Providing access to premium study materials through a mobile application to accelerate improvements in K-12 education
There is a huge market for after-school tuition in Indonesia specifically. This is because 56 million students and 300 thousand schools operate in one of the world's lowest performing education systems (PISA 2018 result). Further, there is a large gap between the highest and lowest earners, and sparse distribution of educational access (Global Education Monitoring Report 2016, UNESCO).
Our educational materials and mobile features
take part in solving inequities in education
High-quality contents in the forms of animated learning videos, quizzes, summaries, infographics, and more
Personalized study recommendations powered by Artificial Intelligence
Interactive in-app study groups facilitated by expert tutors and teachers
Gamified and social learning experience that encouraging students to learn in a fun and engaging way
Our users cover a diverse set of backgrounds across the archipelago
of Ruangguru users are outside of the capital city of Jakarta, Indonesia
of Ruangguru users in Indonesia come from middle-to-low income families and had no previous access to after-school tuition
Broadening impact, Ruangguru expands its mission overseas
Kiến Guru (2019) in Vietnam and StartDee (2020) in Thailand are extensions of Ruangguru’s goal to provide equal access to quality education through technology. Through their respective mobile applications, students in Vietnam and Thailand have personalized learning opportunities by way of animated learning videos taught by the country’s best teachers and experts. Kiến Guru nowadays has connected to 1 million students and StartDee has managed to become Top 3 education app on both App Store and Play Store within the first week of its launch.
Moving into other market verticals, Ruangguru now provides blended, lifelong, and corporate learning products and services
A tutoring center offering online-offline blended learning in a high-tech environment. Located in 18 cities in Indonesia.
An application- and web-based certified upskilling and reskilling platform with hundreds of video courses, taught and presented by curated experts and practitioners.
A mobile application that allows corporations digitized training materials for employees, and access for employers to a dashboard that analyzes employees’ development.
We are committed to continue to deliver bigger impact in education through the Ruangguru Foundation
In 2018, the Ruangguru Foundation began delivering impact at scale. Ruangguru Foundation is our non-profit arm. Its programs are supported by partnerships with public and private institutions. Currently, the programs have impacted the neediest 500K students and 15K teachers by providing:
Our achievements have attracted global accolades that
recognize Ruangguru’s innovation, impact, and promise
Meet our co-founders,
Belva is a Forbes Asia 30 Under 30 recipient in 2017 and Harvard Kennedy School of Government 2020 Alumni Award recipient in Digital Innovation. He completed his Masters in Public Administrations and Masters in Business Administration from Harvard and Stanford University, respectively, and received his Business and Computer Science undergraduate degrees at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He completed all his degrees with merit-based scholarships.
Prior to Ruangguru, he worked as a consultant at McKinsey & Company, where he received "Client First Award 2012" for his exceptional work with clients. At McKinsey, he focused on education system transformation and public health strategy projects. Before McKinsey, he worked briefly for the Office of the President of Republic of Indonesia and Goldman Sachs in Singapore.
Belva grew up in a humble family in Jakarta, Indonesia that has always pushed him to study and work hard. His perseverance introduced him to the transformative effects of quality education, and led him to all his successes.
Iman is a Forbes Asia 30 Under 30 recipient in 2017 and global advocate of youth and education. He received his undergraduate degree in International Relations from the University of Indonesia and Masters of Arts in International Education Development from Columbia University in New York, all of which he completed with merit-based scholarships.
Prior to finding Ruangguru, Iman co-founded and led movements that mobilized thousands of young Indonesians for social good, such as Indonesian Future Leaders and the Indonesian Youth Parliament.
Some of Iman’s global accolades include the British Council’s Global Changemaker Award (2010), ASEAN Youth Award (2011), and UN Youth Assembly Recognition on Humanitarian Development (2011). In 2015, UNICEF named him as a UNICEF Young Innovator to Watch.
Iman grew up in a humble family in Padang, West Sumatra, a city that had only one operating bookstore during Iman’s adolescence. His passion for youth, education, and the importance of equal access led him to his achievements.