Saudi Arabia’s EdTech AlGooru raises 600k to expand its tuition platform

AlGooru, a Saudi Arabia-based EdTech platform that connects students with qualified teachers on demand, has raised $ 600,000 in pre-seed funding from Nawa Co, Oqal Angel Network and Techstars.

The company plans to use the new funds to improve its technology, market its products and recruit more teachers from different fields and backgrounds, all of which come under the company’s vision of offering a comprehensive one-stop solution for private tutoring in GCC. Years to come.

Founded in 2018 by Khalid Abu Qasim, AlGooru is an online tutoring platform where students can book online or individual sessions with specialized and tutored by various academic and non-academic subjects with 3 simple clicks.

Speaking about the company, Khalid Abu Qasim, founder of the company, said: “We want to make it a reality to find qualified teachers and, most importantly, to ensure that reliable teaching is provided in our region. Investment round to help, and we’re just getting started. “

AlGooru is highly active in the ecosystem, participating in many local and regional events, including MiSK, Unifonic X, Monsha’at through Power, Plug and Play, and was recently adopted in Riyadh Techstars Accelerator, Accelerator’s first-ever partnership with Saudi Arabia Raed VC.

Commenting on the fundraising, Sami Al Hussein of Nawa Co said, “Adtech is promising to meet the educational challenges in our region by providing quality educational materials to everyone regardless of their geographical location or financial capability. It also provides satisfaction. In a rapidly changing work environment. Lifelong learning. Nawa is pleased to support AlGooru in developing its innovative solutions to connect students with qualified teachers, to serve a growing market and to meet the demands in today’s fast-paced digital transformation. “

The startup plans to continue to provide its users with state-of-the-art learning and teaching experiences.

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Author: Shalini Pathak

Shalini Pathak is a staff writer at EdTechReview (ETR) – India’s leading Adtech media and community. She has four years of experience in media covering various beats. Like all writers, she is first and foremost an avid reader who has a passion for creating content out of the box and has the ability to write on any topic. As part of the ETR team, it will cover the latest developments in the Adtech industry, focusing on the stories of Adtech startups and their funding.

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