EdTech

Edtech startup raises US$12,000 in pre-seed funding from 1337 Ventures, Amanz 
Cikguu, an education-tech startup, has emerged victorious from a cohort of 71 teams to receive US$12,000 (RM 50,000) in funding. 
FutureLab raises US$478k Pre-A funding led by Sarawak Digital Economy Corporation
FutureLab, an online mentorship platform, and edtech social enterprise announced that it has secured US$478,000 in Pre-Series A funding in a round led by Sarawak Digital Economy Corporation.
Logitech launches AI-based whiteboard camera for work, learning
The Logitech Scribe uses AI to broadcast whiteboard content clearly into video meetings
Indonesian edtech, Zenius raises undisclosed Pre-Series B round
Indonesian edtech, Zeniues, is using the new funds to meet its rapidly growing customer demands.
Edtech startup Youthopia and its outcome-based learning
Cofounder of Youthopia, Manu Menon, shares his plans for the platform and how its bite-sized learning modules promote the 4Cs – critical thinking, communication, creativity and collaboration
#MyDigitalMaker Virtual Fair 2020 attracts 19k visitors, sets path towards accelerating youth digital readiness in Malaysia
The first virtual version of MDEC’s annual event is a week-long event of workshops, webinars and competitions aimed at future-proofing careers of today’s Malaysian youths. One can say that it went well.
Cialfo raises US$3mil in Series A funding
Becomes Singapore’s top-funded edtech startup with total funding to date at over US$5 million.
Global VC investment comes roaring back with mega deals: KPMG
VC investment in Asia skyrockets, reaching US$12.7 billion; China rebounds from 1Q17 with resurgence of mega-deals.
Snapask raises US$5mil Pre-A Series to fund business expansion into SEA
Kejora Ventures, backed by the Charoen Pokphand Family, Meitu chairman Cai Wensheng and Welight Capital, founded by former Tencent executives, participated in this funding round.
Singapore edtech startup Cialfo raises undisclosed pre-Series A
Singapore-based education technology startup Cialfo has raised an undisclosed amount in pre-Series A funding, in a round led by Singapore-based Govin Capital.
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