Career180, a centralized and comprehensive career advising platform in Egypt that aims to qualify youth to the job market, has raised a round of investment of $100,000 as seed fund from EdVentures.
The startup will allocate the fund in further developing their online platform that offers integrated and diversified services in career advising for youth. They also aim at qualifying more young entrants to the labor market by expanding their different career advising workshops across Egypt.
Career180 was established in 2016, to help university students and fresh graduates to kick-off their careers. The startup provides a wide range of online and offline activities that cater to different career paths.
With live mentoring and career advising sessions on the website, Career180 is an online hub for students and fresh graduates, as well as career advisors and coaches.
Not only online, Career180 has offline events such as Egypt Career Summit, career marathons, and different corporate and startup summer internship programs.
“We constantly aim at empowering youth, and that’s why we are keen to keep collaborating with Career 180 and investing in the startup to help them expand their valuable services. This will enable youth to develop their skills and capabilities to meet the market needs” says Dalia Ibrahim, the founder of EdVentures and the CEO of Nahdet Misr Publishing House.
Shrouk Alaa and Mohamed Akmal, founders of Career180 add “We have been working with EdVentures over the past period, and we are quite excited about the investment round that will support the expansions we are about to execute, as we will be able to help more students and graduates with their career future.”
EdVentures invests in startups that are specialized in education, culture and innovative learning solutions in seed and Pre-Series A rounds focusing on Egypt, Africa, and the Arab World.