Virtual spiritual app Vama has raised $1.5 million in a seed round led by Wavemaker Partners. Existing marquee investors such as Lisa Gokongwei-Cheng, and Harit Nagpal including, Blume Founders Fund, Alluvium, Untitled VC, as well as notable angels such as Burak Buyukdemir and Dhruv Bahl, also participated in the funding round.
In September, Entrackr exclusively reported about Vama’s upcoming funding.
Earlier to this round, the startup had raised $500,000 in funding as a top-up to its seed round led by Lisa Gokongwei-Cheng in December last year.
The fresh proceeds will be used to acquire talent, ramp up product development, and improve its technology, with further expansion of its user base, Vama said in a press release.
Founded in late 2020 by Manu Jain, Himanshu Semwal and Acharya Dev, Vama provides easy access to e-pujas, e-darshans, and astrology services to devotees.
The platform offers virtual puja remedies in temples to devotees and customers from all over the world and claims to have enabled over 150,000 astrology consultations and virtual puja and is available on Android and iOS devices.