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EdTech Market Brief China Q2 2016 EDUKWEST

EdTech Market Brief China Q2 2016

In 2015 China lead the edtech headlines with huge funding announcements. After a healthy first quarter we saw things cooling down during the second quarter. Are these the first signs of a Chinese edtech bubble?

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Edukasyon.ph EdTech Startup Profile EDUKWEST

Edukasyon.ph – EdTech Startup Profile

Name: Edukasyon.ph
Website: www.edukasyon.ph
Headquarters: Makati City, Philippines
Vertical: K-12, Higher Education, Career
Tech: Web App

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EdTech Market Brief China Q1 2016 EDUKWEST

EdTech Market Brief China Q1 2016

While some tech outlets have been reporting on a possible drought for edtech startups due to shrinking investor interest in western markets, Asia appears to be headed in the exact opposite opposite direction.

The enthusiasm for all things edtech, fueled by all the different stakeholders, likely makes Asia the most dynamic market for education technology right now.

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HelloTalk Mobile Language Learners HEDLINE EDUKWEST 04 2016

HelloTalk Racks Up 3 Million Mobile Language Learners

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The upcoming shutdown of the once leading language learning community Livemocha shows that the technological platform a product is based on is as crucial to the success and survival as the offering itself. Livemocha missed the trend of mobile device based language learning and consequently lost its market share and appeal to consumers.

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Reading List Education Market Overview South Korea EDUKWEST

Reading List: Education Market Overview South Korea

South Korea’s education system has been the envy of many western governments. The country managed to transform itself from mass illiteracy to global economic powerhouse in less than two generations. Its students consistently rank in the top 5 for PISA test results, and the country has a 93% high school graduation rate. 82% of these graduates go on to university.

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