Qureos has secured $3M pre-seed financing. The Future of Work and EdTech marketplace is based in Dubai, UAE.
The round was led by COTU Ventures and Colle Capital, with participation from Globivest, Plutus21 Capital, Dubai Angel Investors, and AlZayani Venture Capital, as well as angel investors including current and former leaders of Swvl, Boston Consulting Group, Moelis & Company, Careem, Cisco Systems, Koinz, Message Bird, Bain & Company, Hiperpool, ADNOC, QIA, and other notable individuals.
The company intends use the funds to continue product-led operations, expand its remote team and hire talent for its offices located in India and Pakistan.
Qureos, an EdTech/Future of Work marketplace, was founded by Alexander Epure, Mehrad Yoaghmai, and Usama Nii in August 2021. The company is dedicated to creating an immersive learning community and changing the way people learn, work, and connect. Qureos is helping people from over 127 countries learn in-demand skills through cohort-based learning paths led by industry experts that match the hiring demands of Qureos’ business partners.
The company was able to grow organically by 25,000+ users and attract mentors from top organizations such as Google, Amazon, Cisco, Google Pay, Amazon, Cisco, and over 100 business partners worldwide.
In November 2021, Qureos announced its partnership with DP World, a Dubai-based multinational logistics provider, to digitize the Tumoohi program, an initiative to support the Emirati society and contribute to the UAE government’s efforts to enable Emirati youth.