Founders: Abdulaziz AlSaeed, Mohammed Aldhalaan
The Middle East's 50 Most-Funded Startups
Rank: #13

Noon Academy

Country: Saudi Arabia
Funding: $21.6 million
Investors: Raed venture, STV, NFX, SVC, SFX, Alturky holding and angel investors
Founded In: 2013
Online learning platform

Noon Academy provides an online learning community that enables students to engage with peers and tutors. It offers virtual classrooms and live group study sessions. The Saudi startup has registered over 6.9 million students on its platform to date. Noon was first launched in Saudi Arabia, then Egypt, and has recently expanded to Oman, Kuwait, Iraq, Jordan, and India. In June 2020, Noon raised $13 million in a pre-Series B funding round. It plans to connect 50 million students and tutors globally by 2023.