Erase All Kittens raises $1M Seed spherical for Mario-style recreation which teaches ladies to code – TechCrunch
Erase All Kittens (EAK) is an EdTech startup that created a ‘Mario-style’ web-based recreation designed for youths aged 8-12. Nonetheless, the sport has a twist: it locations an emphasis on inspiring ladies to code (since let’s face it, most coding instruments are created by males). After reaching 160,000 gamers in over 100 nations, it’s now raised a $1M Seed funding led by Twinkl Academic Publishing, with participation from first investor Christian Reyntjens of the A Black Sq. household workplace, alongside angel buyers, together with one of many founders of Shazam.
Whereas the prevailing EAK recreation is free, a brand new recreation launched in July can be paid for, additional boosting the product’s enterprise mannequin.
EAK says its analysis exhibits that some 55% of its gamers are ladies, and 95% need to be taught extra about coding after taking part in its recreation. EAK is at present being utilized in over