16 Months After Launch, OMG Digital Raises $1.1M in Seed Funding

June 28, 2017

Based in Ghana, OMG Digital was launched in February 2016 and was very quickly labeled the "BuzzFeed of Africa."


 The company was founded by three college friends, Jesse Arhin Ghansah, Prince Boakye Boampong and Dominic Mensah.


The popular site already boasts 4.5 million monthly readers across Ghana, Nigeria and Kenya, and now the team plans to take their site across the continent, publishing, as Ghansah calls it, "content that African millennials like us would love to consume" for people everywhere from South Africa to Uganda.


How are they going to do it?


With the $1.1 million they've recently received in seed funding, according to TechCrunch.


Fresh off a stint at the prestigious Y Combinator, the young men have gathered a diverse band of financial supporters that include Macro Ventures, Comcast, Soma Capital, Kima Ventures and a bevy of angel investors.


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