Egyptian ed-tech startup Profession 180 secures $200k funding
Cairo-based ed-tech platform Profession 180 has raised US$200,000 from EdVentures to additional improve its providers and attain for customers.
Launched in 2016, Career180 helps younger folks to develop their abilities to suit the labour market by way of its counselling providers, workshops and theoretical or sensible coaching programmes in varied specialities.
The startup gives profession counselling movies on its web site and quite a lot of extra providers, and has now secured US$200,000 in funding from ed-tech targeted VC agency EdVentures to assist it develop a brand new employment platform. Profession 180 plans to merge that platform with its Freelance Yard providing to create an built-in platform that gives employment and qualifying providers to youth protecting all job varieties.
Profession 180 additionally plans to additional improve its profession advising providers and improve its coaching programmes, because it seeks to coach a million trainees and help 300,000 customers find appropriate job alternatives.
“We always purpose at empowering youth, and that’s why we have been excited to do a brand new spherical of funding in Profession 180. Their new platform will allow youth to seek out job alternatives whereas serving to them develop their abilities and capabilities by way of the assorted coaching programmes provided by this platform,” mentioned Dalia Ibrahim, the founder and chief govt officer (CEO) of EdVentures, which additionally backed Profession 180 in 2019.