Singapore’s largest edtech platform Geniebook expands in Vietnam

10:26 | 22/08/2022 Companies

Geniebook, Singapore’s largest EdTech platform for English, Mathematics and Science (EMS) syllabi, is continuing its expansion in Vietnam with a new local office and a renewed mission to foster 1 million changemakers in one of Asia’s most dynamic markets.  

Geniebook is known for incorporating cutting-edge technology, most notably artificial intelligence, in its efforts to create an effective and accessible learning platform. The company’s main offering is a powerful suite of online learning products to help students accelerate their academic improvement for subjects including English, Chinese, Mathematics, and Science, all of which are based on Singapore’s national curriculum for primary and secondary school levels. These products include GenieSmart, an AI-personalized worksheet generator with documented improvements by 90 percent of participating students after attempting eight worksheets; GenieClass, a streaming platform for live online classes with over 100 lessons scheduled each week across all subjects and levels; and GenieAsk, an online moderated chat platform connecting groups of 50 students with representative Geniebook teachers for academic help and discussions.

singapores largest edtech platform geniebook expands in vietnam

Neo Zhizhong, Co-founder and CEO of Geniebook, presented Geniebook's inspirational journey and meaningful mission on August 18, in Ho Chi Minh City

Since the start of 2019, Geniebook has achieved impressive revenue growth of over 2,000 percent, with a fast-growing user base of over 220,000 in Southeast Asia. In Vietnam alone, the company’s revenue has grown three times over compared to figures from 2020. In October 2021, Geniebook reported that it raised $16.6 million in Series A funding led by East Ventures and Lightspeed Venture Partners, with participation by angel investors.

Neo Zhizhong, Geniebook Co-founder & CEO, said: “From personalized worksheets for targeted improvement, animated presentations and interactive demonstrations to a gamified rewards system, these features make Geniebook an unstoppable flywheel of improvement.”

Geniebook’s guiding purpose is to help students learn a thousand times faster so they can become confident contributors to society. Notably for Vietnam, Geniebook is on a mission to better equip local students with the academic knowledge necessary to secure a brighter future for themselves, and foster a generation of determined changemakers able to shape the world around them according to their shared vision.

Geniebook is pioneering the future of learning with personalization and innovations designed to build these vital 21st century skills beyond academic improvement. For instance, Geniebook students can learn from and with their peers in our academic communities, while personalized improvement dashboards encourage self-directed learning and content mastery, with support for gamification features like rewards and streaks to keep learners engaged. Other initiatives to deliver an engaging and effective means of supplementary education include hybrid O2O experiences, expert consultations for parents, annual nationwide Changemakers bootcamps, tech competitions and many more.

Alicia Cheong, Geniebook Co-founder & COO, said: “We are always eager to find more ways to help students reach their academic goals.”