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ASU+GSV Summit, the premier global EdTech conference, announces Kibo, an online university providing affordable high-quality STEM degrees to African students, as the 2022 GSV Cup winner. Kibo's mission is to educate connected innovators who use technology to solve pressing problems. CEO Ope Bukola was awarded first place, live on stage, during the ASU+GSV Summit closing program.
Kibo is an online school that is set to offer several STEM degree programs targeted at students in Africa. And, its take-off is being propelled by a $2 million seed funding led by Neo, a VC firm by the co-founder of Code.org. Future Africa, Pledges, Brooklyn Bridge Ventures, Transcend Network and several angel investors also participated in the round. The new funding brings the total capital raised by the startup to $2.4 million after last year’s pre-seed round.
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Grocery delivery service Hungryroot is preparing for potential price changes as inflation continues to bite on consumers and households. Hungryroot provides an AI-powered grocery shopping platform that manages and automates a recurring grocery delivery for the user based on their preferences