The Bengaluru-based startup plans to use the funds to develop the product, enhance user experience and strengthen its team, Tinystep said in a statement.
The funding will also be utilised to further accelerate the company's growth and user engagement, it added. Tinystep is a mobile app that helps parents connect with each other to communicate, guide and collaborate with each other on parenting with features like Q&A Forum, individual
and group chats.
"Silicon Valley has given us Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and many more awesome social products, Tinystep can be a tiny gift from India. Flipkart is helping us with the required guidance to continue our excelling growth," Tinystep founder Suhail Abidi said.
The 20-member team of Tinystep comprises mostly of engineers from colleges like Stanford and IITs. The app has many features lined up to for a baby's milestones, baby's first steps, first tooth, memories etc, meetups to encourage parents to organise meet ups directly through the app, and others.