Yesterday, the 1st day of August 2018, marks exactly one year since an all female led startup Extraclass headquartered in Anambra State marked their one year anniversary.
The official press release made through their blog page probably written by Miss Onyinyechi Nmecha expressed the Company’s zeal and commitment in solving Africa’s biggest challenge: Education and Unemployment.
The Post Read thus: “Today the 1st day of August 2018 marks exactly one year we began the journey of contributing to redefining Africa’s educational system as well as contributing our own quota in the fight to drastically reduce unemployment cum boasting the standard of Living in Africa.
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We are proud of what we have accomplished since we launched. What started out as a small group of passionate young female developers has turned into a global community of thousands, who together are building a new model for solving Africa’s biggest educational and unemployment problem. We have proved that headquartered in South-Eastern Nigeria, we can bring innovations into the Technology ecosystem and as well contribute to bringing investors to the region.
Extraclass as a Registered company has not just gained international presence but has also within the past one year gained local precsence and market acceptability in solving educational related problem.
We are glad that the Beta version which will be available for testing in the next few weeks has also given births to two other startups.
Before Now, Extraclass is just a marketplace for learners to connect with expert tutors within their location as well as take exam preparatory tests.
Now, Extraclass is a global EdTech marketplace for learning and teaching where students are mastering new skills and achieving their goals by learning from an extensive library of hosted courses taught by expert instructors as well as hiring an expert instructor for home tutoring. Extraclass also offers several other services like helping industries advertise and hire talents and skilled workers, Help job seeks master skills as well as help connect them to potential employers, Connect old time school/Class mates through the use of their social platform.
Our mission is to democratize education through the offering of world-class education opportunities/solutions that are accessible, flexible, and economical. Anyone, anywhere with or without an internet connection and a commitment to self-empowerment/learning can use Extraclass, master a suite of job-ready skills, and pursue rewarding employment.
Not Just that, we also have improved their Preparatory and testing platform for Users to master skills and test themselves as they study thereby creating an assessment measure for learning. Extraclass is geared towards reducing unemployment drastically, Improves the quality of education as well as standard of living. With Extraclass, there is no barrier to learning and making money.
In the next few weeks, we shall be launching our Beta versions as well as make it available for testing. We are Super grateful to Voguepay, Paradigm Initiative, Bigcode, Progxap, Ventures Platform Foundation, Young Innovators of Nigeria, Devamplify Hub and the host of other organisations who in one way or the other has contributed to our success stories.
With Extraclass, we are optimistic of a Brighter future for the unborn generations!”.
Ms. Onyinyechi Nmecha
CEO, Extraclass Nigeria Limited