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Nigerian edtech startup, AltSchool Africa launches in Kenya

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Nigerian edtech startup, AltSchool Africa has launched in Kenya following several months of work .With this launch, Kenya becomes its second East African market and will be led by Tabitha Kayvu .

Launched in 2021, AltSchool began by offering one-year diploma courses in software engineering, but its scope has broadened since then. It now has five schools: Engineering, Data, Business, Product, and the Creative Economy with courses ranging from sales to digital marketing, fintech product management, and data engineering. Currently the startup has 60,000 leaners in over 100 countries where it provides programs aimed at fast-tracking entry into global tech roles.

According to Co-founder and CEO, Adewale Yusuf , Kenya currently ranks behind Nigeria in terms of learner enrollments hence the need to set up shop in the country.

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Beyond tech, AltSchool Africa aims to empower the next wave of creative economy and business ,the company has leveraged partnerships to build a community for its learners .

In 2022, it raised $1 million in a pre-seed round that had Nigerian entertainers, Folarin Balogun (Falz) and Akitoye Balogun (Ajebutter) who have been instrumental in its marketing efforts.

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Nifemi Akinwamide, Head of Growth and Partnerships at AltSchool said that.the edtech has already begun conversations with communities and organisations in Kenya.

According to Akinwamide, the entry into Kenya aligns with the startup’s mission to arm Africans across the globe with the requisite skills to take on opportunities in technology, adding that there are plans to launch in other African countries where it has seen traction.

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Milcah Lukhanyu
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