ShabdaNagari, the Hindi social networking platform gets funding from Kanpur Angels

ShabdaNagari, the Hindi social networking platform gets funding from Kanpur Angels

Bengaluru, India | Red Newswire | Jan 23, 2016 Last Updated at 12:00 PM IST.

The Hindi social networking platform, ShabdaNagari has raised $200K angel funding from Kanpur Angels and others.

The Uttar Pradesh – based social network revolves around Hindi content.

Kalpnesh Gupta, Co-founder of ShabdaNagari says, “With ShabdaNagari, we want to bring Hindi speakers online where they can connect with like-minded people and express their thoughts in their language. We have a goal of bridging the digital divide.”

Kanpur Angels have setup an INR 10 crore fund for promising startups of the state and ShabdaNagari is their first investment.

Rakesh Suri, an investor in Kanpur Angels said, “With an increasing smartphone penetration, there is a demand for new and original local language content on the Internet. Right now, many large companies are working towards ensuring that the next 100 Mn users on the internet should be able to engage in their local language. We believe ShabdaNagari is equipped to facilitate that with their vision to create a Hindi internet platform.”

Presently the app is available only on android platform.

Source: Inc42