As part of the Airtel Startup Accelerator Program, Airtel has made its first investment in educational technology with Lattu Kids. The telecommunications giant has taken a 10 percent stake in EdTech.
Lattu Kids provides children with digital education resources. The company Mumbai-based focuses on interactive content-and gamification-based solutions for Maths and English students from Nursery to Grade 2. The app has 4.3 stars and over 100,000 downloads on Google Play. The app is also incorporated into platforms such as Ola, Amazon FireTV.
“At Airtel, we aspire to support the growth of the start-up ecosystem through our digital platforms. And now more than ever, online education is a critical need for millions of young children who do not have access to regular classrooms. We believe that LattuKids can make a positive impact in the space of online education and are excited to have them in our accelerator and partner in their growth,” said Adarsh Nair, Chief Product Officer, Bharti Airtel.
Edtech is the fourth company to be included within the Airtel Startup Accelerator program and uses the resources of Airtel to expand its operations and distribution.