April 27

Kenya’s Kidato Raises $1.4 Million to Take Quality and Affordable Education Across Africa


Kenyan education technology startup, Kidato has raised $1.4 million in a seed round. The investors who participated in the round include Learn Start Capital, Launch Africa Ventures Fund, Graph Ventures and Century Oak Capital. Angel investors also participated in the raise, according to the startup.

Kidato is an edtech startup that brings education to students in the comfort of their homes using an online platform built around Zoom. It was founded by Sam Gichuru in 2019.

The startup takes kids from ages 4 to 18 and enrols them in classes based on its assessment of them as well as their prior educational records. Each school day contains 4 to 5 classes which are all taught online using the British curriculum.

Source: TechNext (link opens in a new window)

Education, Investing
edtech, startups, youth