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South African digital student accommodation platform DigsConnect has closed a pre-Series A round of funding to spearhead its international growth, with a focus on helping African students in the UK and the US secure more affordable, convenient, and safe housing. The funding comes from Launch Africa Ventures, Goodwater Capital, Five35 Ventures, and Delta Ventures.
The DigsConnect platform allows landlords, estate agents, and property managers to post their property listings, with students then searching and filtering through these listings to find accommodation that suits their needs, and also find other students to live with. The funding will allow the startup to scale global operations and significantly amplify its growth strategy.