London-based learning and entertainment company operator Sandbox & Co. has announced the acquisition of Fingerprint, a leading global provider of digital content for kids and families. This new aquisition will result in the formation of Sandbox Kids, an educational on-demand, multimedia, multi-platform entertainment subscription service for kids and families around the world.
The new Sandbox Kids division will include existing Sandbox properties Hopster and Curious World alongside Fingerprint’s Kidomi featuring award-winning content and a portfolio of global brands. Sandbox already reaches more than 55 million households a month. The Sandbox Kids suite of products grows with a child and includes Hopster for ages 1-4, Curious World for ages 4-8 and Kidomi for ages 3-12.
Sandbox Kids already has partnerships with Sling, Roku, Vizio, Sky and more, plus content partnerships with more than 200 creators across 60 countries.
“This is a digital-first world, and as kids’ access to devices and time spent online continues to grow, there is a need for age-appropriate, safe content,” said Bhav Singh, Founder & CEO of Sandbox. “Under Nancy’s leadership, Sandbox Kids will transform how edutainment is delivered around the world and will super-serve millennial families with content parents trust and kids love from Curious World, Hopster and Kidomi.”