Orcas an Egyptian Ed-tech Raises $2.1m Pre-Series A Funding

Orcas an Egyptian Ed-tech raises $2.1m Pre-Series A funding as it prepares expansion into Pakistan in the early months of 2022.

The Egyptian ed-tech was founded in the year 2019 by Hossam Taher and Amira El Gharib. Orcas make provision of live one-on-one tutoring sessions (offline and online) for K-12 students.

The Egyptian ed-tech, Orcas also provides a learning environment that encourages self-pace to complement the learning experience.

The progress of Orcas

The Egyptian startup is now fully active in Saudi Arabia and is now expanding to Pakistan after the recent raising of $2.1 million pre-series A funding.

The round was led by Access Bridge Ventures and CIRA’s NFX Ventures. There was also participation from Cairo Angels Syndicate, Algebra Ventures, Seedstars international, and Launch Africa Ventures.

A lot of learners today have different needs that require attention from Edtech companies. These needs are what Orcas use as yardsticks to offer the best.

Orcas is a learning platform that offers the complete spectrum of self-paced and teacher-led learning platforms. With this funding, there will be the capability to be able to continuously attract great talent, build technological products, and expand to new areas.

The CEO of Cairo Angels Syndicate, Aly El Shalakany said the investment in Orcas encompasses all that the fund should cater for.

In other words, the plans for the fund are to double down and invest best performing startups and to continue to support amazing founders like Amira and Hossam in building great businesses.

“We are very proud of Orcas’ performance so far and are confident that with this latest investment they will continue to be market leaders within the space”

He also said;

“They will now have the capability to add more exciting educational solutions using cutting edge technology and also bring these new products to the market”.



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