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Education gaming outfit Osmo raises $12 million

Series A led by Accel Partners
Education gaming outfit Osmo raises $12 million
Date Type Companies Involved Size
Oct 16, 2014 investment Accel Partners K9 Ventures Osmo Upfront Ventures $12m
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Educational disruptor Osmo - previously called Tangible Play - has announced a $12 million in Series A funding round.

It was led by Accel Partners, which also invested in Supercell, Rovio and Playfish.

As part of the investment, Accel Partners' Rich Wong will join the company's board of directors.

Other investors included Upfront Ventures and K9 Ventures.

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"Osmo's technology makes childhood education more personal, creative and engaging. We believe that the future of education will rely on intuitive innovation that amplifies learning through interactive online-to-offline experiences - Osmo is at the forefront of this movement," said Wong.

"Osmo is a natural fit for parents and teachers because it adds a small but powerful layer of technology on top of a platform (the iPad) that children already know and love."

You can read more about Osmo's approach in our interview with CEO Pramod Sharma.