Bulbulapps receive funding for kickstarter project

Last Updated: Mon, Jan 04, 2016 14:20 hrs

Hyderabad, Jan 4 (IANS) Hyderabad-based startup Bulbulapps, which develops apps for pre-schoolers, on Monday announced successful funding of its kickstarter project.

Tuk-Tuk goes to Hyderabad, a travel app for kids, has received $2,000 ($133,000) from over 60 backers.

According to Bulbul apps founder Prakash Dantuluri, the target on crowd funding site Kickstarter was reached in just 25 days.

"We even got featured by Kickstarter under the 'new and worthy' category which gave us lot of visibility. There was tremendous interest from international backers as well," said Prakash.

Bulbulapps launched Tuk-Tuk goes to Mumbai a month ago. It will soon travel to New York, London, Dubai, Hong Kong and Tokyo cities in next six months.

The Tuk-Tuk travel app helps a pre-schooler discover his or her city in a three-wheeler in a visually and interactive manner.

The company, which so far developed 50 apps with collaboration of over 300 artists from around the world, raised $250,000 in angel rounds.