Peruvian EdTech firm Crehana has continued to experience rapid growth throughout the Covid-19 pandemic
Peruvian EdTech firm Crehana has over 2 million registered users and offers over 500 online courses in creative design. Demand for its courses has surged throughout the coronavirus pandemic and the firm is hoping to hire additional teachers to meet this growing demand. Earlier this month it raised capital (amount undisclosed) in an investment round led by Acumen Latam Capital Partners LLC. The other participants in the round were Dila Capital, Mountain Nazca México and Edventures. This brings the total investment in Crehano to more than USD $6.2 million.
Founded in 2014, Crehano operates across Latin America and the Spanish speaking world. It recently formed a partnership with adidas Originals to deliver online creativity and design courses via Instagram until the 24th June. Further details on the full range of available courses is available by following this link: https://www.instagram.com/crehanacom/
60 Decibels, a research company that specialises in impact measurement released a study indicating that 80% of Crehana students apply what they learn in their workplace and 63% of graduates realise that the courses improve their employability. It was also determined that 55-65 year olds are spending the most time learning new skills on its website at this time.
“ We´re facing a moment in time that we all will remember: massive acceleration of digital usage in the Latam… For us, it is extremely important to have the support of companies with a long history and who have the same vision as Crehana, by continuing to bet and providing an education with quality content, forming a strong community of students who generate their own businesses and continue to strengthen their knowledge during this crisis that strikes everyone… ” Diego Olcese, CEO, Crehana