Kinderpedia, the Romanian Adtech platform that provides education management and communication solutions to schools and kindergartens, raised 1. 1.8 million in a round of funding led by Early Game Ventures.
Existing investors ROCA X, Growceanu and several business angels are also participating in the round.
Kinderpedia, headquartered in Bucharest, is an innovative platform for education that provides educational institutions with the complete digital infrastructure they need to work smart and communicate efficiently, both in the classroom and online.
Founded in 2015 by Daniel Rogoz, the company has more than 2,000 schools and kindergartens in 14 countries across three continents, with a total of 200,000 registered users on their platform.
Speaking about fundraising, Daniel Rogoz, CEO and co-founder of Kinderpedia, said,
“The current round of funding helps to sustain the transformation we have begun in education by simplifying the administrative process in schools and kindergartens and putting teacher-student-parent partnerships at the center of educational law.
At the same time, it provides us with the resources to continue the scaling process, now that Kinderpedia is already taking advantage of authentication in many international markets. Last but not least, this transaction brings a strong partner to our community, with whom we share a common vision of values and the future of education – Early Game Ventures – and strengthens our collaboration with current investors, for whom we are grateful and trusted for their support. “
KinderPedia claims that it helps teachers and educators save 6 to 9 hours of administrative time per week and allows them to focus their efforts on an excellent and personalized educational law. The application includes full class management features- electronic gradebook, attendance, daily schedule, remote video learning, homework module and document library.
Startup works with more than 24 functional modules. The input or output of each user’s module is customized to reflect their real life needs.
The platform also gives principals a holistic view of all school and kindergarten activities and communication. In addition, it provides automated currency, financial management and online payment of tuition fees by integrating with electronic payment systems.
Commenting on the investment, Alexandru Bogdan, CEO of ROCA X, said
“We believed in Kinderpedia’s mission from the beginning and we gladly joined them a year ago to support their development plans. Because education is based on the values of ROCA X and Impetum Group, but also on the basis of entrepreneurship, we participate where we think we can make a difference. “
Currently, Kinderpedia is available in 15 languages and serves as a native mobile app for Android and iOS, teachers and managers, and students and parents. The solution is widely recognized nationally and Europeanly for its innovative form and social impact. The European Commission has awarded Kinderpedia the seal of excellence under the SME Instrument Program, Phase II.
Last month, Kinderpedia raised an anonymous fund led by InnovX BCR. In 2020, he collected € 420,000 in seeds from ROCA X. So far, the company has raised a total of $ 3.6 million.
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