little leap raises seed funding

Little Leap, Delhi-based edutech startup has raised Rs 2.67 crore in seed round of funding led by ah! Ventures, along with First Cheque VC, LetsVenture, and Good Capital VC.

ah! Ventures’s has plans to do 50+ investments in the year 2021 and this their 16th investment this year, totalling to over Rs 150 crore ($20 million).

Little Leap Founder and CEO Vishal Gupta said “With Little Leap, we aim to empower students to become well-rounded individuals with high levels of emotional intelligence, strong communication skills, social warmth, grit, curiosity, and creative thinking irrespective of family or schooling background,”.

“We hope that as students become confident and comfortable in their skin, they can become smart leaders and change-makers of the future. The laughter and smile children give us in our sessions is something we hold very close to our heart and nothing matches the satisfaction of seeing children learn what real education looks like,” Vishal added.

Little Leap is a live online holistic development platform, founded in 2019 with a vision to democratise top-tier International, IB standard education for every child helping them build strong learning foundations and helping them develop essential soft skills, leadership skills, life skills, and creativity.

Anubha Prasad, Venture Partner, ah! Ventures stated “We believe non-academic skills are equally important for shaping children’s personality, which will help them evolve into successful individuals and better human beings. A platform such as Little Leap evangelises this and we are confident that their new-age approach, coupled with the founders’ passion, will go a long way in adding value to this ever-growing segment,”.

Little Leap claims to have developed and tested its research-backed curriculum with a large segment of parents and children through its affordable and personalised programs and has been running at a close to 100 percent parent satisfaction rate and unprecedented industry-leading repeat rates.

Mohit Satyanand, Lead Investor-LetsVenture, said “To Little Leap, Vishal brings a rare combination – a personal conviction that he is doing what desperately needs to be done, along with a highly analytical, systems-driven growth process”.

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