Providing equal access to quality education through technology, anytime and anywhere


We are the largest technology company that focuses on education-based services in Southeast Asia


Indonesian company that operates in Vietnam, Thailand, and Singapore


More than 4,000 employees


Providing >100 school subjects materials to 17 million users, and manage >300K teachers

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


of Ruangguru users report their improvement of academic performance after three months of using Ruangguru

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

Brain Academy

A tutoring center offering online-offline blended learning in a high-tech environment. Located in 18 cities in Indonesia.

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Skill Academy

An application- and web-based certified upskilling and reskilling platform with hundreds of video courses, taught and presented by curated experts and practitioners.

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A mobile application that allows corporations digitized training materials for employees, and access for employers to a dashboard that analyzes employees’ development.

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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:

  • Free mobile-based teachers training in remote and underdeveloped regions in Indonesia.
  • Free access to Ruangguru’s study materials for underprivileged students and previously undereducated young men and women entering workforce.
  • Free access to video content on crucial societal issues such as diversity, healthy living, and digital literacy for students.

Our achievements have attracted global accolades that
recognize Ruangguru’s innovation, impact, and promise


  • The Best Social PR Program 2019 & Best of The Best Creative PR Program 2019 - MIX MarComm
  • Emerging Entrepreneur Award 2019 – Ernst & Young
  • ITU Global Industry Award in the Digital Inclusion and Principles 2019 – International Telecommunication Union
  • Indonesia Choice Awards 2019 – Forbes
  • The Best Marketing Campaign 2019 – MARKETING Magazine
  • The Best Industry Marketing Champion 2019 & Marketeer of The Year 2019 – Marketeers
  • Best Brand of the Year – TRANS TV

Meet our co-founders,

Belva Devara and Iman Usman

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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.

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