March 4, 2021

Flinto raises $7.2 million in pre-series B funding

NEW DELHI: Flinto Studying Options has raised $7.2 million in pre-series B funding, mentioned the corporate in a press launch right this moment.

The spherical was led by Lightbox Ventures. The corporate mentioned it would use the capital to “help its speedy progress within the early studying house and to broaden its newly-launched preschool resolution through the COVID-19 pandemic“.

The corporate was based in 2013 by Arunprasad Durairaj, Vijay Babu Gandhi and Shreenidhi Srirangam.

Flintobox is the corporate’s flagship product – it’s a subscription service of toys and materials that assist kids be taught. Flintoclass is one other service which is geared toward preschools. [email protected] is the corporate’s lately launched service geared toward mother and father of pre-schoolgoing kids. The corporate plans to broaden this providing with the cash it has raised.

Arunprasad Durairaj, chief govt and co-founder of the corporate mentioned, “We don’t need COVID-19 to come back in the best way of a kid’s studying. For youngsters beneath 6 years of age, monotonous on-line lessons can’t be an alternative to the multi-sensory experiences that they deserve. We needed to make sure that kids proceed receiving structured hands-on studying with out compromising on their security. We might be utilizing the funds to create, broaden and distribute this product the world over in order that no youngster’s studying stops attributable to COVID-19.”

Prashant Mehta, companion at Lightbox mentioned, “At Flinto, we see a chance to construct a world chief in addressing the distinctive wants of early studying by co-creating merchandise with kids, mother and father and educators. We’re excited to see that Flinto is changing into extra related particularly through the COVID-19 disaster when the first place of studying and improvement is popping out to be house.”