Jaipur based Tinkerly (Formerly SRJNA), a brand of Elation Edtech Pvt. Ltd., helps schools to integrate hands on, affordable and turnkey STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths) solutions in their regular curriculum by setting up and facilitating Innovation and Tinkering Labs.
Tinkerly sells its STEM kits directly to schools and has facilitated the set-up of its labs in 100+ schools benefitting 50,000+ students and 1000+ teachers across 26 cities in 15 states.
Tinkerly is well placed to benefit from the Government’s flagship program Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) with its dedicated studio labs it sets up in schools to transform ideas into reality via 3D printing, Robotics, IOT, as well as through mechanical and electrical tools in STEM Tinkering Kits. Besides the Tinkering Labs, Tinkerly also facilitates experiential learning of STEM concepts in K10 classrooms through its Innovation Labs comprising teaching aids and student assessments over an online platform. It adopts a 5 dimensional learning approach of seeing, touching, feeling, understanding and performing which help students see the concepts taught by the teacher function in real-time in the classroom.
The funding is aimed at helping Tinkerly augment its content R&D, technology and building a channel partner network for faster growth across the 1.5 million addressable school market in the country. Besides this, Gray Matters Capital’s funding of Tinkerly is a step to make a difference to the lives of over 250 million school students particularly to get more girl students interested in STEM to bridge the gender gap. This funding is in line with the belief that there is a link between imparting STEM concepts in an experiential manner to improving learning outcomes.