These Asian tech startups have been raking up millions in investments during the pandemic

Economic statistics cannot keep up with the rate at which people are losing jobs all over the world as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The tech industry has been no different, as we have seen mass layoffs, especially in companies whose operations have been severely curtailed by lockdown measures, such as ride-hailing applications. However,Continue reading “These Asian tech startups have been raking up millions in investments during the pandemic”

Interview: Will edtech stay around after the pandemic?

Original article: KrASIA The launch of EduSpaze, Singapore‚Äôs first edtech accelerator, could not have come at a better time. In just a couple of months, approximately 1.58 billion students have been impacted by school closures, and teachers have had to adopt online teaching solutions swiftly. KrASIA discussed the situation with Niko Lindholm, program director ofContinue reading “Interview: Will edtech stay around after the pandemic?”

Online education void leaves millions without schooling in Japan

Many schools in other countries have been quick to put their students into new online arrangements following the COVID-19 pandemic. However, when Prime Minister Abe announced the sudden closure of schools from March 2, Japanese students were told to come back to school to pick up sheets of school work. For most schools in Japan,Continue reading “Online education void leaves millions without schooling in Japan”