Avanti is an award winning social enterprise established by IIT alumni in 2010 to provide an affordable, high-quality education to disadvantaged students aspiring to study at India’s top colleges. At present, we have 200 full-time employees, and support over 2000 students in 8 states across India.
Avanti is a Pan IIT Alumni initiative, winner of Stanford BASES 2010 and recipient of the Echoing Green, Ashoka and Draper Richards Kaplan Fellowships. Our investors include the Pearson Affordable Learning Fund and The Michael and Susan Dell Foundation. Our academic board is chaired by Prof. Eric Mazur, Dean of Applied Physics at Harvard.