Snapplify has raised R30.2 million (US$2 million) from Knife Capital and Hlayisani Capital through the South African section 12J venture capital funding structure. Snapplify is a leading global edtech company focused on content distribution, mobile publishing, and innovation for digital education. Snapplify provides a comprehensive platform for distribution, reading and retail of digital educational content to educational institutions, and individual readers. Since its establishment in 2012, the company has grown and expanded into new markets in Africa and the United States, with offices across South Africa, as well as in Nairobi, Amsterdam and New Jersey.
Snapplify was launched by Wesley Lynch who is based in South Africa and is backed by AngelHub Ventures, a Venture Capital company backed by former First National Bank CEO Michael Jordaan and the Harris family (RMB co-founder, Paul Harris’ family fund). The platform is user friendly and is managed by a strong technology savvy team. Snapplify has big ticket clients such as Pearson, Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, Wiley, Maskew Miller Longman and Macmillan Education among many others.