EdTech startup Lattu Media Pvt Ltd has announced that it has closed seed round funding from Mumbai Angels. This follows Airtel picking up a strategic stake in Lattu Kids in June 2020 as part of the Airtel Startup Accelerator Program.
Lattu Kids specializes in digital learning tools for children. Its popular Lattu Kids app focuses on improving English vocabulary, English reading and Maths foundation skills for children under the age of 10 years through entertaining, fun learning animated videos and games.
With this latest round of investment, Lattu Kids aims to ramp up hiring of talent and scale up its product portfolio to serve the fast-growing market for education content for kids.
Vivek Bhutyani, co-founder and CEO, Lattu Kids said, “Today, early foundational learning is the most overlooked category in education across India. It however sets the foundation of how well the child will perform in primary and higher secondary. One of the main reasons’ parents love Lattu Kids is because of our unique approach to learning by use of contextual animation videos and learning gamification. Our fun led learning approach provides absolute clarity of concepts leading to better learning retention and engagement amongst children. With Mumbai Angels investors partnering with us, Lattu Kids will invest in hiring talent around product, curriculum and technology. With Airtel Accelerator’s steadfast support, we are confident to succeed in this market.”
Nandini Mansinghka, co-promoter and CEO, Mumbai Angels, said: “We are excited to welcome Lattu Kids to our portfolio. They have built a strong English language foundation of listening, speaking, reading and comprehension skills with the help of fun learning animation videos for kids, which prepares the child for elementary schooling. Especially in the current COVID times, this app is all what parents need for their children.”
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