Ghanaian-based digital startup, OMG Digital has announced that it has raised $1.1 million in seed funding.
This new capital will facilitate expansion into other African countries. OMG Digital’s main site (OMG Voice) has versions in Ghana, Nigeria and Kenya.
OMG Digital’s new investors are Kima Ventures, Soma Capital, Comcast Ventures Catalyst Fund, Social Capital, M&Y Growth Partners, and Macro Ventures. Angel investors, including Josh Buckley of Mino Games, Will Sternlicht, entertainment lawyer Kenneth Hertz, and Off-Grid Electric founder Frances Xavier Helgesen, also participated.
Launched in February 2016 by Jesse Arhin Ghansah, Prince Boakye Boampong, and Dominic Mensah, OMG Voice now claims 4.5 million unique visitors each month. The seed capital will be used to expand OMG Digital’s operations across some countries in Africa.