Supernova, a company that develops live tests and interactive, gamified formats for CBSE math topics, has raised $1.1 million in pre-seed capital. The pre-seed round is led by Lumikai VC and strategic angel investors, including Kae Capital, All In Capital, and Goodwater Capital.
Supernova plans to use the capital over the next 18 months to expand the product, add multiplayer formats, fortify its leadership group, and attract new customers.
Justin Shriram Keeling, Founding General Partner, Lumikai Fund shared, “We believe that systems of play and gaming best practices have the potential to unlock massive disruption in ed tech. Supernova is taking a first principles approach to a massive opportunity with a new platform that re-imagines kids education by leveraging the power of experiential, game-based “learning by doing”. We’re excited to be partnering with Rishi, Anirudh and Nawin at an early stage, and look forward to supporting them with our deep gaming expertise & network on their critical mission to bring in demand pedagogies to a much wider audience in delightful and fun ways”.
Sunitha Viswanathan, Partner, Kae Capital said, ”It has become increasingly evident that the current traditional ed-tech models characterized by high customer acquisition costs, prohibitively expensive courses, and poor learning outcomes are unsustainable. From affordable pricing to product-led growth, we like how the Supernova team is going after entirely new models.”