EdTech

Vietnamese EdTech startup NativeX raises $4M in seed round co-led by Ansible Ventures and Blueprint Ventures

NativeX, a Vietnam-based EdTech startup, has secured $4million in total funding within just eight months since its launch. The firm has raised $1.5 million from angel investors through SAFE instruments in June 2023, and it now completes its seed round for an additional $2.5 million.

South Korea’s Elice raises $14.9M in Series C round led by Vertex Growth

Elice Inc. (Elice), South Korea’s upcoming artificial intelligence (AI)-powered educational platform company, has raised a KRW 20 billion ($14.9 million) Series C round. The new funding is led by Vertex Growth, a growth-stage venture capital fund anchored by Vertex Holdings, a subsidiary of the global investment company Temasek.

Softbank-backed Riiid acquires South Korean edtech firm Qualson

Riiid Inc., a Softbank Vision Fund-backed artificial intelligence (AI) education technology company, announced Thursday the acquisition of Qualson Co Ltd., a leading English language learning and content provider based in South Korea.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Human Intelligence (HI) in the future of education

The future of #education hinges on the collaborative efforts of human educators and #AI. Together, they create an educational ecosystem that leverages the strengths of each, ensuring that students are not only equipped with knowledge but also possess the essential skills and attributes needed to thrive in a future where human qualities play a pivotal role.

Baby Shark creator The Pinkfong Company partners TinyTap to develop early learning, entertainment in digital space

The Pinkfong Company, a South-Korea based entertainment company behind “Baby Shark,” has partnered with TinyTap, a edtech platform for user-generated educational games of Hong Kong-based gaming firm Animoca Brands, to develop early learning, entertainment in digital space.

This Malaysian startup aims to address ‘screen time crisis’ among kids

Carrots&Cake is a parental control learning app, focusing on the science behind how kids interact with tech in order to try and change their behavior and build healthy habits.

QuantaSing expands global presence with acquisition of Kelly’s Education

Chinese online service provider QuantaSing Group Limited has on Tuesday announced its acquisition of Kelly's Education, an online language education platform headquartered in Hong Kong. This transaction signifies QuantaSing's entry into the global online education market and the language learning sector.

Kedaara Capital invests in Indian ed-tech firm K12 Techno Services

K12 Techno Services Private Limited (K12 Techno), a an education and technology services provider in India, has on Thursday announced an investment from Kedaara Capital, for a significant minority stake in the company.

Open Campus, TinyTap, Code Green join forces to fight climate change through innovative educational initiatives

Open Campus, a community-led protocol for educators, content creators, parents, and students, and TinyTap, an edtech subsidiary of Hong Kong-based gaming firm Animoca Brands, have on Thursday announced a strategic partnership with Code Green, the trailblazing Web3 organization driven by a commitment to the planet's health. The collaboration aims to help…

Indian Disprz raises $30M Series C funding from Lumos Capital, 360 ONE and others to fuel global expansion

Disprz, an India-based enterprise software as a service (SaaS) learning and skilling platform, announced Monday that it has raised $30 million in its Series C funding round. The round was led by Lumos Capital Group and 360 ONE Asset (IIFL) with participation from Kae Capital, KOIS and Dallas Venture Capital.