Rida Shammas

Maqsad Secures $2.8M Raise – Pakistan’s Highest Funded Ed-Tech Startup

Maqsad Secured Funding

Founded back in 2021, the co-founders of Maqsad – Rooshan Aziz and Taha Ahmed came with the mission of making education accessible for 100 million Pakistani students by providing a learning platform. In these 2 years, Maqsad has become the best study companion for students across Pakistan where they can find quality resource material and instant help making education not only accessible but affordable for every student.

With this ongoing mission, every individual working at Maqsad lives with one motto – a student-oriented mindset. Here, we are focused on solving the challenges faced by students throughout their academic journey and the limitations which are stopping them to have the best learning experience. With consistent dedication, the Maqsad app has been downloaded over a million times, answered 4 million student queries, and has consistently ranked as the #1 education app in Pakistan on the Google Play Store.

Maqsad Becomes the Highest Funded Ed-Tech Startup in Pakistan

“The platform offers teaching and testing and can respond to queries. It seeks to disrupt the country’s out-of-school education sector, which largely consists of expensive tuition services that most families can’t afford”- Read More

David Prosser – Forbes

“Pakistan’s Maqsad raised the nation’s largest funding round by an education technology provider, showing that some startups in the nascent market are attracting investors despite a global venture financing slump”. – Read More

Faseeh Mangi – Bloomberg

Maqsad Becomes a One-Stop Solution for Students in Pakistan

Our focus on student problems is at the core of our mission, and we’ve collected feedback from over 20,000 students and teachers across Pakistan to ensure learning outcomes are being achieved”.

Taha Ahmed – Maqsad’s Co Founder

Amidst the ongoing struggles faced by students in Pakistan, Maqsad not only aims to assist students in their board exams but has worked to be the ultimate study companion throughout their academic journey.

The Maqsad app provides academic material and test preparation courses for Matric, Intermediate, MDCAT & ECAT courses, along with relevant information and guidance to help students in their academic journey. It contains a range of courses and support materials, including video lectures, in-app tests, crash courses, and DoubtSolve for instant question solutions. By using the Maqsad app, students can receive the right guidance and news related to their academic journey.

The DoubtSolve feature has solved more than 4 million doubts in the last six months for students providing them with a quick and accessible way to clear their doubts in their exam preparation. With all these features, Maqsad has proven to be the all-time support for students to make it through their journey starting from school up to their universities.

Hear It From Our Users!

Our students’ feedback is the most important asset of our journey. Our team dedicatedly evaluated the feedback received from users. Overall, we have seen students showing their appreciation and love for Maqsad and how it has helped them to pass their exams and their academic journey.

“Main Maqsad app kafi time say use kar rahi hun, like 1 month hogaya hai aur ye kafi acha app hai. Doubts clear karnay ke liye, exams kareeb hain uss kay lihaaz se bhi bohot acha app hai. Teacher bhi hain yahan pe physics ke teacher bohot acha parhatay hain aur biology ke sir bhi bohot acha samjhatay hain. Doubts waghera bhi bohot easily clear hojatay hain just in one tap so its just wonderful and very good app”.

Moomal Saleem, 2nd Year Student – Karachi Board

“Mainay studies say related different apps use ki hain but usmay mujhay Maqsad app kafi helpful laga. Yahan se humari study ki kafi preparation horahi hai aur humain kafi kuch parhai ke mutaaliq yahan say seekhnay ko mil raha hai. Ye students ke liye bohot bara platform hai jis say bachay tayyari achi kar saktay hain. Iskay guess papers ho gaye, quizzes ho gaye, iskay lectures bohot hi umda kisam ke computerize huay we hain”.

Muhammad Hashir, 2nd Year Pre-Engineering – Punjab Board

Know More About Maqsad!

If you would like to know more or you want our app to help you in achieving your ‘Maqsad’ then you can visit our website and download the app which will help you clear all the doubts you have about your preparation and your exam journey. To stay updated with what we have for you, you can also visit our socials and find out!

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