Posts Tagged: education



New education site in China turns to students to make the lessons

China has a new, video-based online learning site that’s different to other startups in this burgeoning sector.

  • July 24, 2014
  • at 1:40 pm
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Zenius wants to put more tech into the way Indonesians learn online

July is a busy month for education institutions and education-related business in Indonesia. The country’s school year begins this month a...

  • July 23, 2014
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Baidu invests in test prep site as China’s internet giants vie for quality education content

Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent are racing to amass the broadest and highest quality library of educational courses.

  • July 7, 2014
  • at 5:52 pm
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This startup wants to make Singapore’s rigid, expensive education system accessible and free to everyone

This startup wants to make Singapore’s rigid, expensive education system accessible and free to everyone

Edusnap wants to make the simple act of asking questions free of charge for all students.

  • June 4, 2014
  • at 10:25 am
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Games invade school in Visual Math’s grade-school math app

As a millennial, you probably grew up playing games. They were an integral part of recreation, and, as technology developed, also a big part...

  • May 9, 2014
  • at 8:00 pm
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Daily Themes - A place to write better

This startup gives non-native English writers instant data insights and expert feedback to improve their prose

The best way to learn to write is to write, but a little coaching never hurts either. That's the premise behind Shanghai-based startup Daily...

  • May 9, 2014
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This startup hopes to wipe out China’s shoddy admissions counselors, and it just netted $400K in funding

ChaseFuture, a Shanghai-based, globally-focused education startup, has secured seed funding of US $400,000. The round was completed by a ser...

  • April 25, 2014
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This Lenovo-funded startup connects English teachers with learners in China

Haowaijiao focuses on Chinese adults who want to learn English online. In a country where English classes in schools place too much emphasis...

  • April 8, 2014
  • at 8:29 pm
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A dilemma over Indonesia’s curriculum that “removes” IT studies in schools

Did you know that Indonesian schools no longer offer IT (information technology and communication) curriculum since last July? The move has ...

  • March 19, 2014
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Flipkart’s new elearning category makes it as easy to search for courses as it is to find books

Browsing through, finding, and registering for an online course has just become as easy as buying a book. India’s largest e-commerce marke...

  • July 24, 2014
  • at 9:57 am
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How a wandering two-legged LinkedIn gives a helping hand to startups in India

Subhendu Panigrahi, co-founder of Indian company Venturesity, is the ultimate connector startups look for when they want to hire techies.

  • July 18, 2014
  • at 1:27 pm
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Here’s how this online higher education portal slowly but steadily conquered 27 countries globally

A hunger for success made this team work harder, faster, and leaner, with spectacular results.

  • June 27, 2014
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Mana.bo wants to shake up the $10 billion Japanese cram school industry with online tutoring

Tokyo-based online education startup Mana.bo is aiming to disrupt Japan’s deeply entrenched juku market by moving lessons online.

  • June 3, 2014
  • at 3:17 pm
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To stop so many students dropping out of high school, Indonesia will let kids study online instead

The objective of this new program is to try stop so many teenagers dropping out of Indonesia’s upper high school system. Over five million...

  • May 9, 2014
  • at 6:51 pm
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Coursera picks up steam in China as more students take MOOCs on mobile

China downloads the Coursera Android app more than any other country, and it's the number two country in terms of iOS download apps.

  • May 6, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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Crowdsourced homework helper Brainly brings the answers to Asia

Crowdsourced homework helper Brainly brings the answers to Asia

Crowdsourced homework helper Brainly is now rolling out country-specific sites for several Asian nations.

  • April 15, 2014
  • at 6:40 pm
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ClassDo is a complete virtual classroom that gets out of the way

"ClassDo believes that technology cannot replace teachers, technology has to empower teachers instead," says ClassDo CEO Chiew Farn Chung.

  • March 25, 2014
  • at 9:08 am
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Tencent versus Alibaba: a complete guide to an increasingly fierce rivalry (INFOGRAPHIC)

Tencent (HKG:0700) is the world’s fourth largest web company, and Alibaba is on the verge of history’s largest tech IPO. Both o...

  • March 19, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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