Educational Game Developer SoLeLands Receives Funding from East Ventures and SMDV
SoLeLands will start launching to the public in soft-launching in the fourth quarter of 2023
Startups EdTech game based (edugames) SoLeLands announced the round of funding led by East Ventures with participation from SMDV. Not to mention the nominal amount obtained, the funds will be used to develop capacities and products in preparation soft launch in the fourth quarter of 2023.
"We believe that this funding and support will help us present the best platform in empowering parents and educators to develop their children's potential," said SoLeLands Co-founder and CEO Jonathan Prathama in an official statement, Wednesday (12/7).
SoLeLands was founded in 2022 by Jonathan and Adhi Paisoseputra (COO). As parents, they realize that children are now growing hand in hand with higher technology adoption. These conditions make parents need to equip their children with the skills and values needed to be able to develop and adapt in an ever-changing era.
SoLeLands exists as the ideal solution to ensure proper recognition and stimulation in preparing digitally responsive children. This platform focuses on two main goals, namely discovering children's interests and preparing them to face the challenges in the future.
To achieve this goal, as edugames, SoLeLands adopts a game-first approach (game-first) to support parents and educators in preparing the skills and values needed for their children. SoLeLands provides a fun and meaningful learning experience, so it is different from alternative ways for children to learn and spend their time.
Explained further, SoLeLands emphasizes the importance of child development in various fields, such as life skills (life skills), manners, intelligence, and competence. With lots of information that may still be new to children, SoLeLands presents learning content in an easy-to-digest format to ensure better understanding and comprehension.
In addition, SoLeLands offers a Talent Manager Tool to provide collaboration between parents and children, so parents can see firsthand what their children's interests and talents are. In this way, this information can be used by parents to guide their children's development, while prioritizing children's independence and safety, and building their love for learning and equipping them with curiosity.
SoLeLands understands the importance of connecting play and real life to absorb new knowledge. Therefore, edugames it implements the game genre massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMO RPG) to provide a unique and engaging learning experience through localized settings and various features that objectively assist in identifying the right interests.
This game presents learning in a reality environment (synthetic environments) is equipped with various landmarks that are familiar to users. To add to the excitement of playing, users can choose various roles, including inventors, biologists, archaeologists, and others.
Investment Professional East Ventures Jordy Tenka said, "We believe that SoLeLands' innovative approach and offering is the right and unprecedented solution, because they don't just focus on life skills and competence, but also on the long-term goal of building a love of learning. SoLeLands is here to empower the world of education in Indonesia and ultimately contribute to a better learning process for the younger generation and society."