Practically Secures Strategic Global Investment, Gears Up To Raise Series-B Funding Early Next Year
Chennai, December 22nd, 2021: Practically, India’s first experiential learning app designed to make learning immersive for students of classes 6-12, announced today that it has secured strategic investment of $5 Million from NB Ventures (U.A.E), Earlsfield Capital (UK), Almoe Group of Companies (U.A.E) and Ncubate Capital (investment arm of The SAR Group) in the run-up to raising Series B funding early next year.
The company will leverage these investments to expand its operations across India, Middle East and SouthEast Asia with a focus on marketing, product development, scaling up the business & sales verticals, and driving tactical hiring to consolidate its strong foothold in the EdTech sector.
The company has previously raised $9Mn funding from prominent investors like YourNest Venture Capital, Exfinity Ventures, and Siana Capital and with the current round the total investment raised stands at $14M.
Speaking on the development, Ms Charu Noheria, Co-Founder and COO, Practically, said, “We are excited to welcome a new group of investors, as we gear up for the Series B fundraise in the next few months in a bid to make Practically a global brand. The Practically app has also enabled continued experiential learning for 1.5M students since its launch during the first lockdown. This strategic investment not only re-establishes investors’ faith in the business but also gives us the stimulus required to enhance learning outcomes in students and empower teachers.”
Commenting on the same, Neelesh Bhatnagar, Managing Director of NB Ventures said, “We value this strong and constructive relationship that we have formed with Practically. Edtech has been an extremely important space for us and we believe in working with brands that are committed to revolutionize this industry. We are supportive of Practically’s vision and firmly believe that through their high-end solutions they will continue to make learning a happier space for students. We look forward to this association getting stronger as they deepen their commitment to the community of educators and students in the forthcoming year.”
Practically has established a distinct identity for itself as an app that has proven beneficial for schools and students leveraging the power of cutting edge technology. Within 16 months of the launch, the company has reached the milestone of 1.5 Million downloads and continues to grow exponentially.
Founded in 2018 by Subbarao Siddabattula, Founder & CEO, Charu Noheria, Co-Founder & COO, and Ilangovel Thulasimani, Co-Founder & CTO, Practically uses next-generation interactive methods, such as Augmented Reality (AR), Simulations and 3D videos for an enhanced learning experience. These are combined with learning pathways to bring learning alive and increase the rate of retention of concepts. Practically is an intelligent, interactive and immersive learning app for students of classes 6 to 12 with a focus on STEM learning. The app also offers Live classes, Coding ++ course, and a 24×7 Seek Help feature for doubt resolution, where students can reach out to subject experts on the platform. 1,500,000+ students, 350+ schools, and 18,000 teachers across India and the Middle East are already benefiting from the engaging content on Practically. You can watch the latest brand commercial on YouTube. This multi award winning app is available for download for free on Play Store and App Store.