Edtech startup Kyt said it had raised $2.5 million (approximately Rs 18.4 crore) at a financing round led by Sequoia Capital India’s Surge to enlarge its online-first, international academy for extracurricular learning. It saw involvement in Titan Capital, Together with other angel investors such as Kunal Shah, Amrish Rau, Jitender Gupta, Allen Penn, and Martin Li.
With the increased capital, the organization intends to enlarge its online, international academy for extracurricular learning. Launched in June 2020, by wife and husband, Bhavik Rathod and Tripti Ahuja, Kyt is an online-first worldwide academy focussing on extracurricular education for kids.
Kyt provides two learning strategies for kids: Kyt Academy and Kyt Workshops. Kyt Academy classes typically span a period up to 12 weeks and are best for kids that are enthusiastic about particular locations and would like to develop their abilities. Topics include voice classes, dancing, yoga, reading and language.
Kyt Workshops are one time courses, perfect for kids who’d love to research unique interests and attempt numerous courses, such as cooking, magical courses, cartoon, poetry and rap. All classes appeal to both personal and tiny groups.
Kids engaging with Kyt courses are linked to international educators, such as Indian Chess Grandmaster Vidit Gujrathi, Philippine hip-hop celebrity Ruel Varindani and star yoga teacher Sabrina Merchant.
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Kyt stated that so much more than a thousand students have taken a class or attended workshops using the platform that has over 20 educators on board, together with plans to grow this to 500 within the next 12 months. Kyt intends to include more classes, such as different musical instruments, chess, public speaking, creative writing, and also the way to become a content creator.