Ghanaian new media company OMG Digital raises $1.1m in seed funding
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:17
Ghanaian tech startup, OMG Digital has raised seed funding of $1.1 million from international investors. Investors in this funding round are: Kima Ventures, Soma Capital, Comcast Ventures Catalyst Fund, Social Capital, M&Y Growth Partners, and Macro Venture and a couple of other angel investors.
With its OMGVoice brand, the Y-Combinator backed company targets millennials in Africa through its content and has been referred to in some quarters as the Buzzfeed of Africa.
OMG Digital currently operates in Ghana, Nigeria and Kenya creating and curating listicles, pictorials, videos and memes that are tailored to the African continent.
Launched in February 2016, OMG Digital was co-founded by Jesse Arhin Ghansah, Prince Boakye Boampong and Dominic Mensah. The company says the funds will be used to further and expand operations across the continent.