Egyptian learning startup, Zedny rolls out to provide online courses in Arabic.

Egyptian learning startup, Zedny rolls out to provide online courses in Arabic.

Egyptian learning platform, Zedny has rolled out to provide over 200 online courses and 400 animated video summaries in Arabic.

This comes after the secured a pre-seed investment of $1.2 million from a handful of investors.

The startup integrates gamification into the HR development cycle to enable individuals to develop their skills and business acumen.

Co-founder and CEO, Mohamed Youssef El-Baz said, “Studies have shown that actively engaged workforces deliver 2.6 times the earnings-per-share growth of their unengaged counterparts, and comprehensive training programs lead to a 218% higher revenue per employee. Hence, It is essential that businesses start exploring modern L&D solutions in order to engage their workforce, as well as develop their employees.”

Co-founder and CCO of Zedny, Basil Khattab said, “Zedny.com provides the content in Arabic, as the language of most employees in Egypt. Currently, besides Zedny, there is no localized, Arabic cross-skill learning and development platform that has it all.”

Zedny is now accessible to individuals and employers across the Middle East looking to develop their business skills, soft skills, office tools, and general knowledge. It is also aimed at those looking for tips to get hired, advance their careers, or gain promotion.

Since the world is moving towards automation, heads of organizations need to prepare for the up-skilling and re-skilling revolution expected to come in about three to five years.

Through the platform, individuals can start a designated career learning and development path.

People can also access office and digital tools to widen their horizons to enhance productivity and employee performance.

Zedny offers 5,000 hours of learning available to users in the Middle East. The startup provides year-long online learning and also serves as an external employee performance evaluator through its AI integrations.

Zedny Educational Services was founded in 2018 and it is impacting the development of future generations with great content.

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Tosin Agboola

Reporter with Ouut Africa.

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