VoLT, an education technology startup, has today announced that it has raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding from YMS Mobitech, a tech-based distribution company.
VoLT, which stands for Vocabulary Learning Technique, is a product of Edutainment Spearheads, which simplifies vocabulary learning process using creative teaching methodologies, ‘law of association’ of psychology, innovative approach to mnemonics, funny stories, anecdotes and colored pictures to increase retention.
Commenting about the funding, Abhishek Jain, Founder, VoLT, said,
With VoLT app, we are targeting a wide range of audience using an innovative, neural-linking process that has a user-friendly interface and is highly addictive. With our Offline Products like Books, Games etc slated to be launched by December-end, we target to become the most powerful and widely-consumed vocabulary learning resource in India catering to school students, aspirants of competitive exams like CAT, GRE, BANK PO, SSC etc, Job seekers and English enthusiasts. We are excited about our strategic partnership with YMS Mobitech as it adds new dimension to our business by bringing the concept to every nook and corner of the country.
As per the company’s claims, since its launch, the VoLT android application has seen more than 3,00,000 downloads, registering monthly growth of close to 125% with over 20 million words learned till date.
Explaining the rationale behind the investment, Ajay Laddha, co-founder, YMS Mobitech said,
The English language training market in India is expected to touch US$10 Billion by 2018. With enormous weightage given to English Language, huge school-going population and an increasing number of takers of competitive exams, India is positioned as a ripe market. Through its informative and entertaining products, VoLT is fast becoming indispensible for every student and this Strategic Investment will bring this new way of learning to more than 300 towns and cities of India through our existing network.
Edutainment Spearheads, the company which operates VoLT, aims to change the educational landscape by introducing extreme levels of entertainment in education and simplifying the learning process.