Edtech Startups in Nigeria

Popular Educational Technology (edtech) Startups in Nigeria

High speed of evolving technologies usually present new ways of doing things in our society. And when this relates to leveraging technology and innovation to enhance the quality, coverage, and potential of education – edtech – it presents new methods of communicating, transferring knowledge, interacting, and cross-pollinating ideas, among others. So Edtech Startups in Nigeria is being accepted gradually.

Interestingly, this started with schools – the age-long establishment meant to prepare students for the society. And since society is changing, it is also expected that this fundamental structure experiences its share of transformation.

Edtech may be the next fintech, given the attention it is getting globally, including the proliferation of relevant innovations in Africa, Nigeria included.


PrepClass Home Tutors provides an avenue for experienced teachers to manage and grow their home tutoring business. Did you know that there are over 500,000 parents in Nigeria willing to pay a premium (probably equal to or more than your regular school salary) to teach their kids or even them according to a professional standard?

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Pass.ng is a web, desktop and mobile-based CBT examination preparatory and testing platform, with a vision to help candidates excel in all major Nigerian Examinations and tests.


Primaltutor is an edu-technology platform which provides on-demand service to users, it connects willing learners to trusted tutors. In cities where primaltutor operates, our platform is used to request a tutor and book classes(weekly or monthly) just by entering a preferred subject or course, educational level anywhere at anytime.


EduRecords Limited is an EdTech company registered both in Nigeria and in the United States of America. The company’s primary focus on SDGs 1 & 4. It is managed by a team of passionate educationists and experienced ICT professionals.


SimbiBot app is an e-learning platform that helps you learn, master and evaluate yourself in any topic across all subjects. The app provides you with everything you need to learn and understand any topic in all subjects.

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uLesson is the first of its kind in Africa. An organisation that leverages best in class teachers, media, and technology to create high-quality, affordable and accessible education for African students. The uLesson app offers students in Junior and Senior Secondary School a holistic learning experience


Akanne Technlogies is an educational technology startup that train teachers on technology application in teaching and learning. Akanne.org provides online courses for edtech training, lesson note, and other teaching resources. They also develop educational website for school and personal blog for teachers at all levels. Akanne Edtech Startups in Nigeria has changed the way teachers view their career. Teachers who undergo Akanne training always has a lot to offer to their students. These have made them to like the teaching career they have chosen.


While edtech solutions do not appear capable of out-rightly displacing traditional modes of learning anytime soon, probably due to some gaps in effective evaluation and tech ennoblement of the addressable market, these different models hold promises to continue to amplify outcomes in a productive way. Edtech Startups in Nigeria reality will need power and internet infrastructures to boost its potentials.

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