TechInAfrica – Cairo-based ed-tech marketplace, Orcas, has raised $500,000 in a pre-Series A funding round led by Algebra Ventures with participation from NFX Capital. Orcas is a mobile marketplace connecting parents and students with tutors and babysitters through its platform. Orcas was founded in 2014, providing a platform that connects thousands of students of all educational level and systems with verified, user-rated, and specialized tutors. Taher started Orcas when he was still a student. Taher said, a medical doctor by training and started Orcas when he was a student himself.
Source: The North Africa Journal June 12, 2019 18:00 UTC