London's MyTutor secures £15M to promote online private tutoring to more students in UK and beyond

UK-based edtech Tutorful picks £3M funding to help parents and students find online tutors instantly

London-based edtech startup Cypher gets £422K boost to teach kids across the globe how to code

Gojek’s GoSend courier drivers plan strike to protest reduced incentives

Drivers say their income from bonuses would be slashed by 50% under the new scheme.

Startups roll out measures to assist employees amid the second wave of COVID-19 in India

Startups such as Urban Company, Paytm, and Byju’s have set up relief funds to help employees impacted by COVID-19.

Temasek, DBS, JP Morgan to launch global payments platform on blockchain

Partior aims to address the need for efficient digital clearing and settlement solutions across the banking industry.

Tuning In | Janeen Uzzell on empowering women and fighting biases on Wikipedia

Wikipedia strives to have content creators from diverse backgrounds, says Uzzel, COO of the Wikimedia Foundation.

Mitsubishi taps phone location data for Indonesia smart city

Trading house invests in Tokyo startup that analyzes flows of people.

Deloitte Insights Series | Healthtech and edtech: Southeast Asia’s new frontiers

As the COVID-19 pandemic forces businesses in Southeast Asia to adapt, the intersection of technology and two key industries in the region, healthcare and education, are burgeoning.

ByteDance to boost education business with 13,000 new hires

The TikTok owner is determined to get a slice of China’s booming online education market.

KEY STAT | Edtech firm GSX reports revenue increase as expenses widen

The company was the target of multiple short-seller attacks early last year.

KEY STAT | Edtech Youdao doubles its revenue in 2020 in robust online market

Operating expenses rose as Youdao was caught in intense competition in China’s online education sector.

Online Education in China: A Year of Fire and Ice [Morning Briefing Ep 1]

KrASIA’s fortnightly Morning Briefing provided a comprehensive look at China’s online education sector, covering business models, key observations and a case study.

Sequoia Capital co-leads USD 12.5 million round in India’s HR-tech startup Apna

Currently, the company is present in seven Indian cities and is looking to enter Southeast Asia and the US market.

Tuning In | It’s never too early to bring up tough conversations with children, says co-founders of Maro Parents

The co-founders of Maro Parents believe that preventive education can mitigate many public health crises.

Tuning In | Dr. Paul Wood on how studying in prison changed his life and mindset

Author of ‘How to Escape from Prison, Dr. Paul Wood talks about studying and education in prison, and his life after.

VIPKid downsizes group class platform Dami Wangxiao

Only math classes running until June are still available on Dami’s platform.