Flinto Learning Solutions has raised $7.2 million in pre-series B funding, said the company in a press release today.
The round was led by Lightbox Ventures. The company said it will use the capital to “support its rapid growth in the early learning space and to expand its newly-launched preschool solution during the COVID-19 pandemic”.
The company was founded in 2013 by Arunprasad Durairaj, Vijay Babu Gandhi and Shreenidhi Srirangam.
Flintobox is the company’s flagship product – it is a subscription service of toys and material that help children learn. Flintoclass is another service which is aimed at preschools. [email protected] is the company’s recently launched service aimed at parents of pre-schoolgoing children. The company plans to expand this offering with the money it has raised.
Arunprasad Durairaj, chief executive and co-founder of the company said, “We don’t want COVID-19 to come in the way of a child’s learning. For children below 6 years of age, monotonous online classes can’t be a substitute for the multi-sensory experiences that they deserve. We wanted to ensure that children continue receiving structured hands-on learning without compromising on their safety. We will be using the funds to create, expand and distribute this product across the world so that no child’s learning stops due to COVID-19.”
Prashant Mehta, partner at Lightbox said, “At Flinto, we see an opportunity to build a global leader in addressing the unique needs of early learning by co-creating products with children, parents and educators. We are excited to see that Flinto is becoming more relevant especially during the COVID-19 crisis when the primary place of learning and development is turning out to be home.”