Klas, a Nigeria-based education technology company building the future of online teaching, has raised $130,000 in an angel round.
The funding round was led by an all-star cast of investors including Tola Adesanmi (Spleet), Odunayo Eweniyi (Piggyvest), Nadayar Enegesi (Eden life), Njoku Emmanuel (Lazerpay), Leonard Stiegeler (Jumia), Voltron Capital, Cabal Fund, Velocity Digital, HoaQ, and other famous angels.
With the new financing, the company plans to accelerate platform innovation and expand its global footprint of online schools.
Co-founded by Nathan Nwachuku and Lekan Adejumo in December 2021, Klas is an online education platform that enables anyone to establish an online school and provide live lectures. The platform’s software supports all the components of teaching online including, payments, scheduling, community, analytics, and video conferencing.
Klas’s mission is to unlock the power of knowledge sharing through technology. Its main objective is to liberate knowledge sharing’s potential.
The startup claims to have expanded to over 2,000 creators on its waitlist, released V2, and worked with leading companies worldwide. On Klas, creators can teach a variety of subjects, including coding, design, cryptography, business, and languages.
The team of Klas is highly technical, working fully remote to build the best online teaching platform in the world. Klas is completely free to use. It only charges a 5% platform fee on every paid booking. The startup takes care of the messy logistics of teaching online from scheduling to payments to student management to hosting an engaging class experience in the virtual classroom.