Bangalore and San Francisco-based social networking startup, Affimity, has raised $1.2 Mn in angel funding from Silicon Valley-based angel investors and founders.
The raised funds will be utilised to further expand their services in India and abroad and strengthen its team.
Parveen Mittal, co-founder & Country Manager India said, “This is an exciting moment for us. We have seen a tremendous growth over the last few months, and we consider this to be the right time to scale our operations in order to strengthen our position as the number one platform of choice for anyone looking to share his interests with others.”
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Started in 2014 by Venkata Ramana, Amar J Singh and Parveen Mittal, Affimity, is a social networking site which provides a platform for like-minded people to meet and engage with. With its channel-specific approach, the platform acts as an alternate social media platform for users to focus on their passion and interest.The startup currently has
The startup currently has 35+ channels on its platform. It’s Android and iOS apps have had hundreds of thousands of downloads. The company aims to reach a target of 10 Mn global user base by December 2016, with India contributing to about 40% of that user base.
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