Malagasy Edtech startup Sayna has announced it secured an undisclosed round of funding to help it expand access and launch new products. The funding was secured from I&P Acceleration Technologies, a program dedicated to African digital startups led by Investisseurs & Partenaires (I&P), and Miarakap, an impact investment firm.
Sayna was launched in 2018 to provide quality training in the digital sector in Africa. The startup has also been offering professional opportunities to young people. The startup now aims to have enabled 8,000 people in Africa to enter the digital industry through its training programs, and also to have more than 3,500 people working a micro-tasking connecting SMEs and startups in the French-speaking world with African talent by 2024.
Matina Razafimahefa, co-founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Sayna speaking on the funding said that it has understood its market and can offer solutions that work.
“As a team, we are very proud of what we have accomplished so far. Our successes and failures have allowed us to truly understand our market so that we can now offer a solution that can truly reinvent access to the job market for junior developers. The best is ahead of us!” said Matina Razafimahefa, co-founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Sayna.