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Firefly Learning, a London-based edtech company that launched its SaaS teaching and learning support platform for schools back in 2009, has taken its first VC investment as it looks to accelerate growth of its user base — announcing a £4.5 million Series A today.

Lead investor in the round is BGF Ventures, which has put in £3 million. Beringea is also investing, with the caveat that their investment remains “subject to closing conditions” at this point — owing to it being a U.K. venture capital trust, and needing to gain confirmation from HMRC the investment qualifies (a formality at this point, says Firefly).

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