SHANGHAI, September 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The 2014 Global Internet Education Entrepreneur Conference will take place in Shanghai on the 25th – 26th of September. By now over 1,000 entrepreneurs, investors, educators and industry experts have confirmed to join, with backgrounds ranging from language to MOOC, educational mobile devices, publishers and so on. The conference is hosted by Hujiang, a pioneer and one of the biggest enterprises in Internet Education industry in China, is highly supported by Shanghai and Yangpu District government. Min Tang, Counselor of the State Council, has confirmed to join the conference and will deliver a speech exclusively for this conference.
As a background, the revolutionary Internet Education industry is fast becoming a global one. The first half of 2014 saw 2.4 billion dollars invested in the industry, 400 million of which was in China, where the market size of the Internet Education industry is expected to surpass 30 billion dollars by the end of 2015. Hence, creating a network for the entrepreneurs, investors and educators in the Internet Education business becomes an asset for deepening insights, building relationships, and sharing resources and opportunities with all the players within industry.
The conference will take place in Yangpu district, where is a traditional university district, as the government hopes to take the conference as an opportunity for traditional education to get closer connections with emerging internet education Entrepreneurs. Despite the main conference, there will be another Global Internet Education Venture Competition on September 25th for the entrepreneurs to make a direct communication with investors with their start up projects by the road show. As one of the biggest events in the Internet Education industry, this conference will be a great opportunity for the new players in Education industry to get a quick pass to success.
For the ones who are interested in participating in this conference, please click http://vote.yeshj.com/13606/ and fill in the blanks for background confirmation by the conference commission.
Hujiang Company Profile
Hujiang is China’s largest e-learning platform. Hujiang’s products and services include an expansive web platform, a social media network, an online shop, and an online school which offers courses for ten different languages as well as vocational skills and various arts.
Since its inception in 2006, Hujiang’s highly efficient and innovative study services have attracted over 3 million paid users and 70 million registered members, making it the market leader in China’s e-learning industry.
Thousands of new visitors flock to the website every day to download e-learning apps, participate in open classes and try out Hujiang’s user-friendly, interactive social media platform.
The company, which was founded in 2006 by eight people and with 80,000 RMB (approximately 10,000 USD at the time), has enjoyed healthy growth every year, along with frequent press mentions and a range of Chinese awards, such as Shanghai’s Best Website and Best E-Learning Organization.