By Aydeji Babatunde
Dataleum, an innovative Nigerian startup specializing in technology training and consulting services, has secured a prestigious accolade as the foremost EdTech pioneer in Africa during the recent Global Startup Awards (GSA) Africa Finale, affirming their leadership in the sector.
The GSA Africa Finale, conducted under the theme “Innovating a Global Africa,” serves as a distinguished stage for spotlighting African innovation aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals. It brings together visionary leaders and industry experts dedicated to shaping the continent’s future through groundbreaking solutions.
Dataleum’s path to this remarkable recognition began at the national level, where they showcased their innovation and unwavering commitment to transforming the EdTech landscape. Their stellar performance at the national level propelled them to the regional competition.
As one of the regional finalists, Dataleum stood out in a highly competitive field, impressing an impartial panel of judges with their exceptional solutions, which hail from various corners of the continent, addressing critical challenges.
The pinnacle of Dataleum’s journey was their remarkable victory at the GSA Africa Finale, where they earned the distinguished title of Africa’s premier EdTech Startup by Global Startup Awards. This recognition underlines their outstanding contributions to the EdTech sector and their dedication to advancing technology training and consulting services throughout Africa.
Dataleum was proudly represented by its CEO, Bode Roberts, and the Global Head of Communications, Deborah Dosunmu, at the GSA Africa Finale.
Bode Roberts, the CEO of Dataleum, expressed his joy upon receiving the prestigious EdTech Startup of Africa award, stating, “We are thrilled to be named Africa’s top EdTech company by the Global Startup Awards Africa. This achievement highlights our unwavering commitment to reshaping talent development through innovation. Our incredible team deserves credit for this success, and we remain steadfast in fostering growth and potential for individuals and businesses across Africa and beyond.”
Dataleum’s triumph at the GSA Africa Finale opens doors for them to compete on the global stage, representing Africa in the International Global Startup Awards. This global competition unites leading startups from around the world, offering them a platform to showcase innovative ideas alongside influential business leaders and ecosystem facilitators on a global scale.
The journey of Dataleum, from being national contenders to becoming Africa’s EdTech champions, stands as a testament to their unwavering dedication and innovative spirit. This achievement is a source of pride not only for their team but also for the entire African tech community.