Shezlong Raises $350k From 500 Startups, Endure Capital & HIMangel

SOURCE: Endure Capital - Shezlong Raises 350,000 $ From 500 Startups and Endure Capital in Bridge Round

Cairo-based mental health startup Shezlong has raised $350,000 in a Bridge Funding Round led by 500 Startups, Endure Capital, HIMangel, Hadeer Shalaby, ex Careem Egypt General Manager and Dubai-based angel investor Shiva Datawani.


Shezlong was also successful at joining the 2018 batch of 500 Startups’ global accelerator.


Founded in 2014 by Ahmed Abu Elhaz, an engineer and Mohammad ElShami, a psychiatrist, Shezlong enables users to find and speak to licensed psychiatry therapists through its web-based platform. The users can book 30 minute or one hour long sessions anonymously with these certified therapists to have a conversation with them through Shezlong’s chat or video conference.