19 January, 2016, Bangalore: Tinystep, India’s first parenting social network has raised an undisclosed amount in its seedfunding round from Flipkart. The start-up plans to use the raised amount to develop its product, enhance user experience and strengthen its team.
Tinystep is on its way to build a first of its kind parenting community by allowing its users to interact on a platform where they can ask, share and connect with other parents. Whether it is about planning for a baby, being pregnant or the best breakfast for a 2 year old . With features such as Q&A forum, individual and group chats, Tinystep takes the parenting experience to a new horizon. Recently launched features of vaccination and growth charts, ensure that the user never misses out on a vaccination and enables him/her to be constantly aware of his/her child’s growth.
Suhail Abidi, Founder, Tinystep said, “We provide a vibrant platform for parents to come together and help each other to raise their children in the most effective manner. Tinystep is a vertical social network that connects people around the most fundamental human thing: LIFE. Silicon Valley has given us Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and many more awesome social products, Tinystep can be a tiny gift from India. Flipkart is helping us with the required guidance to continue our excelling growth. ”
Elaborating on the funding, Nishant Verman, Head, Corporate Development at Flipkart said, “This concept has great potential in the existing market, and it is the much needed tech product in the parenting domain. The core team has a perfect blend of young, energetic and talented individuals that can take this product to the next level. The child care industry holds massive potential and Tinystep being a community driven product is definitely going in the right direction towards dominating it.”