Study abroad and networking platform Educatly has closed a pre-seed funding round of $1 million with a key contribution from Enterprise Ireland. Falak Startups, a start-up accelerator backed by the Egyptian government, is also backing the company.
Ireland's prime minister Enda Kenny last week honoured international students participating in the government's Student Ambassador programme which aims to use promote Ireland as a study destination to priority markets and recipients of the Government of Ireland Scholarships.
Irish Minister for Education and Skills, Ciaran Cannon, promoted the country last week in India as a destination for postgraduate studies focused on business, IT, technology and engineering. His visit was part of the country's largest mission to the fruitful study abroad market, which also featured star Irish cricketer, Kevin O'Brien.