About Us
Founded in 2013,
VIPKID's mission is to provide the international 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 also a Strategic Partner of TESOL International Association, the largest global association for English language teaching professionals and a Partner of Coursera, an online learning pioneer.
VIPKID is
venture backed by top investors,
such as Kobe Bryant, in his venture vehicle’s (Bryant Stibel) first investment in an education company, Innovation Works, Learn Capital, Sequoia Capital, Matrix Partners, H Capital, Northern Light Venture and Yunfeng Capital, an investment firm co-founded by Alibaba’s Jack Ma.
For young students,
VIPKID offers world-class English language instruction online, helping students develop not only their English language ability, but also their critical thinking and creativity.
For teachers,
VIPKID improves an extra source of income in a very flexible, work-from-home teaching experience. In addition to the extra income and flexibility, VIPKID teachers also like the professional development opportunities, local VIPKID teacher communities/activities and the knowledge that their teaching is a making a direct impact on children’s lives in China and helping to bridge global cultures.
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.
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.
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.

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