Mumbai-based travel-tech startup Naturenama has raised Rs 1.5 crore ($225,000) in seed funding from White Unicorn Ventures. Started in January this year, the startup will use the funding for technology enhancement, brand building and marketing. The company’s website is yet to go live and it will work as a travel guide and as a planner for wildlife and adventure travels.

Naturenama is the bridge between you and the great outdoors. Whether it is a nature walk, a safari in the African bush or a trek through the frozen Himalaya - the startup ensure you have the best experience possible.

"At Naturenama, we understand exactly what’s missing today and with our platform we plan to fill the many gaps in the fragmented market that is outdoor travel. We work with verified partners from across the world and provide a seamless travel experience to our customers," the startup said.

Shaunak Modi, Founder Shaunak brings his 10+ years of experience in the field to Naturenama. He has travelled across India’s outdoors as a wildlife and landscape photographer and has spent time in various forests for his wildlife research. Given his experience, he understands well the intricacies of wildlife travel in India. A student of both journalism and herpetology; he writes about wildlife conservation issues and has been a part of research teams studying the reptiles and amphibians in various parts of the Western Ghats.

White Unicorn Ventures ha invested in 15 companies so far including Routofy, Shaadisaga, Justride, Unstockify, Hostelhousing, Lernr and Carcrew. It is an investment firm that specializes in seed funding and early-stage support for Startups.

White Unicorn Ventures vision is to play a critical role in building and nurturing the startup ecosystem by helping young entrepreneurs in their early steps, expansion, bridge funding, as well as providing incubation co-sharing start up real estate space.

It specialize in value addition and advisory services for categories ranging from Robotics, IoT, Real Estate 3D VR, Manufacturing, Restaurants, ITeS, Services, Fintech, SaaS, Mass Rapid Transport Solutions, Water Management, Governmental Services, Education. Also, the firm is looking to raise $20 million fund to invest in early-stage startups.

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