Cell-Ed, an Edtech Startup raised $1.5M in seed funding

By StartUp City | Friday, November 30, 2018

Cell-Ed, a Palo Alto, California-based learning solution via mobile for low-skilled workers, brought $1.5m up in seed funding.

The round was driven by Lumina Impact Ventures with support from Strada Education Innovation Fund, Partners Group Impact and Twilio.org Impact Fund.

The organization aim is to utilize the funds to enhance its workforce-related content and credentialing pathways, as well as advancing mobile technology for innovation.

Started in 2014 by Jessica Rothenberg-Aalami, CEO, Cell-Ed gives a versatile learning answer for low-skilled, low-proficient, low-wage laborers around the world. The organization has extended to offer lessons in language, digital literacy skills, job over voice and SMS on gadgets ranging from simple flip phones to information fueled cell phones.

Its customized and adaptable platform, courses and substance are utilized by Discovery, AT&T, the States of New York and Texas, SEIU, the Los Angeles Public Library and others.