uLesson, the African learning technology platform, has closed a $7.5 million series A round led by Owl Ventures, with inclusion from existing investors, TLcom Capital and Founder Collective and participation from new investor LocalGlobe. Tory Patterson, managing director of Owl Ventures, joins the uLesson board, further strengthening the education startup’s push to deliver affordable, high-quality and accessible education across Africa using technology.

Having scaled quickly to 1 mil...