Edtech start-up becomes SA’s first billion-dollar unicorn
Online education business Gol will use the funds to create new partnerships for content and resources and expand its edtech product offerings
SA-founded online education business Gol has become the first start-up in SA to reach a $1bn (R14.8bn) valuation, earning it the coveted “unicorn” status reserved for start-ups with a valuation of more than $1bn.
This week Gol, a corporate education content hub for on-demand training and resources, announced it had raised $200m (just under R3bn) in a series D funding round, valuing the company at more than $1bn. ..