News from Nexford
N2A2 interviews Nexford CEO on the value of professional development in a digitally mobile age
Nexford University: Learning Entrepreneurship From A Harvard Business School Expert
Aspiring entrepreneurs can learn about the recurring patterns that can be anticipated and avoided.
Nexford raises $10.8m for expansion plans
The university will use the money raised to fuel its regional expansion plans particularly in Asia, continue building products to deliver skills employers are looking for, and expand its B2B offerings.
Nexford University Raises $10.8M to Scale its Flexible Remote Learning Platform
With the new funding, Nexford has raised a total of $15.3 million to date. The company has raised $4.5 million in its seed funding round in 2019.
According to Noor Sweid, General Partner at Global Ventures, Nexford University is redressing the mismatch between the supply of talent and the demands of today’s digital economy. “We are thrilled to partner with Fadl and the Nexford team on their journey toward expanding access to universal quality higher education in emerging markets,” she said.
Nexford University lands $10.8M pre-Series A to scale its flexible remote learning platform
Over the past few years, there has been the emergence of a number of alternative credential providers trying to provide students with the necessary skills to earn and make a living. Nexford University is one of such platforms, and today, it has a closed $10.8 million pre-Series A funding round.
Democratising access to education in Egypt
Known to improve performance, supplemental learning enhances learning outcomes. By filling in the gaps in the education offered in both state and private schools, students score better on tests and improve their chances of entering college or finding jobs by making use of supplemental learning. Online learning also has the potential to reduce the skills gap and make university graduates more competitive and relevant in today’s digital workforce. Nexford, a fully virtual university, now allows students to earn world-recognised and accredited degrees at an affordable monthly fee.
#EarthDay 2021: For every student enrolled in this American university, a tree is planted in Africa
Nexford University, an online university based in Washington DC, announced that it would be planting a tree in India and Africa for every learner enrolled. As of February, the school has planted over 2,339 trees in its ‘Plant a Tree Initiative.’ In commemoration of the Earth Day on April 22, PREMIUM TIMES spoke with the founder of the school, Fadl Al Tarzi, on the initiative.
Graduating 200 MBA students a milestone for Nexford University – Country Director
Two hundred pioneer students recently bagged their Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Nexford University in Lagos in what has been described as a milestone for the institution.
Nigerian couple celebrate after graduating at the same time despite going through challenges
Two lovebirds have celebrated their wins on social media after bagging MBA at the same time despite the many challenges that came their way.
Ezekwesili, others canvass PPP in tertiary education funding
Advisory board member of Nexford University, Mrs Obiageli Ezekwesili, has canvassed public-private partnership in Nigeria’s education sector. The country’s former Minister of Education said this at the graduation of the university’s first class of Nigerian MBA students.
Lagos Graduation, March 2021
We were delighted to hold our first local graduation ceremony in Lagos this March. There our MBA graduates from 2020/2021 got to meet the Nexford team, fellow graduates, listen to keynote speakers — Dr Oby Ezekwesili, Ituah Ighodalo & Iyin Aboyeji — and celebrate their achievements together. We salute them and their achievements.
Employability outcomes in focus at online unis
“We actually developed a big data approach to using artificial intelligence,” said Fadl Al Tarzi, founder and CEO of Nexford University, which was founded two years ago and offers 100% online classes.
Kevin McFadgen: Washington DC’s adult learner with a big heart
When the global pandemic happened, Kevin McFadgen knew his opportunity had arrived: earn the bachelor’s degree he has always dreamed of
Nexford wins at the Global Brands Awards 2020
Nexford was named the ‘Most Innovative Higher Education Brand, US’ at the Global Brands Awards 2020
Sterling Bank Unveils Work, Study Programme for School Leavers
Understanding that an investment in knowledge pays the best interests, the bank recently signed an agreement with Washington DC-based Nexford University by sponsoring secondary school leavers in Nigeria to earn international undergraduate degrees under a maximum duration of three years. To also gain hands-on expertise, they will be concurrently engaged by Sterling Bank to serve in specific capacities in a work-study arrangement.
Nexford University Launches INR 1.4 Cr Startup Funding For Its Graduates
The Washington DC-based university unveils Entrepreneurship Scholarship and INR 1.4 Crore funding opportunity for scholarship graduates.
Nexford University launches $200k startup funding for its graduates
The Washington DC-based university unveils Entrepreneurship Scholarship and $200,000 funding opportunity for scholarship graduates.
10 Entrepreneurs Share Their Most Important Early Business Decisions
While entrepreneurs can learn a lot by looking at where they went wrong in building their businesses, it can be even more powerful and insightful to study and learn from what they did right. We asked a panel of Young Entrepreneur Council members to share the important decisions they made early in their startup journeys that they believe contributed to their present-day success. Here are the choices they feel have helped most in their growth.
Hassan Allam partners up with US’s Nexford University to invest in Egypt youth
“As a key player in the Egyptian market for over eight decades, investing in human capital is part and parcel of our sustainable growth strategy,” said Amr Allam, Co-CEO of Hassan Allam Holding. “Directly helping people in the community in which we do business gain important career-advancement skills is fundamental to our nation’s growth story.”