Nigerian tech start-up wins Varkey’s inaugural Edtech prize


Nigeria’s Dot Learn is part of three edtech start-ups that have won the inaugural next billion edtech prize instituted by the Varkey Foundation Technology with radical impact on education in low-income and emerging world countries.

The three winners including the UAE’s teach me now, the UK’s chatterbox were chosen from six finalists that pitched to an expert panel of judges.

In a chat with TVC’s Bukola Samuel-Wemimo, Dot Learning’s CEO gave an insight into the organisation’s background and how their online learning app works.

Bhattacharya said the accompanying 25,000 dollar prize will be re-invested into business.

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