EdTech

SMU and Synagie partner to upskill and plug skill gaps in Southeast Asia’s ecommerce and tech workforce

Synagie and Singapore Management University (SMU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today to co-develop continuing education and training programs. The programs are…

Indonesia career preparation EdTech MySkill secures Seed funding from East Ventures

MySkill, an EdTech startup that focuses on career preparation for youths, announced today that it has secured an undisclosed amount of seed funding from East Ventures, the leading…

Singapore EdTech firm Cialfo secures a further $20M Series B funding led by Tiger Global

Singapore-based EdTech company Cialfo on Thursday announced it has secured a further $20 million in funding as part of a Series B extension led by United States-based investment…

Indian EdTech firm Emeritus secures $350M debt financing from CPP Investments

Emeritus, an India-based EdTech firm, said Tuesday it has secured $350 million in debt financing from Canada Pension Plan Investment Board CPP Investments through its subsidiary…

Australia’s Language Confidence raises $1.5M in seed funding from Wavemaker Partners and Investible

Language Confidence, an Australia-based artificial intelligence (AI) language firm, announced Wednesday it has raised $1.5 million seed round to automate the teaching and testing…

Indonesian edtech firm Zenius acquires tutoring services provider Primagama

Zenius, an Indonesia-based edtech firm, has acquired Primagama, one of the biggest tutoring services in Indonesia. Zenius said in a statement on Tuesday that Primagama has…

Hong Kong edtech firm OnMyGrad lines up a pre-seed round by 500 Global to supercharge campus recruitment in Southeast Asia

OnMyGrad, a Hong Kong-based talent solution SaaS platform for campus recruitment and talent onboarding, has closed a pre-seed funding from 500 Global. “Over the past 3 quarters,…

Taiwan online tutoring innovator AmazingTalker secures $15.5M Series A funding

AmazingTalker, a Taiwan-based tutoring innovator, said Wednesday it has received $15.5 million in Series A funding led by CDIB Capital, with participation from JAFCO Asia and…

Tencent Cloud partners with KinderWorld to develop smart Campus in Southeast Asia

China's Tencent Cloud announced Thursday its collaboration with Singapore education and training provider KinderWorld International Group (KinderWorld) in the areas of smart…

What matters in EduTech is whether tech helps solve problems and make life easier, says Edusuite’s Niel Dagondon [ORIGIN Innovation Awards Q&A]

The education sector has been one of the hardest-hit by the pandemic, particularly when governments restricted movements and public gatherings. Schools had to quickly adopt…