Edtech startup Snapplify has announced that it is expanding its East Africa team as part of its ongoing goal to increase access to digital education tools and content.
Launched in Kenya in 2016, the edtech company has seen exponential growth in the region, with hundreds of East African schools registered. Now
The company, which is based in Nairobi, said it is currently recruiting additional customer service team members.
‘Over the past six years, Snapplify has made great strides in East Africa. We’re committed to supporting teachers and students with everything they need to teach and learn, and having a strong team on the ground will go a long way to achieving that,’ said Wesley Lynch, CEO of Snapplify.
David Ayieko, who has joined as Snapplify’s Regional Education & Marketplace Sales Manager, added, ‘The wealth of industry experience and local market knowledge of the team has set us up for success. We’re passionate about 21st-century learning and excited to have the resources to bring Snapplify’s award-winning solutions to more schools, universities, publishers and retail partners.’
Snapplify is an edtech company, specialising in digital education content, related educational services, and devices. The African ebook aggregator and distributor, says it has an ebook offering of 500,000 titles from about 250 publishers.
Edtech gained prominence during the covid-19 pandemic as more schools and learning institutions embraced online learning. According to a report from Research and Markets, the online education space is expected reach $350 billion by 2025.