Everest Business School, based in the UK and specializing in education and training, has announced that it has closed a funding round, without disclosing its value, with the participation of a group of angel investors, and led by a strategic investor from Kuwait.
According to a statement on Saturday, Everest Business School aims to use the funding to expand its operations in a number of emerging markets in the Middle East and North Africa region, and attract the largest category of academic qualifications and professionals.
Everest is the first hybrid business school of its kind in the Middle East. It delivers an academic micro-master’s degree, through three specializations, programs in business administration, financial management and medical commerce. Everest also offers professional services covering management consulting, corporate training programs and innovative solutions for companies, SMEs and start-ups.
Everest is developing a strategy focused on emerging markets. The main strategic focus is currently the Egyptian and Saudi markets covering various business management studies. The flagship of Everest is the Micro Masters programs.
“Our goal is to train the experts and entrepreneurs of the future and, as technology dominates all aspects of our lives and creates new jobs, a new way of learning must be developed to cope with the incredible acceleration of career of the future company,” said Nada Elshazly, co-founder and CEO of Everest.