Three edtech startups close rounds
EdVentures, ASRT go big on edtech: Three edtech startups received unspecified equity investments from education focused VC EdVentures and the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT) — a nonprofit organization affiliated to the Higher Education Ministry, according to a press release (pdf). The startups, OBM Education, Super Fny, and Crafty Workshop, will also receive in-kind support, including training and mentorship, as part of the transaction.
About the companies: OBM Education offers content to pre-university students through online and in-person training programs and events. Meanwhile, Super Fny provides technical, vocational, safety, soft skills, and entrepreneurship training for professionals, and connects employers with jobseekers. Finally, Crafty Workshop offers business-oriented courses for craftspeople on product development, photography, pricing, marketing, branding, and finance.