Nigeria-based data visualisation startup, Mustard Insights, has raised an undisclosed amount in capital, in a pre-seed round of funding. This pre-seed round was led by Velocity Digital and other unidentified investors.
Founded in January 2021 by financial analyst, Lawretta Egba, who also serves as its CEO, Mustard Insights performs market research and creates data visualisation for digital audiences. The startup’s objective with this is to provide its users with market reports and as much information/data as possible to aid better decision-making on all levels.
Mustard Insights aims to build Africa’s largest data repository and become a “trustworthy source of economic and social data in Africa”. The startup currently provides insights through its weekly newsletter and social media platforms but plans to launch its platform fully in March 2022.
With this funding, Mustard Insights hopes to scale up and expand its operations.
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Egypt-based OBM Education, Super Fny, and Crafty Workshop have all received an undisclosed amount of funding from EdVentures and The Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT).
EdVentures is a MENA-focused venture capital (VC) fund that funds edtech startups in the pre-seed and seed stages. It’s the first ed-tech-focused corporate VC fund in the Middle East.
OBM Education provides career development and guidance tools to high school and pre-university students.
Super Fny is concerned with improving the creativity, skills, and employability of technical and vocational students by providing online tutoring, while Crafty Workshop offers online technical workshops, courses, and video content aimed at artisans and craftspeople.
These three edtechs will also participate in EdVentures’ three-month acceleration programme.
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