TinyStep

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Tinystep
IndustryParenting and Child
FoundedSeptember 2015
FounderSuhail Abidi
Headquarters
Bangalore, India
Website https://www.tinystep.in

Tinystep is Bangalore-based healthcare and parenting network founded by Suhail Abidi in 2015. [1] [2] [3] The app provides information, advice and a network of parents and doctors. [4] [5] The network consists of people in the pregnancy, baby and toddler stages of parenthood. [6]

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Overview

The app monitors every stage, from ovulation calculations for pregnancy to the status of pregnancy, regularly, and captures milestones like first step, first laugh, first tooth, first words, etc. [4] [5] [7] Since founding the app has registered more than 600,000 users. The company launched its iOS application in 2017. [8] The company is backed by Flipkart, a Bangalore-based ecommerce website. [9] [10] [6] Tinystep also has its own website Tinystep.in that consists of expert content on Parenting and Child Care.

Funding

The company received a funding of $2 million from Flipkart. [9] [10] [6]

Mathew Glickman, an ace Silicon Valley investor provided this company with an undisclosed fund. [11]

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