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Semicolon Africa, an edtech startup creating employment and economic opportunities by training software engineers and techpreneurs, has closed a USD 1.2 Mn seed round of funding. The oversubscribed round included angels and VCs like Launch Africa Ventures and Consonance Investment Managers. The startup plans to use the new funding to increase its training, talent management, and project delivery capacity.
Semicolon aims to prepare young people and businesses in Africa for the digital economy by offering the necessary technical skills for the continent’s growing tech sector. It currently provides the critical support needed for techpreneurs to develop their startup ideas into blustering businesses. This cuts across early business support, product development, advisory, and training. Semicolon also serves as a strategic partner to companies seeking a digital transformation of their operations.