Pok Pok, a Toronto-based edtech company, has announced that it raised $3 million in seed funding to expand its play-based learning experiences for kids.
Pok Pok’s seed round was led by Konvoy with participation from Initial Capital and angel investors. Existing investors include Tiny, as well as angel investors Jon Levy, the co-founder of Mastermind Toys, and Dax Dasilva, the founder and executive chair of Montreal-based tech company Lightspeed, among others. The startup’s seed funding follows its $925,000 pre-seed in February 2021.
With the new funding, Pok Pok will use part of it to continue enhancing and expanding the Pok Pok Playroom app, as the company plans to release three new digital toys in the next few months.
Company: Pok Pok Inc.
Round: Seed Round
Funding Month: June 2022
Lead Investors: Konvoy
Additional Investors: Initial Capital, Tiny, Jon Levy, Dax Dasilva
Company Website: https://playpokpok.com/
Software Category: EDtech
About the Company: Pok Pok is an award-winning, female-founded edtech startup raising the next generation of creative thinkers through digital play. Pok Pok designs educational, digital toys that empower kids to think outside the box, dream big and experiment freely. the first app, Pok Pok Playroom, is an Apple Design Award-winning preschool app that sparks creativity and imagination through open-ended play. We believe in making digital play as accessible, creative, and educational as the toys we grew up playing with on the floors of our playrooms.