Chiratae Ventures Leads $3 Mn Funding Round in Artium Academy

Artium Academy, an online music learning and community platform that powers tech-led, performance-based learning and engagement has raised $3.0 million from Chiratae Ventures, amongst the earliest tech-focused venture capital firms in the Indian ecosystem

Other early-stage investors like Anicut Capital, Jet Synthesis and Whiteboard Capital as well as several high-profile entrepreneurs like Madhusudhan R (Co-founder, M2P Finance), Priyamvada Balaji (Executive Director – Lucas Indian Service), Varun Alagh (Co-founder, Mamaearth), Piyush Shah (Co-Founder, InMobi Group), Vikas Dosala (Co-founder, Fraazo) have also participated in this round of funding for Artium Academy.

Co-founded by Ashish Joshi, Vivek Raicha and Nithya Sudhir, Artium Academy offers gold standard in Music Education using modern pedagogy combined with technology to deliver elevated learning and performing experience to learners.

Commenting on the latest funding Ashish Joshi, Founder and CEOOur vision is to make music learning more relevant, participative, and engaging where a user can take the journey of a learner to a performer to a potential influencer with our music tech platform. We are building AI based assessment and prescription tools to aide efficient learning and performing, thereby offering qualitative pedagogy to the learners globally.”

“Chiratae’s Consumer Tech report talks about passion creators, and we see a significant opportunity in the passion / extracurricular learning space. We believe that performance arts for Indians living here and abroad is a significant addressable market which has no age limits as well. Artium’s depth of pedagogy combined with tech-first approach to build a scalable learning and performance platform stands out from other extracurricular horizontal platforms.” said Anoop N Menon, Principal and Consumer Tech-lead of Chiratae Ventures.

Artium recently tied up with Warner Music India and Global Music Junction (GMJ) to create original music content with its maestro’s, teachers, and learners under its brand Artium Originals.

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