BEIJING, May 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- China Online Education Group ("51Talk", or the "Company") (NYSE: COE), a leading online education platform in China with core expertise in English education, today announced that the Company delivered a presentation at the 8th Annual ASU + GSV Education Technology Summit (the "Summit") on May 8, 2017 in Salt Lake City.
The Summit is a leading global conference focusing on educational technology, investment and policy development and is coordinated by Arizona State University and GSV Capital. The high-profile event brings together leaders and innovators from each sector and is considered by many to be among the most influential of its kind.
51Talk was chosen to present at the Summit because of its innovative use of technology and leading position in the Chinese online English education industry. As part of a session showcasing select Chinese companies at the forefront of education technology, Mr. Jimmy Lai, Chief Financial Officer of the Company, profiled 51Talk's educational approach and highlighted the Company's use of proprietary next generation audio and video technology, big data analytics and machine learning applications to create a fully interactive and immersive online learning environment that enhances students' learning experience and promotes optimal learning results.
"We were delighted to present at this prestigious event and share our experience with global thought-leaders from the educational technology, investment and policy sectors," said Mr. Lai. "As a technology-driven platform, we will continue to invest in technology and lead the innovation in online teaching content and delivery formats. By leveraging our world-class technology infrastructure, we aim to further enhance 51Talk's leading position in China's online English education market."
ASU + GSV Education Technology Summit was founded with the mission to support education and human capital and catalyze the entrepreneurial ecosystem. For more information, please visit: https://www.asugsvsummit.com.
About China Online Education Group
China Online Education Group (NYSE: COE) is a leading online education platform in China, with core expertise in English education. The Company's mission is to make quality education accessible and affordable. The Company's online and mobile education platforms enable students across China to take live one-on-one interactive English lessons with overseas foreign teachers, on demand. The Company connects its students with a large pool of highly qualified foreign teachers that it assembled using a shared economy approach, and employs student and teacher feedback and data analytics to deliver a personalized learning experience to its students.
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