Tech Will Save Us, an edtech startup that provides hybrid online and offline learning experiences for kids, has raised more than £440,000 through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The funding round, which has attracted over 200 Seedrs investors, was launched last month originally seeking £200,000.
Founded in 2012, Technology Will Save Us claims to be one of the UK’s most exciting design-led, technology start-ups focused on learning. It is on a mission to provide families, educators, and young people of all ages, backgrounds, and interests with new opportunities to learn and create using technology.
“All of our products are vehicles for education that encourage everyone to make, play, code and invent with technology. Using everyday life as inspiration, our kits tap into the hobbies and passions that we love – music, gardening, cycling and gaming. Everyone learns more when they care about what they are making. Our aim is to inspire a new creative generation that see technology as a tool for solving problems and making things with; equipping them with the skills – soldering, electronics, programming, design, debugging, problem solving and confidence – that are essential for today’s world.”
Speaking about the Seedrs campaign’s success, Bethany Koby, Cofounder and CEO at Tech Will Save Us, stated:
“We are humbled by the response to our Seedrs campaign and we will now accelerate our plans for home learning clubs and subscriptions to keep kids engaged, entertained and inspired.”
Funds from the Seedrs round will be used for the following:
The funding round is set to close in early June.
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