5 Startups working hard to make kids happy and smart


It’s a known fact, Children today are quite adept when it comes to technology and Internet. It’s common for an eight year old to teach his Grand mother how to use Internet on a smartphone. Sometimes, they even know more than their parents. Entrepreneurs in the country are well aware of this fact. We’ve witnesses many Startups focused solely on Children. So, we decided to make a list of major Startup players operating in the country. Check it out.


The monthly Flinto Boxes!
The monthly Flinto Boxes!

Whenever you want games for your three-year old that are fun yet interactive, you call an orange octopus named Flinto. Flinto is a monthly subscription-based box of activities aimed at children to grow better. The startup was launched in 2013. It was formed by Vijaybabu Gandhi and Arunprasad Durairaj. It all started when Vijaybabu wanted something fun yet interactive for his child. The Indian market with no such business lured him to form Flinto. The Startup promises different themes and activities each month.



Yellogirrafe is the flipcart.com for kids! Wide range of toys, puzzles and games are available on the website. The Yellowgiraffe team spends a lot of time in analyzing and choosing the best toys for children. They constantly work with experts to improve the methodologies that they use. ‘Shop by Skill’ is a unique feature offered by Yellowgiraffe!  Do read our earlier feature about them to know more.



Worldoo.com is the Facebook for kids! It is an online eco-system that offers intriguing activities for children. Here the child can play games, design stuffs, participate in fun activities and indulge in many scintillating activities. Children are provided a virtual home which they have to take care of. They can earn virtual cash, buy stuffs and participate in events. An utter delight for the child! We have featured Worldloo earlier here.



Metis learning is an Educational startup. It launched India’s first Kids based Tablet PC which targets kids between 2-10 years. ‘Eddy’ is available at an introductory price of Rs. 9999. It is available on Amazon.com and Eddytablet.com. It is the only tablet that maps school syllabus with games. It was designed by experts with a combined experience of 100 Years!



Agastya is a Bangalore based Non-profit organization that intends to transform the lives of unprivileged children in the country. Agastya does this by providing science education at various Government schools in the country. It is one of the 4 organizations to win a Global Impact award at the Google Impact Challenge.

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Did you give any these a try? Do let us know what you think of the efforts done by these startups. And, did we miss your favorite? Please let us know in the comments.

  • Maya Mystic

    Hey! Nice article!
    You missed out an interesting startup – “Phoolkumari Radio” – its a radio for children, started by IIT Bombay alumni. Basically a startup focusing on stories and poetries for children in hindi. They have recently launched their 1st android app and soon will add features like recording by user and making child a radio jockey.
    Check out their app: http://goo.gl/3JmZVz
    Also their fb page: http://www.facebook.com/phoolkumari.radio