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Egyptian edtech Zedny has launched its arabic learning and development platform after netting a pre-seed investment of $1.2-million.
Dubai-based tech platform Magnitt reported in an article on Monday (15 June) that the investment came from various angel investors.
It said the edtech will offer over 200 online courses and 400 animated video summaries of global business bestsellers, as well as over 5000 hours of learning, utilising artificial intelligence (AI) to customise learning for users.
Zedny was founded in 2018 by Mohamed Youssef ElBaz and Basil Khattab
The platform, founded in 2018 by Mohamed Youssef ElBaz (pictured above) and Basil Khattab, will help individuals and employers in Egypt and the Arab world to develop their business skills and soft skills, it said.
Magnitt quotes Khattab as saying that Zedny provides the content in Arabic as it is the language that most employees in Egypt speak and think with.
Khattab said currently, besides Zedny, there is no local Arabic learning and development platform “that has it all”.
Featured image: Zedny CEO and co-founder Mohamed Youssef ElBaz (LinkedIn)