July 2, 2022

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Gamified Education Platform XOOG Raises $150k In Pre-Seed Round

XOOG, a Safe Social system with ability clubs for college students to showcase their learnings and achievements to the neighborhood and gain rewards, announced that it has lifted $150,000 in a pre-seed round with a collection of institutional and particular person investors investing in the startup.

Seetharaman Thiruvenkatam, Kavitha Seetharaman, Prasad Prabhakaran, and Prashanth Prabhakaran ended up among the the crucial buyers in this spherical. Current trader Marwari Catalysts, India’s swiftest expanding startup accelerator, also contributed to the elevate.

The Bangalore-based mostly startup programs to make the most of the funds to enhance the worth proposition by maximizing the ecosystem for talent showcasing and enrichment, to onboard additional users using effectiveness marketing and expansion hack, broaden their products engineering crew and to speed up its products-led advancement in buy to develop its footprint in India as nicely as globally.

Established by Karishma Seetharaman and Ritvik Raj Prasannakumar in 2020, XOOG is a Decentralized Social/Neighborhood centered platform for learners to construct their potential profile with their acquired expertise and develop a job out of it. The system allows learners to be a element of various skill clubs like Rubik’s, Artwork, Music and additional, showcase their abilities, achievements on a safe and sound feed, get rated by their friends, take part in issues & competitions and generate authentic existence benefits and scholarships.

XOOG aims to empower the little one to pick their talent and make improvements to it, and enable moms and dads recognize their child’s techniques far better and to aid them make superior decisions.

Talking about the enterprise, Co-founder & CTO of XOOG, Karishma Seetharaman, reported:

“We have usually required to do a thing in the field of instruction because it is 1 region in which we can make a substantial effects in a lot of life. On today’s day it is agonizing to see college students labelled as failures at the age of 10-12 centered on their educational performances but we required to make a variance by permitting pupils glow at what they were born for.”

Seetharaman further more added:

“To make this eyesight a reality, with XOOG we support students showcase their skills, their each day learnings, achievements and development to the planet, get rated by their friends, enrich their foreseeable future and gain scholarships and benefits in return. We are hereby delighted to obtain this large aid from the strategic buyers who have not only furnished us with their money assistance but also understand our business model deeply to support our eyesight of making proficient individuals of tomorrow by offering them the ideal chances nowadays.” Accelerated by Marwari Catalysts, XOOG was selected out of 500 startups in the accelerator’s cohort plan, ‘Thrive’.

The EduSocio tech startup presents pupils the functional, real-life experience necessary to get self-assurance to go after their interests and thrive in the lengthier run.

Commenting on the latest enhancement, Co-founder & CEO of XOOG, Ritvik Raj Prasannakumar, claimed:

“As a region, we are blessed with abundant talent and with a structured technique, anybody could build their long run around it! Our college students retain profitable science competitions, spell bees on the worldwide stage but they are particularly excellent at painting, singing, dancing and other regions much too. One particular of the difficulties with Indian schooling is that we only aim on marks and examinations. This leaves really little scope for learners to know their prospective in other parts. For too extended, a student’s IQ (intelligence quotient) has been linked to his/her math and verbal capabilities, which is a skewed and slim parameter to judge. But with XOOG, we are providing a platform for college students to showcase their talent and also enable parents to make superior choices for their children’s education and abilities.”

Seetharaman Thiruvenkatam, MD of Shri Hari Venkateshwara Paper Mills, extra:

“A assortment of practical job choices are coming up in India, past the regular vocations of engineering and drugs. And with the opening of new frontiers in the Indian Training sector that has paved the way for a thorough eyesight on schooling, XOOG is perfectly positioned in giving a system for talented pupils to showcase their expertise and as a end result giving a new definition to the instruction system of India.”

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Creator: Shalini Pathak

Shalini Pathak is a Personnel Writer at EdTechReview (ETR) – India’s leading edtech media & group. She has above four several years of expertise in media, covering distinctive beats. Like all writers she’s an enthusiastic reader initially with a passion to make out of the box material, and an potential to create about any subject. As a element of the ETR team, she will include the most current in the edtech market with a emphasis on edtech startup tales and their funding.

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