Takestep, has announced in a statement that it has raised an undisclosed seed round investment from two angel investors; Dr. Mohamed Hossam Khedr who will be joining Takestep as a Managing Partner, and another Egyptian angel investor.
The startup was founded in 2018, and through its specialized platform that supports addiction cases in the Middle East, has been helping over 15,000 patients to recover, and steer clear of relapsing, through 24/7 counselling services via its patient-centric web and mobile platforms.
Takestep will be using this investment to actively expand its operations to the GCC countries, after having validated their business model in Egypt and the United States.
“We’re very excited about closing this investment round, and proud of the unfailing trust our investors have in us,” Mohamed Khashaba, CEO of TakeStep, says. “We look forward to further developing our technology and operations in order to help more patients in the region on their road to recovery.”
“This is truly an exciting time for TakeStep. I am personally thrilled about joining this exceptional team, and cannot wait to see how the company will grow in the coming months,” Dr. Mohamed Khedr, Managing Partner at TakeStep, said. “TakeStep is very intelligently using technology to transform patients’ healing processes, and has a significant impact on the community.”
According to the statement, the startup has launched several initiatives to provide the needed mental support to more than 260,000 beneficiaries in Egypt.