Edura, an Egyptian educational technology firm, has announced the successful completion of an undisclosed pre-seed investment round led by Smart Zone Startups Studio and angel investors.
Founded in 2021 by Osama Abdelwahed, Edura is an interactive educational platform that connects teachers and students through recorded or live interactive lessons. The platform offers innovative services, including interactive educational sessions, online assessments, and recorded student evaluations during the study period. The startup aims to protect teachers’ content and provide students with a comprehensive, high-quality learning experience.
Speaking about the company, Co-founder & CEO of Edura, Osama Abdelwahed, said:
With the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, the education sector witnessed a significant transformation and a pressing need for educational platforms that combine traditional and modern methods. Edura comes to meet those needs and overcome the challenges of online learning by providing an interactive environment that connects students and teachers, ensuring a professional and high-quality educational experience. We also strive to provide all the necessary tools for teachers and empower them to simulate actual lectures within classrooms.
In 2023, Edura delivered over 7,000 educational lectures involving more than 2,400 registered teachers on the platform. The company currently serves a user base of over 190,000 students across various academic levels, organizing over 10,000 events, exams, and other educational activities.
This undisclosed fundraising round is a significant milestone in Edura’s journey as it will help enhance the platform’s capabilities, expand its operations, strengthen the development team, and deepen research and innovation in educational technology. To ensure long-term success, the company will increase its customer base and build strategic relationships.