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Edtech Startup, Klas Closes $130k to Build an Online Teaching For Africans

Klas, a Nigerian edtech startup, has raisee $130k angel round.

The round included Tola Adesanmi (Spleet), Odunayo Eweniyi (Piggyvest), Nadayar Enegesi (Eden life), Njoku Emmanuel(Lazerpay), Leonard Stiegeler (Jumia), Voltron capital, Cabal Fund, Velocity Digital, HoaQ, and other notable angels.

The startup is a platform that allows anyone to set up an online school and deliver live classes. Their mission is to unlock the power of knowledge sharing.

With this funding round, the startup will double down on platform innovation and powering online schools globally.

Currently, there’s no easy way for creators to teach online. Most creators duct-tape different tools together to provide important class components, such as scheduling, payments, community, analytics, and video conferencing. All of this is built into Klas, integrated and seamless.

Founded by Nathan Nwachuku and Lekan Adejumo in December 2021, Klas has grown its waitlist to 2,000+ creators, launched V2, and partnered with top brands globally. Creators on Klas can teach anything including coding, design, crypto, business, languages, and more.

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