SuperCharger Ventures announces investment into Vygo to Accelerate Global Borderless Education Support
London / Hong Kong, 28th Feb 2022: SuperCharger Ventures a leading global EdTech accelerator, has made one of its very first co-investments by joining a $2,000,000 round led by European EdTech VC Sparkmind, also including the Australian Catholic University, as well as other undisclosed institutional and private investors.
Vygo, part of SuperCharger Cohort 2.0, is working with higher education institutions around the globe to reinvent the conventional social support ecosystem online and to ultimately build borderless social education communities for each student.
The investment will allow the Australian founded company to accelerate their expansion into the European market and further consolidate their already-established presence in the Asia-Pacific market. The demand for Vygo has sky-rocketed in recent years due to the need for Higher Education institutions to extend their support services beyond the physical campus.
Commenting on the deal, SuperCharger Ventures co-founder Tamas Haiman says:
“At SuperCharger Ventures, we are thrilled to announce our investment in Vygo as one of the very first investments from our inaugural Fund I. co-investing along Sparkmind and ACU . We are a strong believer in Vygo’s mission to “Give Every Student Personalised Support”, whether it’s on-campus or online and we couldn’t be more excited to support Ben, his co-founders and the team at Vygo in entering the European and US markets. We are pleased to have been able to both help Vygo as a cross-border EdTech accelerator during our second cohort and subsequently provide funds to help them to scale beyond their home market!”
Ben Hallett, Vygo CEO & Co-Founder, comments:
“At Vygo , we believe that every human deserves a world-class education and that social experience is at the core of impactful learning. The Vygo platform gives every learner a social education community filled with their peers, mentors, tutors, advisors and other supporters. With Vygo, education institutions are able to reinvent their social support ecosystem online and ultimately improve their student outcomes whilst scaling their impact. Being 100% EdTech focused SuperCharger Ventures is an ideal partner for us and we look forward to continuing our journey and mission together.”
About SuperCharger Ventures:
SuperCharger Ventures is a leading global EdTech accelerator dedicated to both early-stage and growth-stage startup companies to fuel their global expansion.
To date, SuperCharger Ventures has accelerated 38 exciting EdTech Startup companies, through its 12 weeks Accelerator and 24 weeks Incubator programs
SuperCharger plans to further strengthen its support for EdTech founders by investing in selected numbers of companies through its recently closed Fund I.
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Vygo helps educators champion more learners. For learners, the Vygo platform organises all of their institution’s support services at their fingertips. It gives students the tools to connect with the people they need, whenever they need them, wherever they are. With Vygo, educators organise, digitise and optimise their student support services to drive student retention, wellbeing and success. The learner support platform allows institutions to cost-effectively scale their student impact.
For more information about Vygo, please visit: https://vygoapp.com
Company Twitter handle: @vygoapp
Company LinkedIn page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/vygo-pty.-ltd.