4,000 women on its waitlist.
Executives from Uber, TikTok, Dunzo, NDTV, Group M, Tinder, Invest India, Google among others are a part of the mentorship program, the cited media agency reported.