CoderSchool is a startup in the field of educational technology. This educational technology startup specialises in teaching online programming in Vietnam. This educational technology startup successfully raised $2.6 million in pre-seed capital. This pre-seed round was led by Monk’s Hill Ventures. This round of funding also includes the participation of investors, such as Iterative, XA Network, and iSeed Ventures. CoderSchool will use this capital to promote the online teaching model. This educational technology startup will develop many new training content. This educational technology startup will also expand its technology infrastructure and technical training programs. Another Vietnamese educational technology startup, Clevai, also successfully raised $2.1 million in Pre-Series A capital. This seed round was led by Altara Ventures.
Excelsior Capital Vietnam Partners, L.P. (ECVP) also announced its investment in Khoi Nguyen Investment and Education Development Joint Stock Company (KNE Group). KNE Group was established in 2010. KNE Group operates four Kindergarten to Grade 12 (K-12) schools in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC). KNE Group is also currently expanding to many cities, provinces in Vietnam. KNE Group is well-known for its commitment to nurture and develop future leaders and responsible citizens through superior Vietnamese and international curriculums. ECVP’s investment and partnership will help KNE Group increase management capability, expand capacity, offer more opportunities for students. In addition, commitments to gender diversity, women leadership and other sustainable development goals are core aspects of KNE Group’s mission. ECVP also made an investment into Hasaki Investment Corporation (Hasaki). Hasaki is a leading Vietnamese health-and-beauty retail chain, headquartered in HCMC. Hasaki operates a unique shop-spa model with retail clinic/spa services integrated into a single location. Hasaki also developed one of Vietnam’s leading online e-commerce platforms focused on cosmetics.
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