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Kukua, creators of “Super Sema,” raises $6 million, led by Alchimia and Tencent

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Kukua, creators of “Super Sema,” raises $6 million, led by Alchimia and Tencent

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Kukua, a Nairobi- and London-based educational entertainment company and the creators of "Super Sema,” the first African animated superhero franchise, has raised $6 million in its latest round of investment.

Tencent, which made its first African edtech bet in Nigeria’s uLesson last December, co-led this Series A round with Italy-based VC Alchimia.

In addition to being on YouTube Originals, Super Sema also airs on major linear TV networks in Africa, like Citizen TV in Kenya and SABC in South Africa.


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Author / Journalist: Tage Kene-Okafor

Category: Technology

Topics: Kenya TC Kukua Africa Education Alchimia Recent Funding Tencent Startups Edtech

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Published On: 2022-06-29, 08:10:18

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