Virtual spiritual platform VAMA has raised $750k in its seed round co-led by Huddle & 7Square Ventures. Kunal Shah, founder, CRED, Varun Alagh among others.
The capital will be used towards bolstering the product development, introducing new service verticals on the app, as well as acquiring new talent. With this latest round, the startup has so far raised a total of $1 million in funding.
Founded in late 2020 by Manu Jain, Himanshu Semwal and Acharya Dev, VAMA is a one-stop virtual platform that provides easy access to e-pujas, e-darshans, and astrology services, to devotees from across India and the world.
The app that is available on Android devices as of now, offers virtual puja remedies in renowned temples from all over the country and has so far enabled over 50,000 online consultations.
It further plans to introduce live-streaming of ‘darshan’ and ‘aartis’ as well as the option for users to make online donations towards temples.
Additionally, the company also plans to broaden its services this year by collaborating with over 100 temples and venturing into international markets such as the Middle East, USA, and Canada.