But, we are more excited about the news of transforming learning processes for our customers
But, we are more excited about the news of transforming learning processes for our customers
Education used to be simple. Students gather in a classroom, and a teacher comes in to impart his or her knowledge. Books supplement what is provided by the teacher. At the end of the day, the students take tests and submit assignments so the teacher can see whether they have learned their lessons. The following day, they do it all over again. Soon the teacher hands out a final grade.
Aspiring entrepreneurs Shivanu Shukla and Ashwin Singh had toyed with the idea of starting an Indian restaurant while they were working at consulting firm Frost & Sullivan in Shaw Towers, where many people throng to watch Bollywood movies.
Education Technology has been around for decades and evolved in form and function. Depending on definition and what is included, the market size for education technology today is worth billions of dollars. Its market potential is much larger, and there is significant venture capital money poured into EdTech startups attempting to find a solution to tackle some challenges in education, from improving access and efficiency, to efficacy and outcomes.
Addressing gaps in employee training programs, to looking beyond traditional approaches to learning using LMS, Shivanu Shukla, CEO and Co-Founder of Teamie shares his views exclusively with HR in Asia on why organizations across the globe should look at collaborative approaches to learning to facilitate better employee engagement and talent retention.
Teamie's Shivanu Shukla explains that the private learning platform helps to encourage interaction between students which boosts student engagement.
Listen to the the chat 938Live had with Shivanu Shukla, CEO & Co-Founder of Teamie to gain insight into the trends of the education & training industry and how social and collaborative learning is disrupting traditional e-Learning.
How can social, mobile and cloud technology be used to transform education? SJI International School in Singapore has implemented a new platform known as Teamie, to create a collaborative virtual learning environment for the school. With a social network-like newsfeed and workspace, the platform allows students and teachers to ask questions, discuss topics, share resources and work collaboratively on projects.
Teamie, a social mobile learning platform in Asia Pacific, has recently secured S$1.5 million (US$1.1 million) in its pre-Series A funding. ACP, a Singapore-based venture capital firm, together with Spring Seeds Capital, led the pre-Series A investment round along with investments from Phystech Ventures and an angel investor.
Industry Analyst firm Ovum, in their report published on 29th September 2015 - Ovum Decision Matrix: Selecting Online Learning Platforms for Higher Education 2015-2016, have featured Teamie as a Market Challenger and the only player from Asia Pacific that made it to the list.
Teamie is gaining ground in Asia's education and corporate enterprise market. Teamie fills a gap in the market in Asia for institutions seeking a local, more accessible option with local pricing. The Teamie platform's social networking feel makes it familiar and easy to use for students.
Teamie is a learning platform that lets student connect with their classmates and teachers, discuss and ask questions, work and collaborate on projects, and success their school virtually. Founders say that Teamie aims to make learning more social, fun, and engaging; drive teacher productivity by allowing mobile and web access to grading tools and learning discussions beyond the physical classroom; and leverage the cloud to offer a subscription service that is affordable, manageable with their limited IT resources, and not cost-prohibitive.
Teamie, a local startup founder by Shivanu Shukla & Ashwin Singh, intends to address several challenges that the education sector currently faces including low student engagement, teacher productivity and quality, communication and transparency of information with stakeholders, and high cost of information technology solutions. Starting as a learning platform in 2011, Teamie has evolved its features to let users connect with classmates and teachers to discuss and ask questions, work and collaborate on projects, and access the school virtually.
After all the coffee, snacks, and code-crunching that more than 600 developers went through at the 24-hour hackathon at Startup Asia Bandung, came the highly-anticipated demo day. All the developers had the chance to present their products to the 11 challenge sponsors, and the top teams then did a 90-second pitch in front of the whole audience – and our judges – at the Startup Arena segment.
Seus usuários trocam mensagens, compartilham fotos e comentam atividades recentes. Até parece o Facebook, mas não é. Nesse território, os usuários têm um único assunto: educação. São as chamadas redes sociais educativas. Elas funcionam como uma rede social virtual, mas são mais seguras – o que agrada professores e escolas – e tornam o aprendizado mais interessante para a geração que já nasceu conectada à internet.
The SiTF 30th Anniversary Gala Dinner and Awards 2012 was successfully held on 30 August 2012 at Marina Bay Sands with near 700 guests witnessed the accredition of winners of SiTF Awards. Mr Lawrence Wong, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts, and Ministry of Education graced the event as the Guest-of-Honour.
No more "my dog at my homework" excuses as assignents go online. Local startup brings you a cloud-based platform that makes learning even more fun. The Education sector faces several challenges such as low student engagement, teacher productivity and quality, communication & transparency of information with stakeholders, and high cost of IT solutions and here's where Teamie comes in.
SINGAPORE — The newest catchphrase in online education is social learning. Several start-up companies have begun offering cloud-based platforms that combine education and social media. Companies like Teamie, based in Singapore, provide software that lets teachers create, share and manage academic content, and also let students collaborate on assignments on platforms that are similar to the "walls" used on Facebook.
Many of you likely remember Teamie, the winner of our Startup Arena competition this past February. With a goal of fusing social and learning into one, the Singapore-based startup has been making good progress since we last saw them, and today we have a brief update.
Teamie is a cloud-based social learning platform that harnesses the power of social networking to make learning collaborative & fun. Teamie has a layer of social collaboration on top of easy learning management tools and added an analytics engine to provide insights and recommendations to improve the learning process and performance. Teamie creates a structured social network that is safe, and creates collaborative "classrooms" for students, teachers with access to parents & management.
A version of this story originally appeared on SGEntrepreneurs and is published here with permission. This week's DEMO Asia saw several startups pitch new ways to gamify real life. Keith Ng at GameMaki challenged the audience to put away their mobile games for real-world challenges. He asked them to take a picture with a DEMO friend and put it up on the GameMaki app, which allows people to see what interesting challenges are taking place around them and easily join in by snapping a picture of the completed activity.
Want to sell your business idea? Asian start-ups got a chance last week at the Startups in Asia event. HELLEN TAN reports Teamie, a learning management start-up, has bagged bragging rights and the US$10,000 (S$12,500) first prize in a competition in the inaugural Startups in Asia event here. A total of 19 start-ups pitched their ideas and business plans to venture capitalists, who judged them at last week's event. The cash was icing on the cake for Teamie's co-founder and chief executive, Mr Shivanu Shukla.
There were plenty of distractions at Startups in Asia, the first-ever tech startup event organized by Asian tech blog Penn Olson — including a couple of Kimono-clad ladies and helpers in tight skirts. But the star of the show remained the Startup Arena, a pitching competition where 19 startups vied for the top prize of a US$10,000 check, as well as some Lenovo laptops and Nokia Lumia 800 mobile phones.
This post is a part of our coverage of Startups in Asia (Singapore), Penn Olson's first tech conference. A full 19 startups entered our Startup Arena competition, but only one comes out alive… Well, with a huge cheque for US$10,000. And the winner is… Teamie. The educational collaboration platform was deemed the startup most disruptive and with the most potential in terms of revenue and scope. Take a look at Teamie's startup pitch, which they presented yesterday, to see what you make of it. It's not just about cash and glory, they also win some great kit: Lenovo E220s laptops, Nokia Lumia 800 Windows Phones, a SkySQL premium subscription package, and an Amazon Kindle Fire with $1,200 worth of credit.
Penn-Olson announced today that Teamie has won this year's Startups in Asia Singapore Startup Arena competition. Teamie, a social learning platform, will take home the grand prize (US $10,000) as well as Lenovo E220s laptops, Nokia Lumia 800 Windows Phones, a SkySQL premium subscription package, and a Kindle Fire with $1,200 of credit.
Singapore-based startup Teamie (represented by Shivanu Shukla and Ashwin Singh) presented its vision to leverage the internet to solve problems in education. While developments in social, mobile, and the cloud have revolutionized many aspects of our lives, they say, these advancements have yet to really have a great effect on the field of education.