Crafty Workshop, an Egypt-based education technology company, has recently closed a successful Seed funding round, securing $400,000. EdVentures, a pioneering corporate venture capital firm in the Middle East with a focus on edtech, led the funding round.
Launched in 2019 by Hadeer Shalaby and Amgad Moustafa, Crafty Workshop is an e-learning platform specializing in creative industries. The platform offers a diverse array of courses and workshops, catering to individuals with interests ranging from art, design, and illustration to programming, game development, and more.
Beyond its role in education, Crafty Workshop serves as a vocational skills training provider, addressing the pressing issue of youth unemployment. By offering vocational training programs, the company not only equips learners with essential knowledge and skills but also aids in securing job placements and career opportunities.
Expressing excitement about the funding, Co-Founder Hadeer Shalaby emphasized the significance of the investment in propelling the startup’s growth. “We are thrilled to have received this investment from EdVentures, which will enable us to accelerate our growth and make a greater impact in the Edtech space. We are excited to expand our reach to the Gulf Region, enrich our content library, and enhance our offerings for schools involved in creative productions.”
Crafty Workshop’s latest investment from EdVentures marks the continuation of a successful partnership, showcasing the company’s strides in the Egyptian market and the Gulf region. The funding round underscores the increasing demand for accessible and quality education in the creative industries, reinforcing Crafty Workshop’s commitment to empowering individuals and organizations to thrive in the creative sector.