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How Skillveri is powering acquisition of skills with passion
: October 4, 2017

The name Skillveri can be read in two classical languages, Tamil and Latin. In Tamil, the name stands for acquiring skills with utmost passion. In Latin the name stands for the right or authentic skill and veri being the root word for verify, said Sabarinath C, CEO of Skillveri, a Chennai-based start up.

Founded by Sabarinath C and L Kannan, Skillveri, which pioneered India’s first welding simulator, is helping in addressing India’s skill gap.


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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal Takes a Shine to Chennai Startup Skillveri
: September 22, 2017

Chief Minister of Delhi Shri. Arvind Kejriwal visited Skillveri, a startup showing great promise, during his visit to Chennai yesterday. Kejriwal discussed the role and potential of technology in enabling skill development among the youth with the Skillveri team. Backed by venture capital firms Michael & Susan Dell Foundation and Ankur Capital, Skillveri aims to address India’s skill gap through its simulators.

The Skillveri team started off by describing to Kejriwal the company’s innovative simulators and its applications and then even led the Chief Minister through a detailed demonstration of their Aura series of welding simulators, the Chroma series of painting simulators (which recently won an award at NACE International CORCON in Mumbai), and veriSpray for painter skill assessment developed in-house. The team explained how the simulators would play a key role in upskilling youth across sectors through vocational training institutes in the country.


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India’s first welding simulator, SkillVeri, raises Rs 8 Cr from Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, Ankur Capital
: January 12, 2017

Skillveri Pvt. Ltd, a skilling platform that trains workers for manufacturing and production jobs, has raised a Series A round of investment of Rs 8 crore from the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation and Ankur Capital. Ankur Capital had already infused some funds into the startup in the form of a seed investment in 2015. The creators of the first welding simulator made in India, Skillveri will leverage this investment to enable the training of 500,000 youth for well-paying aspirational manufacturing jobs over the next five years.


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SkillVeri raises Rs 8 cr from Dell Foundation, Ankur Capital
: January 12, 2017

Michael & Susan Dell Foundation and impact investor Ankur Capital have invested Rs 8 crore in Chennai-based startup SkillVeri.

“This investment will enable Skillveri to expand its presence into new geographies as well as foray into multiple new skill domains, such as painting, paramedical procedures, jewelry making, where manual dexterity is highly valued,” Skillveri founder and CEO Sabarinath Nair said.


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SkillVeri raises Rs 8 cr from Dell Foundation, Ankur Capital
: January 12, 2017

Chennai-based Skillveri Training Solutions Pvt Ltd, which makes simulators to train workers on various industrial jobs, has raised 8 crore in a Series A round from Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, and existing investor Ankur Capital.


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Welded To A Cause (Good Businesses 2016 – Outlook Business)
: September 9, 2016

It was a newspaper article on how Delhi’s T3 airport was entirely built by Chinese workers that caught Skillveri’s founder, C Sabarinath’s attention. “I realised there is a huge skill gap waiting to be filled. In a country with such high unemployment rates, why should we bring in workers from China? It got me thinking about how we can solve this problem,” he says.


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