Career 180 platform raises $200K investment from EdVentures

This new investment will fuel Career 180 to enhance its career advising services and increase the training programmes

Career 180

Cairo-based edtech Career 180 has completed a $200,000 investment by EdVentures with an aim of developing a new employment platform when merging it with Freelance Yard to create an integrated platform providing employment and other qualifying services to the youth covering all jobs. This new investment will fuel Career 180 to enhance its career advising services and increase the training programmes.

Career 180 was founded in 2016 by Mohamed Akmal and Shorouk Alaa Eldin to develop skills that fit the labor market through workshops, counseling services, theoretical and practical training programmes across different specialties.

Career 180 is looking to enhance its career advising services and increase its training programmes by reaching a greater number of users. The company looks to train a million trainees while assisting 300,000 users to discover the most suitable job opportunities.

Career 180 offers counseling services on its website and a variety of other services such as workshops, theoretical and practical training programmes for young people across different specialties. Through a single-day activity, Career 180 will hold career guidance sessions and meetings that attract the youth while connecting them with senior experts across different specializations and professions.

Career 180 organizes the annual Egypt Career Summit which is one of the largest events and is attended by thousands of youth, numeral multinationals, startups, and local companies, and hundreds of experts across Egypt’s business sectors. The company is full of lectures, interactive panel workshops, and discussions that look to elevate career awareness while preparing more qualified and highly on-demand calibers.

We constantly aim at empowering youth,” said Dalia Ibrahim, Founder & CEO of EdVentures, “that’s why we were excited to do a new round of investment in Career 180.” 

EdVentures looks to support and invest in startups that specialize in education culture and innovative learning solutions in their Seed and pre-Series A rounds and are fixated on Africa, Egypt, and the Arab World. The investor firm was launched in 2017 by Nahdet Misr Publishing House.

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Source: Wamda


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