SMU, BT ORGANISE SEMINAR ON DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Jul 19, 2017

Organized by the Singapore Management University and The Business Times, the one day seminar on digital transformation will make use of an app called Gnowbe.

"The Gnowbe platform is one of the most versatile mobile learning platform we have come across as it allows us to do a range of learning activities rather than just going through text, videos or quizzes," said Lim Lai Cheng, executive director of SMU Academy.

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GNOWBE RAISES $1.7 MILLIONS FOR LEARNING APPLICATION PLATFORM

Jul 19, 2017

Founded in 2015 by entrepreneur So-Young Kang, Gnowbe announces $1.7million in seed funding from Coent Ventures, 500 Startups, POEMS Ventures, Koh Boon Hwee and Holly Liu.

Gnowbe stands for “grow knowledge into being” and is based on the belief that only through application can learning truly happen. “One can read 20 books on leadership and still be a terrible leader”, say Kang. “A good leader practices the principles and applies [them].” Gnowbe calls this process “Learn-Think-Apply-Share,” based on jack Mezirow’s theory of transformative learning. 

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GNOWBE HAS PARTNERED WITH KPMG DIGITAL VILLAGE IN SINGAPORE

Jun 3, 2017

Gnowbe has joined KPMG Digital Village, an initiative launched in April 2016 to facilitate collaboration between corporates and the startup community.

According to Jan Reinmueller, Head of Digital Village, KPMG in Singapore, Gnowbe’s mobile first approach, continuous feedback and social features, give it a distinct advantage over traditional learning and knowledge management tools.

“Their solution serves as a great platform and has the potential to significantly change the way people learn, especially in the financial sector where content is dense and complex,” he stated.

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MOBILE TRAINING APP RAISES $1.7M TO GAMIFY WORKPLACE EDUCATION

May 29, 2017

Workplace training app Gnowbe announced today it has raised US$1.7 million for its seed round. The funding comes from Coent Ventures, the venture capital subsidiary of Southeast Asia company builder REAPRA. 500 Startups and Australia-headquartered POEMS Ventures also joined in. Angels like prominent Singaporean investor Koh Boon Hwee and mobile gaming company Kabam co-founder Holly Liu participated too.

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EDTECH STARTUP GNOWBE RAISES US$1.7M SEED FUNDING TO FACILITATE ‘ANYTIME, ANYWHERE LEARN’ CULTURE AMONG PROFESSIONALS

May 29, 2017

Gnowbe — a Silicon Valley- and Singapore-headquartered edtech platform for ‘time-starved professionals who need relevant, new content accessible when they need it’ — has secured US$1.7 million in seed funding from Coent Venture Partners (a part of Japan’s REAPRA Group), 500 Startups, and POEMS Ventures, a new fund based in Singapore.

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SINGAPORE: GNOWBE CLOSES $1.7M SEED ROUND, PARTNERS KPMG DIGITAL VILLAGE

May 29, 2017

Silicon Valley- and Singapore-headquartered start-up Gnowbe, a portfolio company of the REAPRA Group, has raised a $1.7 million seed round to support its next growth phase. Seed investors include Coent Ventures, 500 Startups and POEMS Ventures, as well as angel investors such as Koh Boon Hwee and Kabam founder Holly Liu.

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GNOWBE ENABLES ENTERPRISES TO EDUCATE AND TRAIN THEIR STAFF ON THE SMARTPHONE

 May 18, 2017

Gnowbe is a pioneering mobile, micro-learning solution enabling enterprises to educate and train their staff on the smartphone so that learning translates into behavior change and business results. Based on the latest research of how adults learn, the Gnowbe app is unique with its focus on application of learning and interactive, bite-sized multimedia content, accessible on the smartphone for staff anytime, anywhere.

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GNOWBE FOUNDER Q&A WITH SO-YOUNG KANG

May 17, 2017

For ten minutes a day, Gnowbe promises to engage professionals in mobile learning with its interactive content app. Users choose their own 1-2 month “journeys” tailored to their interests and are prompted to put daily readings into action. They can track their progress through personal and team profiles, analytics and dashboards. Once a journey is completed, each user receives a certificate to share on social media.

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‘HAVE THE COURAGE TO FAIL AND THE HUMILITY TO SUCCEED’ – ‘INSIDE OUT’ AUTHOR SO-YOUNG KANG

May 16, 2017

So-Young Kang was a speaker at YourStory’s TechSparks 2015 startup conference and showcase. She is author of Inside Out: Conversations about Leadership and Innovation in a New Global Economy. She is also a serial entrepreneur, as Founder and Catalyst at Awaken Group, a multi-disciplinary Transformation Design firm, and Co-founder and CEO of Gnowbe, a mobile learning app that builds learning journeys for professionals.

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