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Morocco-based SmartProf, an online tutoring marketplace for school-aged students has closed a pre-seed funding round of USD 110 K from Plug and Play, UM6P Ventures, and a couple of angel investors, including a USD 50 K raised earlier in July. It is backed by different institutions such as l’École Centrale Casablanca and UM6P startup campus, Startgate.
Smartprof offers an on-demand tutoring app for school-aged students. The edutech connects K-12 students with tutors pursuing higher education. The startup intends to extend its footprint in Morocco and West Africa, and hire further developers to improve the product’s quality with the new funding.