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Korean startup Smatoos receives strategic investment from Miraeen Publishing
449일 전

Smatoos, the operator of BeNative Pro, an online business English and Chinese teaching service has secured a strategic investment from Miraeen, an educational content publisher and strategic investment company. BeNative Pro is a service teaching and providing an opportunity to practice the languages of English and Chinese and is delivered in China, Korea and Japan. The service is offered as part of employment training programs by large corporations, including Samsung, LG, SK…

How these 5 Korean startups are removing language barriers through technology to go global
484일 전

In Korea, like in many countries where English is not the lingua franca, there is an especially large gap when it comes to having the right words for an international audience. This language barrier comes in not only while traveling but also while conducting business internationally. More and more users are now relying on technology to help overcome language issues that they may face on a daily basis, while getting directions in…

This Korean Startup Brings Computer Science Education Into The Digtal Age
891일 전

The programming and Software education market is booming in Korea. Starting from next year, domestic software education will become mandatory for middle school students, and by 2018 it will become part of the national curriculum for elementary, middle and high school. And Korea is not the only nation focusing on this area, with governments across the globe aiming to bake computer science into standard education. For example, as of this September computer…

Simnik – The Education Service That Wants To Disrupt The Stagnant Education System
1353일 전

Disruptive technology is re-shaping most parts of our life, whether it’d be how we consume media, order taxis, handle our personal finances or drive our cars. Now it seems like the education market is set to follow in the path of other disruptive technologies. With MOOCs alarming the big universities around the world of a changing education landscape, other companies are focusing on the way we learn. Simnik is an educational technology…