Tallinn, Estonia, January 14, 2021 – Znaj, an edtech portfolio company of Bamboo Group, has been selected for joining Sber 500, one of the top world accelerators offering a two-week Bootcamp from January 15 to February 11. The event team has invited 500 startups among thousands of applicants to take part in the online sessions addressed to provide the most promising projects with guidance from mentors from Silicon Valley and international experts.
Znaj will take advantage of the workshops on product development, sales, marketing, and fundraising, to utilise the best practices in increasing platform’s value proposition for its local users – administrative and teaching staff, learners, and parents from 1300+ schools and tuition centers (43% market share). Apart from that, the company will get a chance to be shortlisted as one of 25 Bootcamp-tested startups to join an acceleration program and pitching session in front of 500+ corporate representatives, funds, and business angels.
About Sber 500
Sber 500 is a startup development program founded by Sberbank, one of the largest ecosystems in the CIS, and 500 Startups, one of the most powerful teams in the world of venture capital and IT business. This event has been held since 2018 and already had two completed batches. For the third batch of the event, organizers are going to expand the geography and ready to work with entrepreneurs from the CIS, Israel, and the countries of Northern Europe.
Znaj is a platform of electronic services for education that helps automate routine tasks and align the teaching process. The platform allows parents to track their children’s progress and pay for the main school-related expenses, as for teachers – to take full control over learners’ performance and generate standardised reports. Znaj includes a wide range of features – from an online gradebook and a class registry to an electronic document management system that connects all participants of the educational process.