City-based startup raises $4 Mn to expand its footprint across India in next 12-months

Hyderabad, Jan 5 (Agency) Hyderabad-based startup Practically, a product of 3rdFlix Visual Effects Pvt Ltd, on Tuesday announced that it has raised $4 Million in a pre-Series B round to strengthen its market position in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana and gear up for pan India presence. The round was led by Siana Capital, a deep tech investor, with participation from existing investors YourNest Venture Capital and Exfinity Ventures, the startup company said in a release here. With this, the company has now raised $ 9 million as it had earlier raised Series A funding of $5 Million in 2019. This funds will be invested in expanding the operations of Practically.

Practically is an intelligent, interactive and immersive learning app for students of classes 6-12 with a focus on STEM learning. It is the only experiential learning app that brings learning alive through immersive videos, interactive augmented reality and 3D simulations. It offers an edge over other learning apps by enhancing conceptual understanding and improving retention of concepts with features like life-like video content, hands-on learning, experiential learning, 24×7 seek help with access to subject experts for doubt resolution, live classes, Proton – the AI assistant and study buddy and Coding++. 3,00,000+ students have already benefited from the engaging content on Practically. The Practically School Solution, a B2B2C offering, gives schools and its teachers access to the Practically teacher app FREE of cost. Teachers can access 3000+ videos and 1000+ Simulations/AR and features like virtual classes, test -prep, assessments, analytics, and assigning homework, etc. The app covers universal curriculum across Math and Science for 6th to 12th grades. Over 130 schools across India are already using Practically to enable online classes during the pandemic.

Speaking on the successful funding round, Mr Subbarao Siddabattula, Founder & CEO, Practically said, “This pre-Series B funding showcases the extreme faith our investors have reposed on Practically. The tremendous response that we are seeing for Practically from schools, administration, faculty, parents and students validates our model.