Career 180 secures $200K investments from EdVentures

The site would be merged with freelance job site Freelance Yard

  
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ArabFinance: Career 180 secured $200,000 investments from EdVentures with the aim of developing a new employment platform and merging it with the Freelance Yard to create an integrated platform that providesemployment and qualifying services to youth covering all job types, according to a press release by the company.

The site would be merged with freelance job site Freelance Yard to create a platform that provides employment services to young people across a range of industries.

The new platform is set to launch in two months, and will involve providing job seekers with qualifications through live courses that provide them with badges upon completion, and supporting them through training throughout their application process.

Career 180 also plans to further enhance its career advising services and increase its training programs; reaching a greater number of users, as it seeks to train one million trainees and assist 300,000 users in finding suitable job opportunities.

This marks the second investment by Nahdet Misr Publishing’s VC arm in the startup, bringing its total investments to date to $300,000.
Since its establishment, Career 180 has worked to provide a variety of professional counselling services through its platform that aimed at preparing youth for the labour market.

It offers career counselling videos on its website, as well as a variety of additional services such as workshops and theoretical or practical training programs for young people in their various specialties.

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