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Nigerian edtech startup uLesson has secured USD 15 Mn in Series B funding it will use to add to its team and improve services for its growing community of learners across Africa. The funding comes from Nielsen Ventures and Tencent, as well as existing investors, Owl Ventures, TLcom Capital, and Founder Collective.
uLesson offers live online classes with expert tutors, video lessons, and personalized live homework help for primary and secondary school learners online and via its app. Its services are available in Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Liberia, The Gambia, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, South Africa, the United States (US), and the United Kingdom (UK). The startup plans to continue to invest in product development, strengthen its core technology and add cohort-based learning features.