Bangalore-based online coding platform for K-12 kids – Codingal on Monday announced that it has raised $560,000 (Rs 4.2 crore) in its seed round from Rebright Partners, Java Capital, and GSF Accelerator.
According to the company statement, the startup will use the seed fund to build a one million strong coding community of school kids by introducing STEM-related courses, competitions, and hackathons in the K-12 segment.
Founded by Vivek Prakash and Satyam Baranwal in September 2020, Codingal platform fosters community-building activities within school kids with engaging coding competitions and hackathons that help children learn and showcase their projects from the get-go.
The startup said that it has already partnered with IIT Roorkee’s E-Summit to run a nation-wide hackathon. It is aiming to become the topmost online coding platforms in the nascent K-12 coding segment with 30 percent month-on-month growth.
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