Iuliia Shnai, founder of Marble, introduced a panel discussion with experts and entrepreneurs that are working to innovate education in Africa: Petra Dillmann from the Autism Association of Namibia, Divine Kpe from Africa Education Watch, Victoria Joel, entrepreneur and special need teacher, Nisha Ligon from Ubongo, Titus Ngatia from FEWA – Future of Education and Work in Africa and Neil O’Toole from Teach Millions.
During the second half of the event, an investor panel (Alberto Corti | Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship – Sweden, Amit Gupta | NCR Eduservices – India, Antti Korhonen | xEdu – Finland, Enrico Poli | Zanichelli Venture – Italy, Safa Sharif | MASY Holding – Bahrain) assessed the following 5 Play & Learn startups and companies from Africa pitching their projects on edtech, gamification and learning through play:
This pitching competition was won by Shriram Bharatam with Kuza.One (Kenya) and follows the CBN Play & Learn challenges we hosted on 10.11.2020, won by Sari Hurme-Mehtälä with Kide Science (Finland), on 30.11.2020, won by Sara Božanić with Twisted Tales (Slovenia), on 28.01.2021, won by Ilias Vartholomaios with Owiwi (Greece) and on 25.01.2021, won ex aequo by Kelly Lilles with Alpa Kids (Estonia) and by Marie Jacobsen Lauvås with Capeesh (Norway).
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