BabyOnBoard, a Bangalore-based startup focused on making parenting a memorable journey, has today announced that it has raised an undisclosed amount of investment in its seed funding round. It was led by Mr. Anant Pandit of Gana Yantrika Systems, as well as the founder & former President of Omnesys.
Along with him, Mr. Mahavir Sharma from Rajasthan Angel Investors Network (RAIN), Mr. Vishal Jain, Mr. Rohit Sethi and Mr. Gaurav Luniya have also participated in this funding round.
The 6 member team has bootstrapped till now. With new funding coming in, the company is planning to expand by adding more tech and content resources. It also plans to use funding for product development and mobile technology to enhance user experience on the platform and to build a rich experience of discovering the best for baby.
It is also planning to launch mobile website & iOS version of its app soon to make sure that everyone in any family has access to the photos on any device.
The startup was founded in October 2016 by Aditya Kulkarni and Dr. Rakesh Shivran. It is a memories and milestones platform for parents and families, connecting and bonding the family around baby-pictures by creating a private & secure family space.
It has gained significant initial traction after launch and is popular amongst a lot of new parents looking for simple tools to record memories of their lovely baby’s journey while growing up.
The company claims that in a short period of time, it has attracted over 25000+ parents on the platform with thousands of memories being uploaded every day now. With building the discovery feature for parents to find out the best for their parenting journey, the team is sure that the traction and engagement will increase even further.
Recently, BabyOnBoard was also selected for Facebook’s FbStart programme, which provides them $40,000 worth of credits as well as mentorship from Facebook’s team.