The Cialfo Evolution
Rohan and Stanley meet at NTU’s Minor in Entrepreneurship program.
Rohan and Stanley start Cialfo as an offline consultancy for higher education
The first student Cialfo helped gets placed at Wharton!
Cialfo opens an office in Shanghai, China
Cialfo raises its Seed Round led by Govin Capital, and Koh Boon Hwee
William joins Cialfo as the Head of Product
The co-founders sell the consultancy business, to focus on technology solutions that would allow them to help students at a larger scale.
Rohan Pasari, Stanley Chia, and William Hund found Cialfo as an EdTech platform provider
Cialfo is listed amongst the “Top 5 Startups to Watch in 2017” by The Straits Times, Singapore
Cialfo opens an office in Delhi, India
Cialfo wins the Education Investor 2018 Award for Edtech company of the year
Cialfo closes a Series A1 funding round of $5.5 Million led by DLF Venture, and followed on by SEEDS Capital, Alto Partners, Lim Teck Lee and several angels. The signing date coincides with the birth of Stanley’s daughter, Evangeline, so we have a double celebration!
Cialfo opens an office in Washington DC, United States
Cialfo’s first Online University Fair launches as a result of COVID 19
Launch of the Explore platform for Universities
Cialfo secures a Series A funding extension of $15 Million, led by SIG Global and Vulcan Capital, and followed on by January Capital and existing investors.
Cialfolks celebrate the first student enrolment through Direct Apply
Cialfo’s whitepaper “Understanding student recruitment - impact of the pandemic and beyond” is released and featured in CNBC and Times Higher Education
Cialfo features on HolonIQ’s list of 50 most promising EdTech startups in SEA for the second consecutive year
Cialfo closes a Series B funding round of $40 Million, welcoming new investors Square Peg and SEEK Investments along with existing investors SIG Global, Vulcan Capital, DLF Ventures, January Capital, Alto Partners and Lim Teck Lee
Cialfo extends Series B with another $20 Million from Tiger Global
Launch of the University Advisory Board in the U.S.
Cialfo-Slate integration is announced.