Based in Japan and India. Has led to 1 successful fundraise in Japan. Been working the space of Venture Capital and Private Equity for the last 3 years.

BabySparks, a technology platform that supports early development through meaningful play, announced the closing of a $2M seed round led by Ocean Azul Partners.

Baby Parks, Inc.
Baby Parks, Inc.
With more than three With 5 million downloads in 180 countries, BabySparks develops technology-enabled tools to help parents and caregivers in multiple languages to support the early development of their young children. Using proprietary smart adaptive technology, the BabySparks platform learns the development profile of each child, identifies specific needs, and then provides parents and caregivers with a customized program to support those needs.

“With the support of our seed investors, we are accelerating the development of our product, adding content for new age ranges and expanding our team. Parents love what we’re doing, and we’re very grateful for the four of us. 6 ratings that we received from over 21,000 of our users in the app store. We are committed to helping every child achieve its full potential,” said Gustavo Rodriguez, Founder and CEO of BabySparks. “85% of our children’s brains are 3 years old. Parents and caregivers can have a significant impact on this process by interacting with them frequently in meaningful ways. BabySparks leverages the latest research to help parents and caregivers do just that. We love feedback from parents and caregivers about our platform!”

The seed round was led by Ocean Azul Partners and was joined by Miami Angels, Kairos, Marstar Investments (Steven and Brian Finn), Lou Kreisberg and Steve Goodman.

“It’s simply amazing to see what Gustavo and his team have been able to do to date,” said Salomon Sredni, Partner at Ocean Azul Partners, “We love how helpful their platform is to parents and caregivers, and we love to hear the praise they receive from users all over the world. Helping children reach their potential is not an easy task, but they’re clearly getting one child at a time!”

BabySparks has recently been named one of the most promising startups in the world by the Global EdTech Startup Awards. The Company was selected as part of the Miami 500 Startups inaugural Growth Cohort and named one of the 50 Changing the World Companies as part of the Kairos 50 (produced in Inc Magazine) Please visit www for more information. Children’s Sparks Come or follow us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter @babysparksco

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