Edtech startup in online music & performing arts, Spardha has raised Rs 8 crore in a pre-Series A2 round led by Inflection Point Ventures. Mumbai Angels & We Founder Circle also participated in this funding round.
The funds raised will be used to hire people in sales and operations, as well as update the product. To further increase its presence in the worldwide market, the company will invest in brand building and marketing.
The digital edtech platform was co-founded in 2016 by Saurabh Srivastav, Amrita Srivastav, and Rikhil Jain, Spardha is a futuristic digital platform for online music education.
“In my last 12-month journey with IPV, we received seamless support across various critical functions like Branding, Marketing, Product Development and Execution from IPV. IPV has successfully developed an eco-system where an early-stage startup like Spardha can not only get funded but can also get all required support to achieve its goals”, Saurabh Srivastav, Founder & CEO, Spardha said.
Spardha has engaged the services of over 400 independent teachers in India to help with its worldwide delivery methodology. Spardha is rapidly expanding into the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, and the United Arab Emirates. In the last 14 months, their revenue has surged by a factor of ten.
Ankur Mittal, Co-Founder, Inflection Point Ventures says, “Music has always been a therapeutic tool with multiple health and mental benefits such as enabling creativity, productivity, enhancing concentration, relieving stress and much more. Spardha with its digital training platform has been successful in catering to the need of music loving audiences across age groups starting as early as 5 for beginners to advanced levels of any age. Their futuristic system enables personalized musical journeys for students and trainers in a seamless classroom experience virtually thus effectively bridging the gap of availability, safety and convenience.”
Spardha is a futuristic digital platform for online music education. They are re-imagining music learning by creating a promising music school driven by Curated Curriculum, Certified Trainers & Personalized Musical Journeys for various student needs.
“Musical journeys for different Student Personas” is their core product offering. They offer this product in 3 different flavors –
- Green Field Musical Journey for students who are very young & want to explore Music for the first time
- Passion Oriented Musical Journey designed for people across various age groups & professions who want to learn music as a Hobby, Passion or Life-Skill
- Certification Oriented Musical Journey for serious music learners interested in structure & formal music education
Each of Spardha’s products has been intelligently designed to solve all the major problems which exist in the Music Education sector as of today. Curated Curriculum for different student personas, a proprietary system to hire, upskill & manage teachers professionally, Personalized Journeys for different student profiles & above all a futuristic platform which combines the power of Curated curriculum, Professional Teachers & Personalized Musical Journeys into a seamless virtual classroom experience for all spardha students from the comfort of their home is all core building blocks of Spardha’s unique solution.