Start-up success stories- Madratgames – Educational board games
You don’t need huge investment to start a company. If you have will and commitment, you can try the way Madratgames founders did.
About the founders of Madratgames.com
Rajit Dhariwal and his wife Madhumitha Haldar and brother Manuj Dhariwal have started Madratgames.com in 2009. Both Rajit and Madhumitha are from IIT, Mumbai and taught science at Rishi Valley School at Andhra Pradesh.
Bangalore based Madratgames offers various educational board games for kids and adults.
How they started the journey?
Rajit and Madhumitha have done computer science at IIT and Carnegine Mellon University and spent 4 years in teaching at a school. They started this gaming designing company. Aksharit, first ever word game launched in Indian languages got several awards and accolades.
What are their products?
Madrat games offer educational board games for kids in the age group of 3 years to 12+years and also for adults. The board games are the for the age group of 3-5 years, 6-8 years, 9-11 years, 12+ years and for adults. The board games are in various languages like English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil etc. The cost would start from Rs 65 onwards. Chotta Beem, Mighty Raju, 9XM games are some of the favorite character board games available here. Madratgames has over 40 board games now. They have arranged for customer support team too so that any one can call and enquire about their products.
How this company got funded?
Currently there are 25 employees. It has got its first funding of $ 500,000 from First light ventures and Blume Ventures.
How is the educational board gaming industry progressing?
There are several other players like Reliance etc. who have good market share in this industry. However, it is a growing industry and any innovative products like Madratgames would boost the growth of the industry. Such innovative educational thoughts would definitely help kids.
Unique Business Ideas like Madratgames, would inspire new entrepreneurs.
Let us wish Rajit, Madhumitha and Manuj Dhariwal to grow their business further and bring some more innovative products similar to this.
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