Indian music education startup Artium Academy raises $3 million from Chiratae Ventures
2022-10-12 10:50:10

Artium Academy, an Indian online music learning and community platform that powers tech-led, performance-based learning and engagement, announced yesterday that it has raised $3 million from Chiratae Ventures, other early-stage investors like Anicut Capital, Jet Synthesis and Whiteboard Capital as well as several high-profile entrepreneurs like Madhusudhan R (Co-founder, M2P Finance), Priyamvada Balaji (Executive Director – Lucas Indian Service), Varun Alagh (Co-founder, Mamaearth), Piyush Shah (Co-Founder, InMobi Group), Vikas Dosala (Co-founder, Fraazo) have also participated in this round of funding.

According to the company, the latest fund will help accelerate their plans to develop new offerings and expand into newer markets, especially to the diaspora population outside of India. Moreover, the capital will be invested in product and content led organic channels for learner acquisition.

Co-founded by Ashish Joshi, Vivek Raicha and Nithya Sudhir in 2020, Artium Academy offers music education using modern pedagogy combined with technology to deliver elevated learning and performing experience to learners.

Artium offers music lessons and courses online, which are designed and certified by Sonu Nigam, KS Chithra, Shubha Mudgal, Aruna Sairam, Louis Banks, Gino Banks, Raju Singh and Aneesh Pradhan who’ve joined Artium as faculty heads for various courses. India’s leading voice expert Ananth Vaidyanathan has joined as Chief of Pedagogy of the Academy.
Artium’s AI enabled practice studio supplements in-person learning and tracks improvement followed by regular online performances within the Artium community of learners, teachers and maestros that makes the learner feel like a star.

Artium recently tied up with Warner Music India and Global Music Junction (GMJ) to create original music content with its maestro’s, teachers, and learners under its brand Artium Originals.

“Our vision is to make music learning more relevant, participative, and engaging where a user can take the journey of a learner to a performer to a potential influencer with our music tech platform. We are building AI based assessment and prescription tools to aide efficient learning and performing, thereby offering qualitative pedagogy to the learners globally, stated Ashish Joshi, founder and CEO, Artium Academy.
“Chiratae’s Consumer Tech report talks about passion creators, and we see a significant opportunity in the passion, extracurricular learning space. We believe that performance arts for Indians living here and abroad is a significant addressable market which has no age limits as well. Artium’s depth of pedagogy combined with tech-first approach to build a scalable learning and performance platform stands out from other extracurricular horizontal platforms,” commented, Anoop N Menon, Principal and Consumer Tech-lead of Chiratae Ventures.

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