HyperionDev, a South African edtech startup, has raised more than USD 3.54 Mn in funding, with some coming from private investors and some through public crowdsourcing. The funding round will aid the company’s expansion into other areas, including the United Kingdom and the United States. In addition, the edtech will grant USD 247.8 Mn in scholarships to deserving students. HyperionDev has already received over USD 400 K in funding from some of the world’s largest software companies.
HyperionDev was founded to help students obtain job-ready developer skills so they can pursue professions in technology. Individuals can take online classes utilizing personal computers or mobile phone devices, even without access to a broadband connection, in HyperionDev’s coding boot camps.