April 7

Nigerian Ed-Tech Startup Klas Raises $130K Angel Funding Round

Tom Jackson

Nigerian ed-tech startup Klas, which allows anyone to set up an online school and deliver live classes, has raised a US$130,000 angel funding round to help it scale.

Founded in December 2021 by Nathan Nwachuku, Klas allows creators on its platform to teach a variety of subjects via online classes, with its software supporting everything they need to teach online, including payments, scheduling, community, analytics, and video conferencing.

The funding round saw investment Voltron Capital, Cabal Fund, Velocity Digital, and HoaQ, as well as a number of prominent members of the African entrepreneurship scene, including Tola Adesanmi (Spleet), Odunayo Eweniyi (Piggyvest), Nadayar Enegesi (Eden Life), Njoku Emmanuel (Lazerpay) and Leonard Stiegeler (Jumia).

Photo courtesy of Stars Foundation.

Education, Technology