Nigerian edtech startup, VeriCampus has raised US$60,825 from BPI France in a seed funding round to aid its expansion into France and across Francophone Africa, according to this report.
Launched in 2013, VeriCampus seeks to revolutionize learning by connecting and engaging schools, teachers and parents through its mobile and digital solutions.
The startup makes it easy and affordable for schools to have a custom mobile presence, and deliver services to their stakeholders – anywhere, anytime – all in one app.
Its apps come with a myriad of features including allowing schools send out school-wide direct announcement to staff, students and or parents; parents follow their child’s academic progress; and teachers post assignments and study materials directly to students.
Last year, the startup, and several others across Africa, raised an undisclosed amount of funds from SpeedUP Africa. This fresh funds will allow the startup expand to France and across Francophone Africa.
“The funds will be used majorly for consolidating our presence in existing markets, minor product upgrades and lastly, initial business development efforts in France and francophone Africa,” said Seun Owolabi, VeriCampus founder.