Kalpha is honoured to be featured by various news media platforms!
Singapore’s Kalpha announced it has raised a six-figure US dollar amount in seed money in an extension round led by VC firm Nest Tech VN and Singapore angel investors in December 2020.
Kalpha raises six-figure funding to allow P2P exchange of knowledge, skills, experiences on its platform
“Southeast Asia will be Kalpha’s key target market as people in developing countries are always hungry to learn. Having said that, we’re experiencing a very healthy growth in user traction in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, since our rollout in July 2020,” noted Co-founder Tri Nguyen.
Kalpha is now looking for expansion opportunities across the region. “Long term plans: expand across whole of Asia, with P2P learning as well as certified / professional classes. We aim to be relevant and evergreen–quite applicable to any kind of demographic group in different countries,” said Jack.
VIETNAM is drawing record numbers of Singapore businesses as companies continue to look for expansion opportunities despite Covid-19. But perhaps most intriguing is a decision by local startup Kalpha to launch its app in
Vietnam this year.
Founded by our very own NP BA alumnus in 2018, Kalpha is a P2P platform connecting individuals to learn and share their skills and knowledge on a one-on-one basis.
Ten startups from sectors such as events management, financial advisory, and medical devices, have already come on board on AGILE, including Kalpha.
Kalpha’s new office at Ngee Ann Polytechnic and UOB’s startup incubator was officially opened, with Transport Minister Ye Kung Ong at the unveiling.
Kalpha team enjoyed speaking to him about our growth and our expansion plans alongside our fellow startups at the new office!
“We went to Vietnam in November last year looking to launch our product in February, but Covid-19 pushed everything back and we officially launched in July 2020,” says Kalpha co-founder Jack Soh.
Singapore-based peer-to-peer knowledge sharing platform Kalpha is expanding its operation to Vietnam this April, marking its first international foray, according to an announcement.
Singapore-based edutech startup Kalpha, which provides a P2P knowledge-sharing platform, will officially launch its application on April 2020 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. This also marks its first international expansion.
The brainchild of Singaporean entrepreneurs Jack Soh and Jaden Teo, Kalpha’s leadership team now counts among its ranks Tri Nguyen, a Vietnamese startup entrepreneur turned social media influencer. Tri joined the team as a co-founder and CMO for Vietnam’s operations when Kalpha expanded into the market.
Kalpha is honoured to the winner for the ORIGIN Innovation Awards 2020 in the Education Technology segment! The awards nominees come from diverse backgrounds: fledgling startups, as well as more established companies, all participated. Close to 400 contenders from 18 countries across the Asia Pacific region participated.
The ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards (Rice Bowl), organised by New Entrepreneurs Foundation, celebrates the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship in the Southeast Asian startup ecosystem. Kalpha was voted as Singapore’s People Choice in 2019.
Meet the 19 startups which span diverse sectors, from e-commerce to financial services to sustainability.
The Kalpha team believes that everyone has something to share, and thus a lot of focus is placed on the quality of the sharing session, rather than the qualifications of the Sharer.
Startup công nghệ giáo dục (edutech) chuyên cung cấp nền tảng chia sẻ kiến thức ngang hàng – P2P có trụ sở tại Singapore sẽ chính thức ra mắt ứng dụng vào tháng 4/2020 tại TP.HCM. Sự kiện này cũng đánh dấu việc mở rộng ra thị trường quốc tế lần đầu tiên của Kalpha.
“Some of you may be budding entrepreneurs and decide to start your own IT venture like Jaden Teo and Jack Soh, who are both Ngee Ann alumni. Jaden and Jack co-founded Kalpha, an app that connects people so that they can share skills, experiences and knowledge with one another.”
Kalpha is a mobile app that connects people and encourages one-on-one meetups to learn and share skills, knowledge, and experiences. It was awarded the SG Founder’s Grant by ESG and secured a significant investment from venture capital, Nest Tech, to expand its business.
Kalpha is the abbreviation of ‘Knowledge’ and ‘Alpha’. Co-founder Jack Soh joins us to tell us the genesis of the app which was launched earlier this year and why he and co-founder Jaden Teo feel so strongly about it.
We bring you Kalpha, the app that connects Learners and Sharers through listings where people who want to acquire new skills can link up with people who can impart them.
Founded in 2018 by Soh and his college mate Jaden Teo (a graduate in Business Management from Singapore Management University), Kalpha is a mobile app that enables individuals to discover, connect and meet up to learn and share skills, experiences, and knowledge on a 1-to-1 basis.
SMU Alumnus Quits Job to Launch Edtech Startup, Kalpha, to Make Learning Personalised and Affordable for Everyone
Four years of university, get a degree, get a job. For most graduates, this would be the tried-and-tested journey to building a career; but for Jaden Teo, this never did seem quite enough.
Education startup Kalpha aims to make learning fun, accessible and affordable to everyone. Whether it is coding or ukelele lessons, founders Jack Soh and Jaden Teo started Kalpha to connect learners and skill sharers through its app, enabling one-on-one learning at an economical cost and time-flexible schedule.
Another Singapore based startup, Kalpha, has also been the recipient of substantial investment in 2019, receiving an unspecified six-figure sum from VC fund Nest Tech.
Targeted to those who are already out of school, Kalpha is an app available on both Android and iOS that connects people to meet up in real life and teach and learn by sharing experiences on a one-to-one basis.
Founded by NP Business Studies alumni Jaden and Jack, their advice to aspiring entrepreneurs is to believe in your idea and find the right time to pursue it before seizing every opportunity!
Kalpha is a peer-to-peer mobile platform in the Education-Technology space where individuals can connect and meet up to learn skills, experiences and knowledge on a 1-to-1 basis.
Singapore-based Kalpha, an edtech startup that focuses on sharing skills, experiences and knowledge, has received a “six-figure sum” in funding from Nest Tech, a VC fund focusing on seed-stage technology startups.
Founded by Jack Soh and Jaden Teo, Kalpha is a mobile app that enables individuals to discover, connect and meet up to learn and share skills, experiences, and knowledge on a 1-to-1 basis.
Nest Tech – a venture capital firm that targets investments in Singapore, Vietnam and Myanmar – has closed a six-digit dollar investment in Kalpha, Singapore-based education technology startup.