Jeel Platform, an edutainment startup, has closed a seed funding round with $1.2 million from Kuwaiti and Jordanian angel investors.
The startup is an edutainment digital platform based in Cairo, Egypt and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and it provides kids with edutainment shows with games and stories.
The most significant of the startup’s project is the Jeel App, a mobile application created for kids within the age range of 3-9 years while providing parental control access.
The mobile application is based on educational psychology that underscores the value of ethics.
Speaking on this raised fund, Ahmed Sobaih, CEO of Jeel Platform:
“Jeel Platform is stepping forward steadily with clear vision and strategy and this step pushes it towards our next milestone”. We plan to launch more products and services soon, as a part of our expansion strategy”
On the progress, the platform has made, Amr El-Basiony, the Product Marketing Manager commented:
“We will broad the platform’s marketing activities to include more methods and target a wider range of users, and this fund, including the cash and the bilingual content, will support us to achieve that”.
Ahmed Rashed, Jeel’s platform Advisory Board Member pointed out the many opportunities of the edutainment startup:
“We all aim for the sky since we are working with passion on a promising platform that creates a unique, fun environment that gathers parents and children”
According to Ahmed, Jeel Platform has seen significant growth, most especially an unusually high demand on the platform owing to the Covid-19 pandemic,
The raised fund will be deployed to provide more content and services, drive its technical capabilities and expand its team base.
About Jeel Platform
Jeel Platform is a promising Arab-originated startup, as it is fully designed and supervised by parenting professionals from all around the MENA region.
Amongst its products, the Jeel app is the platform’s prominent project, with its exclusive edutainment content and easy-to-use parenting features.
The Jeel app is a mobile application for parents and children aged between 3 to 9 years old, with specially tailored Arabic content that varies between series, songs, tales, podcasts, and games; all are made under the supervision of parenting specialists.
Jeel Platform offers a continuous journey, both parents and children can enjoy together.
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