Polygon, a startup that conducts virtual assessment of differences learning like ADHD and dyslexia, has emerged from Stealth Friday with 3.6 million in seed funding.
The seed round was led by Spark Capital and was led by Peer VC on previously undeclared pre-seed. In total, the company raised 2 4.2 million.
What does this mean?
Polygon provides distance learning assessment and screening for conditions such as ADHD, dyslexia and autism. The startup says customers between the ages of 7 and 50 will be able to access its services.
Its target psychotherapy assessment for reading and knowledge costs $ 495, while its deepest assessment for attention and learning difference is $ 2,745.
What is it for?
Polygon says it will use the new investment to continue developing its platform and expand geographically. It is currently operating in California.
“After my early education years, at the end of my life, I was not properly evaluated and diagnosed as very dyslexic. Polygon is my endeavor to create a service that I wish I could access as a child,” said Jack, the company’s founder and CEO. Rollo said in a statement.
“The capital we’ve raised has been used to build our Ownership Valuation Platform. We are thrilled to make progress, but we are just beginning. The development of additional platforms, additional services and national expansion will help us deliver a gold-value education in the mass market.”
Snapshots of the market
Another company that provides distance learning assessment and support is Parallel Learning, which Launched in December with 2.8 million in funding. Since then, the startup has recruited new members to its leadership team and expanded to Illinois, Texas and Florida.
Cognoa, which focuses on digital diagnostics for behavioral health, has received The FDA de Novo Clearance for Canvas DX last summer, its software is designed to help primary care physicians and pediatricians diagnose and diagnose suspected cases of autism in children.
Other companies focusing on the difference between learning and attention include Achilles Interactive, which creates digital therapeutics like a video game for children with ADHD and Recently it announced plans to go public, and Mightier, which announced that it had scored $ 17 million in Series B funding in December.