Crafty Workshop, an Egyptian edtech startup specializing in the creative industries, has raised $400,000 in seed funding led by EdVentures, the region’s first corporate venture capital firm focused on educational technology.
Founded in 2019 by Hadeer Shalaby and Amgad Moustafa, Crafty Workshop is an innovative e-learning platform that offers a wide range of creative courses and workshops, including photography, animation, handicrafts, programming, game development, art, and design.
The startup is committed to providing affordable, high-quality education that enables users to develop their creative talents and pursue their passions. Crafty Workshop also serves as a vocational skills training provider, addressing the urgent problem of youth unemployment. The company provides learners with essential knowledge and abilities through its vocational training programs, as well as assisting them in finding employment and career prospects.
“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,” commented Hadeer Shalaby, co-founder of Crafty Workshop. “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 mission is to enable learners to develop their creative abilities and pursue their passions by offering them affordable, high-quality education. The startup’s focus on the creative industries is particularly timely, as the demand for creative skills is growing rapidly in the global economy.
Crafty Workshop’s success in raising seed funding is a testament to the startup’s strong value proposition and its potential to make a significant impact in the edtech space.