Edtech platform iSchool raises US$160,000 in investment from EdVentures

EGYPT – iSchool, an edtech platform providing the latest educational technology for young students, has raised US$160,000 in investment from EdVentures, the venture capital (VC) arm of Egypt’s Nahdet Misr Publishing Group. According to a statement, the startup plans to use the investment to develop an online platform to widen its edtech services in Egypt and expand to other MENA countries. “In our ever-changing world, it is quite crucial to equip our youth with different skills and knowledge enabling them to become innovators,” said Dalia Ibrahim, CEO, and Founder of…

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Ed-tech startup Akhdar secures funding from EdVentures to provide smart learning experience

EGYPT – Akhdar, an Egyptian book summary mobile app, has raised a six-figure US dollar seed funding round from EdVentures, the venture capital arm of Egypt’s Nahdet Misr Publishing Group, to help it further develop its product. Akhdar will use the funding to add various new categories and topics its library and to provide readers with a smart learning experience to make the most of the content available on the platform. Founded in 2017 by Mohamed Osama, Akhdar began life as a YouTube channel summarising books through short and engaging…

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