Snapplify Expands Into West Africa To Impact Education.

Press Release

Nov. 9, 2022, 3:07 p.m.

As part of its commitment to increasing access to digital education, leading global edtech company Snapplify invests heavily in West Africa.

The company, established in South Africa in 2012, has already had hundreds of registrations by educational institutions in the region. ‘Schools and tertiary institutions are looking for high-quality education tools that are relevant and appropriate for their region,’ said Snapplify CEO Wesley Lynch. ‘Snapplify is offering them just that.’

To support its regional expansion, Snapplify is growing its local team, having hired Doyin Shonubi (previously Pearson) as Sales Manager. The company also has offices across South Africa, Kenya, Europe, the UK, and the US.

Snapplify already has the largest network of booksellers in Africa and is partnered with hundreds of publishers to ensure that institutions and students have access to curriculum-aligned content.

‘Collaboration and partnership have always been a key part of Snapplify’s success story and our ability to drive meaningful change,’ said Lynch. ‘We are looking forward to connecting with more local players to empower even more West African educational institutions and students with everything they need to teach and learn.’

Thousands of schools have already joined the Snapplify Engage family. Register for free today to access teacher benefits and other incredible educational tools.

Snapplify is at the forefront of edtech solutions in Africa and specializes in enabling digital learning via the most extensive digital education marketplace. Thousands of educational institutions across Africa use Snapplify daily to teach, learn, and access educational content.

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Snapplify is the largest aggregator of digital content in Africa, has the largest network of independent booksellers, and is the home of the largest community of teachers in Africa. In addition, Snapplify’s education technology is used by education businesses and governments throughout the broader education ecosystem to power their edtech products and interventions.

Most recently, Snapplify was awarded an EdTech Breakthrough Award for Industry Leadership (2021); was a GESS Award (2022) finalist; was an EdTech Award (2022) finalist in the category of Cool Tool; was a Bett Award (2020) finalist in the Innovator of the Year category; was named the overall winner of the Africa Region Gold Award at the 2022 Reimagine Education Awards in London; and was included on the esteemed 2021 HolonIQ EdTech 50 list – honors that are indicative of the company’s caliber in tech innovations.


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