Dubai’s Amanat invests in US-based edtech firm BEGiN

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Dubai’s education and healthcare investment firm Amanat Holdings has made a Dhs18.4m ($5m) investment in BEGiN, a US-based education technology company. The Edtech company behind the early learning programme HOMER, BEGiN is focused on early childhood education via a platform aimed at children between two and eight years of age. As part of the investment, Amanat becomes BEGiN’s principal strategic partner in the MENA region, leveraging its industry expertise and network to help drive growth in the region. Amanat joins investors, such as LEGO Ventures, Sesame Workshop, Gymboree Play & Music, 3One4 Capital, Trustbridge Partners and Interlock Partners. “BEGiN is partnering with the largest, most recognised brands in international children’s education, entertainment, and technology to reimagine the early learning journey starting with parents and children at home,” said Neal Shenoy, CEO and co-founder of more...