A Nigeria-based edtech startup, 9jacodekids, has raised a $350K seed funding round to expand its team and operations across Nigeria.
The founder and CEO, Ugochukwu Nkwocha, on Monday, confirmed the development in a post on the startup’s website.
Ripples Nigeria gathered that the startup featured in Ultima’s second season of Lion’s Den, a business reality show that gives new startup owners across Nigeria the opportunity to pitch their business to 5 successful Nigerian investors.
This investment round saw participation from new investor and partner Bolaji Balogun, CEO Chapel Hill Denham.
Founded in 2016, the startup claims it is on a mission of raising the next generation of technopreneurs by teaching kids aged 4-16 STEM skills in coding, robotics, and artificial intelligence.