Egypt based edtech startup Zedny has disclosed that it has secured fresh funding of US$1.2Million in pre-seed funding round. The funding round was led by Angel Investors. At the initial phase, the startup commenced its operation by listing around 200 online courses and 400 animated video summaries of global business bestsellers on its website.
Zedny is a Learning& Development platform that was set up by Mohamed Youssef El-Baz on 1st April 2018 to build a platform where people could willingly learn Arabic.
It already has well enough presence in the Middle East and is now targeting people who want to develop their business skills and acquire general knowledge.
It is also targeting people who are looking for jobs and employees and helps job seekers to climb the corporate ladder.
Zedny offers online learning and development at a very affordable cost of one offline training course for an employee.
The startup can also perform the duty of external employee performance evaluator by utilizing its Artificial Intelligence integrations.
Founder and CEO of Zedny says, “It has become an important task of business to start exploring modern L&D solutions to engage their workforce, as well as develop their employees.”
Organizations can set their employees, managers and individuals on a designated career learning and development path through Zedny.
The training increases the productivity within organizations and the performance of employees.Co-founder and CCO of Zedny Basil Khattab adds “ Zedny offers courses in the Arabic language as majority part of the middle east and Egypt communicates in Arabic”.