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Kenya edtech startup raises $1.4M in seed funding round

Kidato School

Kidato, Kenya-based ed-tech has completed a US$1.4 million seed round that will go into financing the company’s growth and further product development. The funding round came from participants such as Launch Africa Ventures, Learn Start Capital, Century Oak Capital, Graph Ventures, and several other local and regional angel investors.

Kidato was founded in 2020, as an online school offering high-quality yet affordable online academic and after-class education to K-12 students (ages 4-18).

We earlier covered that Kidato was one of the 10 startups at Y Combinator’s W21 batch. It earned a US$125,000 investment from the program.

According to the website, over 799 students have thus far enrolled and use Kidato for Academic learning, fun, or interactive after classes like coding, music, art, chess, languages, and sports. Over 1524 parents are part of the Kidato community. Thus far over 366 classes have been taken making it over 240,000 hours of learning.

You can follow more on Kidato’s developments on Linkedin, Twitter, or its website.


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