Naspers Invests in Educational Technology

I’m sure you’ve heard of Naspers – the South African media group founded in 1915 that is the biggest (and somewhat controversial) company in Africa. Well, they have just made their first education technology investment in a company called Brainly.

 Let’s find out why Naspers invests in educational technology.

Education systems and cultures may differ across the world, but nearly every student has to do homework. Many are going online for help. With more than 60 million users across 35 countries, Brainly knows this well.

The Polish startup, based in Kraków, has raised $15 million in a Series B round led by Naspers. Naspers also actively invests in startups around the world and established a venture office in San Francisco this month. Brainly is the firm’s first education technology investment.

We picked this one up from EdSurge. Read full article on their site

By | 2016-10-13T09:22:54+00:00 May 25th, 2016|