πŸ““ Traditional Tutoring -> Transformative. South Asia EdTech 100

Tutoring companies bring diverse models to meet K12 demand for tackling learning recovery.

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This week's focus is Tutoring & Intelligent Tutoring Solutions, and we highlight the 2023 South Asia EdTech 100. Don't forget to check out the 2024 Global Education Outlook, and sign up for our new Daily Newsletters Chart of the Day and Impact Capital Markets.

πŸ“– Tutoring Solutions Landscape

With schools facing mounting pressure from learning losses and teacher shortages, tutoring initiatives are scaling up across the globe. Online tutoring has seen a surge, but concerns about inconsistent tutors and the lack of personal connection are leading to a shift towards in-person and blended models. Tutoring companies are adapting, opening physical centers and offering hybrid options. Ultimately, research suggests that the key to success lies in providing students with a persistent tutor who can build a rapport and offer effective support. Nevertheless, the tutoring landscape is evolving rapidly with the rise of digital platforms and new partnerships between education leaders, governments, and tutoring companies, bringing diverse tutoring models to the forefront.

HolonIQ Market Map - Tutoring Solutions

Market Map - Tutoring Solutions, Source: HolonIQ

Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS) powered by generative AI are emerging as promising solutions to accelerate academic recovery and personalize education.

Tutoring companies, recognizing the potential of this technology, are increasingly investing in developing AI-powered solutions. These Intelligent Tutoring Systems are platforms, chatbots and robots that promise to offer students real-time feedback and personalized instruction, adapting to their individual needs and learning styles. This technology, once a distant dream, is now becoming a reality thanks to advancements in generative AI. Leading tutoring companies like Chegg, Khan Academy, GoStudent, Pearson, Nerdy, and Kyron Learning are already incorporating AI tutors alongside human support, making personalized education a more attainable goal. As education leaders increasingly seek proven solutions for improving outcomes, the potential of tutoring, both human and AI-powered, is undeniable.

πŸ“Š Charts Spotlight - Perception of Effective Tutoring Models

High Dosage Tutoring is perceived by US schools as the most effective type of tutoring program for K12 learners.

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πŸ“Š 2024 Global Education Outlook

Just a few weeks ago, we launched the 2024 Global Education Outlook, HolonIQ's annual analysis of the global education economy, presenting over 180 pages of detailed market data, investment & analysis, strategic shifts and trends in education. Download the extract or purchase the full report. You may also be interested in our Global Economic OutlookGlobal Climate Tech Outlook and Global Health Tech Outlook.

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🎒 HolonIQ Tutoring Stock Index and rollercoaster returns.

HolonIQ tracks over 300 listed education companies and has the most comprehensive coverage of education acquisitions and investments. We powered the world's first Education Technology ETF and soon we launch a range of Stock Indices to track the daily performance of early Childhood, K12, EdTech, Tutoring and Test Prep and Higher Education companies worldwide.

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HolonIQ Tutoring Stock Index. The index has been on a general upward trend since the beginning of July, increasing by 30%. Chinese tutoring stocks have managed a strong recovery after the government crackdown on private tutoring in 2021, where most overhauled their business, shifting from academic to non-academic tutoring focusing on students' overall education. Moreover, North American counterparts like Nerdy, Inc., commenced providing numerous state-level tutoring programs, while Chegg and Khan Academy launched generative AI-powered tutoring and teaching assistants in the last year.

πŸ† South Asia EdTech 100

Each year, HolonIQ identifies the 1000 most promising EdTech startups globally. Region by region we build a picture of each market and how technology is being used in education, from PreK to Lifelong Upskilling. Drawing on the HolonIQ Platform, along with perspectives from market experts in each region, analysts from our Education Intelligence Unit consider which segments are in demand, where capital is flowing, the products and models gaining traction and characteristics of the leadership team. This week we are featuring the most promising EdTech startups in South Asia.

HolonIQ Market Map - 2023 South Asia EdTech 100

Source: HolonIQ

πŸ’° Education Deals of the Week

HolonIQ actively monitors and tracks capital flow in the Education market, spanning across all regions and transaction categories. Subscribe to our Daily Capital Markets newsletter to peruse the top deals for each day.

πŸ’° Funding

🧠 South Korean AI-based learning platform Elice Inc. raised $14.9M, planning to build an extensive infrastructure for AI education and research.

πŸ’³ Education-focused fintech startup Varthana raised $14M to expand its financial support to a wider network of private schools in India.

πŸ–₯️ Madrid-based learning platform Leemons raised $1.6M to expand its recruitment efforts and go-to-market strategy.

πŸ’Ό Acquisitions

πŸ—‚οΈ UK-based Juniper Education acquired Bulgarian education management platform Shkolo.

🌐 Language learning platform StudyLingua acquired French-Swiss language travel agency Aventure Linguistique.


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