LAGOS, NIGERIA – MakersHelix, the EdTech and digital learning platform that empowers the next wave of makers for technology’s most in-demand careers has secured a grant of US$50,000 to expand its operations. The grant was awarded by Tamanga Ventures.
Founded in 2017, MakersHelix has been the to-go source for individuals and enterprises wanting to learn premium skills in technology, especially in subject areas that are not too pronounced. The grant will support MakersHelix’s e-learning platform and its continued investment in customer and product strategy.
“With the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic some months ago, there has been a surge in e-learning and the opportunities are numerous for folks wanting to establish a career in tech, especially in the area of cybersecurity,” said Ubong Kingsley-Udoh, Founder & CEO of MakersHelix.
MakersHelix believes that the future of work will be led by the next generation and is creating a platform that equips the next generation to thrive in the ever-changing workplace. “Ubong has an incredible vision for MakersHelix and the world of technology education and we are pleased to partner with him,” said Etimbuk Adesokan, General Partner of Tamanga Ventures.
With this grant and with the launch of the e-learning portal, MakersHelix is pleased to take a huge step toward its vision of democratizing technology skills on a grander scale in a sustainable manner.
Founded in April 2017 by Ubong Kingsley-Udoh, MakersHelix is an EdTech startup empowering the next wave of makers for technology’s most in-demand careers. The company has the most-comprehensive curriculum in Africa for individuals wanting to establish a career in technology, especially in cybersecurity. Our vision is premised on democratizing technology education and skills on a broader scale with zero barriers to entry. To learn more, visit www.makershelix.com
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