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Century-Tech (CENTURY Tech) secures Series A investment from Hambro Perks

Century-Tech (CENTURY Tech) secures Series A investment from Hambro Perks

London, 8 February 2024 Hambro Perks today announces its tenth investment from its Growth Debt Fund, providing funding to Century-Tech Limited (“CENTURY”), a leading AI Edtech platform for schools, colleges and universities.

CENTURY was founded by Priya Lakhani OBE in 2013 and is headquartered in London (with close to 100 employees). The company has developed proprietary education software utilising AI, which it licences to educational organisations and learners worldwide on a SaaS basis.

CENTURY has been independently shown to improve GCSE results in a range of educational settings. Research has also shown that students who use CENTURY outperform their peers who do not have access to CENTURY.

“CENTURY’s award-winning AI technology helps address challenges in the education sector (including reducing teacher workload and enhancing teaching resources), and we are delighted, and very proud, to welcome them into our growing portfolio of IP-rich companies. CENTURY’s ecosystem uniquely links assessments, teaching and learning to create the most powerful data and intelligence engine across the education sector. We look forward to working with CENTURY and supporting their vision to be the intelligence underpinning the education sector globally”.

Stephen Fahy, Partner at Hambro Perks Growth Debt Fund

 “We’re really excited to be working with Hambro Perks and to join their impressive portfolio of industry-leading businesses that are changing the world. Their investment will allow us to continue our global expansion on a mission to improve education through innovative, effective and ethical AI technology.”

Priya Lakhani OBE, Founder and CEO of CENTURY


About Hambro Perks Growth Debt Fund:

Hambro Perks is an international investment firm backed by leaders in the fields of finance and technology. We enable innovation by investing in breakthrough and growth technology companies. We are proud to be a multi-strategy investor as we believe in the value of broad perspectives. We operate dedicated and specialised teams focused on primary and secondary, early and late-stage debt and equity investments across a number of high-growth technology markets.

Hambro Perks Growth Debt Fund primarily supports UK and European high-growth scale-up companies with non-dilutive growth capital, focusing on B2B SaaS and IP-rich advanced manufacturing / patented hardware companies.

For more information about Hambro Perks Growth Debt Fund visit https://www.hambroperks.com

About Century-Tech Limited:

CENTURY is an award-winning AI education technology company.

Our team of teachers, neuroscientists and technologists develop world-leading artificial intelligence tools for schools, colleges, universities as well as learning and development environments.

Founded by entrepreneur Priya Lakhani OBE in 2013, CENTURY’s mission is to help teachers across the world to remove learning roadblocks so that every student can succeed.

CENTURY’s scalable technology creates a constantly adapting personalised learning path for every student across any curriculum. It provides teachers with real-time rich data insights to make effective targeted interventions.

Our powerful SaaS platform is used by leading schools in over 60 countries and has been implemented by ministries of education on a national and regional scale.

For more information about CENTURY visit https://www.century.tech