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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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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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Global EdTech Markets EDUKWEST Academy

Key Global EdTech Markets: US, UK, India, China and Australia

Over the last few weeks I have been sharing my thoughts on the key differentiators in this sector and the spectrum of opportunities that the Ed Tech sector brings compared to other sectors in the context of really understanding the value creation dynamics. All these views, be they good, bad, boring or controversial are of course, my personal thoughts.

In my previous posts I talked about

1. Content vs. Technology;
2. Education vs. Technology;
3. User vs. Buyer;
4. Scale vs. Specialist; and,
5. Think Big.. Think Global

And now lets consider the dynamics at play in different markets…

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Phoenix E-Learning TAL Education Group FUNDED 10 2015 EDUKWEST

FUNDED: Phoenix E-Learning raises $30 million from TAL Education Group

Phoenix E-Learning Corporation has received a $30 million investment from TAL Education Group. Through the investment TAL Education will hold a 32% equity interest in the company.

Founded in 2003, Phoenix E-Learning operates zxxk.com, an online platform serving the Chinese K-12 sector. The portal is used in over 30,000 public schools totalling more than 15 million registered users.

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Reading List EdTech Asia EDUKWEST

Reading List: EdTech Asia

Today, Asia in all its variety is likely the most interesting market for education technology.

Although it is mostly China, with its dominance and enormous potential for growth, we hear about when it comes to massive investment rounds, it is lesser covered Asian countries, like Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam or Indonesia, that go through rapid development and quick evolution, which now have the potential to leapfrog some of their more mature Asian neighbors.

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