About Us
Founded in 2013,
VIPKID's mission is to provide the American elementary school experience to Chinese children—all from the comfort of their homes. VIPKID provides one-on-one, fully immersive lessons in its online classroom. VIPKID’s curriculum is proprietary and aligned to the U.S. Common Core State Standards.
Because of
its innovative business model,
platform and curriculum, VIPKID has won awards, such as the Shengjing Top 21 Global Innovation Award in 2015, the US-China Entrepreneurship Leader Award in 2014, Sina’s China’s Most Valuable Online education brand and best teachers award in 2015, and Tencent's China's Most powerful education brand in 2015. In April 2016, VIPKID became the official provider of the TOEFL Primary assessment in China.
VIPKID is
venture backed by top investors,
such as Innovation Works, Sequoia Capital, Matrix Partners, H Capital and Northern Light Venture.
For young students,
VIPKID offers the best quality of English language instruction online, helping students develop not only language, but also critical thinking and creativity.
For teachers,
VIPKID improves quality of life by providing an extra source of income, and a fulfilling, unique, and flexible working experience.
Co-Founders’ Profiles
Cindy has 17 years of experience in the English language education industry in China. Cindy has also co-founded ABC English, an industry leader in China. She has an MBA degree from CKGSB, a prestigious business school in China. She founded VIPKID in 2013, won the trust of giant investors like Northern Lights, Matrix Partners China, Innovation Works, and Sequoia Capital, and led the growth of the company at 30% every month since its beginning.
Jessie has more than 10 years of work experience in IT support for foreign firms, has overseas work experience in the United States and the United Kingdom. She is also a super mom who juggles work and family.
Forest has more than 10 years of experience in research and development for companies such as IBM and Baidu, and more than 10 years of experience in software development and program management. Forest also has several patents in the IT industry.
Victor has more than 10 years working experience in marketing. He is the former Marketing VP at the recruitment company Zhilian Zhaopin, one of the industry leaders in China. He is also a proud father of twin girls.
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