Estonian Edtech Startup Mentornaut secures €200k and expands to Kenya

Estonian Edtech Startup Mentornaut secures €200k and expands to Kenya

Estonian Edtech startup, Mentornaut, has announced it secured a $230k investment round led by the Estonian Business Angels Network EstBAN. The startup also announced it will be launching its service in Kenya to increase inclusion in personalized education.

Mentornaut counts Super angel, Martin Villig, IT-visionary Linnar Viik, and Clanbeat co-founder Kadri Tuisk also participated in the funding round.

Mentornaut was launched in 2020 by Markus Meresma and Gregor Mändma, the startup provides an online tutoring platform that aims to increase inclusion in personalized education and counts Super angel using its vast range of verified private tutors in local education systems to help bridge knowledge gaps and support students in achieving their maximum potential in school.

Veljo Otsason, founding partner at Super angel speaking on the development said: “Super angel backs ambitious, forward-looking founders building a better world. Mentornaut’s bold vision of empowering local education systems is impressive.

Personalized education for kids in Africa is still largely unaddressed but necessary to build better societies and economies”.

“We have seen massively positive feedback from our clients who have rediscovered the fun in learning, thanks to our wide range of private tutors,” said Meresma.

Mentornaut plans to use the new funding to strengthen the automation of the platform to streamline personalized education for parents, children, and private tutors across Africa and Eastern Europe.