November 8, 2017

TinyApp finds funders for early education

TinyApp helps parents and teachers be more aware of children's daily activities.
TinyApp helps parents and teachers be more aware of children's daily activities.
TinyApp

Finnish startup specialising in mobile early childhood education services has gathered a total of 160 000 euros in a seed funding round.

The money came from angel investors in Finland, Sweden and Saudi Arabia.

The Helsinki-based company has developed a mobile application to improve the communication between parents and teachers, helping make the children’s learning paths and teachers’ pedagogical expertise visible. ​The solution, launched in 2016, has attracted international interest in Asian kindergartens.

​“Our​ ​vision​ ​is​ ​to​ ​be the​ ​companion​ ​of​ ​a​ ​million​ ​educators​ ​first​ ​in​ ​Finland​ ​and​ ​the​ ​Southeast​ ​Asia​ ​and​ ​later​ ​in​ ​the Middle​ ​East,” tells founder and CEO Taina Mikkola in a press release.​ “With​ ​the​ ​support​ ​of​ ​investors​ ​we​ ​are​ ​taking​ our ​first​ ​international​ ​steps.”

TinyApp is developed in co-operation with Finnish​​ educators.​ ​The method​ ​follows​ ​the​ ​framework​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Finnish​ ​National​ ​Core​ ​Curriculum​ ​for​ ​Early​ ​Childhood Education.

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