Student Q&A Platform Bapul Makes Tutoring Easy

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Across Asia, more than 35% of higher education students enroll in the private sector, with almost 60% of the region’s higher education institutions private according to an Asian Development Back’s report from 2012. Given the fervor for private education in Asia, EduTech startups have started supporting students’ learning not only in schools but in their daily life. Bapul, a Seoul-based startup founded in 2011, has proved its ability to bring 1:1 tutoring to the smartphone, lowering educational inequality for those who cannot expensive tuition. Bapul is a social Q&A platform that enables users to ask and answer study questions. Currently 300,000 middle school and high school students in Korea use the app to aid their studies.

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