March 5, 2018, Haoyang Li: Let Each Child Have an AI Tutor Who Is the Combination of Socrates, Da Vinci, and Einstein.

“All I ever wanted is to provide a teacher who is as erudite as Socrates, as versatile as Da Vinci, and as intelligent as Einstein through AI technology for every student, no matter where the child resides or what kind of family background he or she is from,” said Derek Haoyang Li, Founder and Chairman of YiXue Squirrel AI.

“我想做的就是,用AI让一线抑或六、七线的城市,无论是富有或者贫困的家庭,每一个孩子身边都可以享有一个苏格拉底+达芬奇+爱因斯坦式的老师来给他一对一地授课。”这是乂学教育n创始人、董事长栗浩洋倾注教育领域创业的夙愿。

January 31, 2018, Technology Behind Yixue Squirrel AI

Squirrel AI is an AI-driven adaptive learning engine based on an advanced algorithm owned by Yixue Squirrel AI with full intellectual property. Similar to AlphaGo, which can simulate the “Go Master,” Squirrel AI can simulate experienced and renowned teachers for children by providing personalized educational plans and instructions. This system has been demonstrated as being 5 to 10 times more efficient than traditional instruction.

松鼠AI是一个以先进算法为核心的人工智能自适应学习引擎,简称“智适应学习引擎”,乂学教育拥有完整的自主知识产权 。就像AlphaGo模拟围棋大师,乂学AI系统模拟特级教师给孩子一对一量身定做教育方案并且一对一实施教育过程,能够比传统教育效率提升5到10倍。

January 17, 2018, Haoyang Li Got Interviewed by NHK: AI Will Replace Traditional Education

NHK World, the international chapter of Japan’s largest broadcasting organization, has chosen Yixue Squirrel AI as the exemplar of China’s “AI-driven” education technology companies. NHK conducted a face-to-face interview with Haoyang Li, the founder and chairman of Yixue Squirrel AI, and discussed the application of AI technology in China’s online education and the opportunities as well as challenges in China’s different industries driven by AI technologies.

NHK World选择了乂学教育作为中国人工智能+教育行业的代表性企业,面对面和乂学教育创始人栗浩洋进行了交谈,结合人工智能在中国在线教育领域的应用,深度对话了中国人工智能行业发展的机遇与未来。

December 26, 2017, Haoyang Li: Replacing Tutors with AI Comes True

AI technology has replaced some humans’ jobs. To what extent can AI technology disruption impact humans? At the 2017 Tai Media-EDGE International Annual Gala, Haoyang Li, the founder and chairman of Yixue Squirrel AI, projected that the current estimation of 50%-70% human jobs to be replaced by new technology was underestimated. In fact, in the next 10 years, 90% of human jobs will be replaced by technology.

人工智能已经取代了部分人工,但它究竟能在多大程度上颠覆人类?在2017钛媒体T-EDGE国际年度盛典上,YiXue Education、朋友印象创始人栗浩洋判断,目前关于AI取代50%-70%的工作的预估过于保守,事实上在未来10年,90%的人类工作都会取代。

December 5, 2017, Haoyang Li Got Interviewed by CCTV Program -- "Right After"

New technology is advancing at light speed. 2017 is being recognized as “the era of artificial intelligence.” Artificial intelligence is starting to shine, and we are waiting for the century of artificial intelligence application in new and different fields.

科技发展日新月异,2017年被人们称为人工智能元年,闪耀着技术光芒的人工智能技术开始多点开花,人工智能+的时代即将来临。

November 20, 2917, Dr.Cui: How to Improve Learning Efficiency With Teaching Bots?

On November 15, 2017, at the 2017 GET Education Technology Summit, the Chief Scientist of Yixue Squirrel AI, Dr. Wei Cui, delivered a keynote speech with the title of “How will AI bots help every student increase learning efficiency by 10 times?”

11月15日,GET2017教育科技大会“教育技术论坛”上,乂学教育首席科学家崔炜以“人工智能教学机器人如何让每个学生轻松提升10倍学习效率”为题进行了主题演讲。

November 19, 2017, Haoyang Li: Replace School District Room With AI?

When asked whether 2017 would be the era for China’s adaptive learning education, Haoyang Li, the founder and chairman of Yixue Squirrel AI, answered “yes” without hesitation. As the venture capitalists pay so much attention to online education, they also focus on the use of AI technology. When AI technology and online education come together, it is no surprise that Yixue Squirrel AI raised 39 million USD at the angel round.

当被问及2017年可否成为中国智适应教育元年,栗浩洋的回答斩钉截铁:“是的!”资本在这个年头给了在线教育太多的关注,人工智能更不在话下。于是当AI与在线教育合二为一,乂学教育天使轮即获得数亿的融资神话可想而知。

November 16, 2017, Behind the Human-Machine Contest in Education: The Super Tutors in the AI Era

During the 2017 National Day holiday in China, China’s leading adaptive learning company, Yixue Squirrel AI, organized an innovative and spectacular “human vs. machine” competition in Zhengzhou, China. Yixue’s adaptive learning engine “Squirrel AI” competed with three middle and high school teachers with 17 years of instruction experience.

国庆期间,国内人工智能智适应教育机构——乂学教育在郑州也组织了一场别开生面的人机大战,由乂学教育开发的智适应教学机器人”松鼠AI”和三名17年平均教龄的中高级老师进行PK。

August 14, 2017, Dr.Cui: Teaching Will be Done by Bots in the Future

When AI technology meets with education, what kinds of new things will be created? What is the current application of AI technology in education in China and abroad? How big is the space that AI can be used in in education? Reporters asked these questions of Dr. Wei Cui, the chief scientist of Yixue Squirrel AI, at the WOTI World of Tech Summit.

当教育行业与人工智能相遇,会擦出怎样的火花呢?国内外人工智能在教育领域应用的现状如何?人工智能在教育领域的应用空间有多大?近日,在由51CTO主办的WOTI全球创新技术峰会上,记者就以上问题采访了乂学教育首席科学家崔炜。

July 25, 2017, Haoyang Li: How to Improve Teaching Efficiency With Tutoring Bots

Haoyang Li, the founder and CEO of Yixue Squirrel AI, delivered the keynote speech on “Applying artificial intelligence technology to increase student learning efficiency by 10 times” at the CCF-GAIR Global AI and Robotics Conference hosted by China Computer Federation (CCF), Leiphone.com, and Chinese University of Hong Kong.

由中国计算机学会(CCF)主办,雷锋网和香港中文大学(深圳)联合承办的CCF-GAIR全球人工智能和机器人峰会的机器人专场上,乂学教育&朋友印象创始人栗浩洋也发表了其“用人工智能打造教学机器人提升十倍教育效率”的主题演讲。

June 24, 2017, Dr.Cui: Application of AI in Tutoring Bots

On June 24, 2017, the AI Predecessor Summit and the Dark Horse AI Competition was held in Beijing. Around one thousand entrepreneurs, investors, and experts in AI-related industries participated. Dr. Wei Cui, the chief scientist of Yixue Squirrel AI, delivered a speech titled, “How has AI technology been applied to the tutoring bots?”

6月24日,人工智能先行者大会暨黑马大赛人工智能分赛在京举行,近千名人工智能产业相关创业者、投资人、产业专家参会。午,乂学教育首席科学家、自适应学习和大数据专家崔炜进行了主题为《人工智能在教学机器人中的应用实践》的演讲。

July 24, 2017, Jason Zhou: AI is the 4th Wave of Education

In 2014 Wei Chou, the co-founder and CEO of Yixue Squirrel AI, led his team to combine artificial intelligence, the internet, and education together and built an adaptive learning system. He hopes that this system can bring new advancement in learning technology, improve student learning efficiency, and achieve personalized learning goal for all students.

2014年,周伟和他的团队就已经开始将人工智能技术、互联网与教育结合起来,建立一个自适应的学习系统,希望通过这个系统带来的学习技术的革新,来提升学生的学习效率,实现千人千面的教学。

June 19, 2017, David Fan: Building an AI Tutor With Tencent AI Lab

On June 19, 2017, Yixue Squirrel AI has been admitted into the 2017 Tencent AI Accelerator program after winning all votes from the judges. The program will support selected companies by providing Tencent’s AI technology, capital, mentorship, channels, and markets.

6月19日,2017腾讯AI加速器复试在北京落下帷幕,乂学教育获得大赛组委会全票通过,成为腾讯AI加速器学员,未来将获得腾讯提供的AI技术、资本、导师、渠道、市场等五大层面的创业扶持。

April 13, 2017, Yixue Edu Plans to Replace Tutors With AI. What's the Possibility of 150 Million Revenue With a Product Launched One Year Ago

Why would Haoyang Li, the founder and chairman of Yixue Squirrel AI, create Yixue Squirrel AI when facing the great challenges of MOOC expansion and “online+offline” education? What are the reasons that he chose this path and how will Yixue continue down this path? Let’s hear what Haoyang Li says.

宣称“慕课必死”后,又提前宣告直播双师课堂的死亡宿命,迎着人工智能的浪潮,栗浩洋创立了乂学教育,为什么要选择这条路?如何走好人工智能+教育这条路?听听他怎么说。

March 23, 2017, Yixue Edu Got 120 Million Angel Funding. How Can AI Boost Learning Efficiency

Haoyang Li, the founder and chairman of Yixue Squirrel AI, has reported toChina’s leading technology social media 36Kr that Yixue Squirrel AI has raised around $19 million USD at the angel round from Greenwoods Investment, CASH Capital, and New Oriental Group. Prior to that, Yixue raised 4.3 million USD at its seed round.

近日,乂学教育的创始人栗浩洋向 36 氪透露,公司已经在去年获得 1.2 亿元天使轮融资,由景林资本、国科嘉和和新东方教育集团共同领投。此前,乂学教育曾经获得过 3000 万人民币的种子轮投资。

December 1, 2016, Tencent Education Ceremony -- Yixue Edu, Pillar of the AI Era

On December 1, 2016, Yixue Squirrel AI participated in the 2016 Tencent Education Annual Rating Board Gala and won “the Annual Publically trustworthy Education Brand” and “the Renowned Online Education Brand” titles. Tencent Education Rating Board has been running for more than 10 years, and this year’s topic is “bringing smart changes to education and reconstructing the future.” The renowned experts and researchers, leaders in educational enterprises and educators and practitioners in the online education industry, gathered together and discussed the changes in the education industry and envisioned its future development.

12月1日,乂学教育在北京参加了2016“回响中国”腾讯网教育年度总评榜荣耀盛典,并且获得了“年度公信力教育品牌”以及“知名在线教育品牌”两个奖项。已经经过了十个年头的腾讯教育总评榜此次以“教育智变 重构未来”为主题,邀请知名教育专家学者、教育企业掌门人、互联网教育的探索者实践者一起,探讨了在“智变时代”中教育行业正在经历的改变,并展望了未来的发展路径。

December 1, 2016, Jason Zhou Got Interviewed on 2016 Sina Education Ceremony

Wei Chou, the co-founder and CEO of Yixue Squirrel AI, had an exclusive face-to-face interview with Sina Education at Sina Education Ceremony. Sina Education Gala is the most influential annual event focused on online education, education investment, and AI + education.

作为教育界具有影响力的年度盛事,新浪教育盛典重磅升级:推出连续两天的六大教育峰会+优秀教育产品展会+主会场颁奖礼模式,深度聚焦在线教育、教育投资、留学、语言培训、教育+AI六大领域,共同探讨在移动互联飞速发展时期,中国教育的升级之路。在新浪2016教育盛典现场,新浪教育特别独家对话乂学教育创始人、CEO周伟。

November 22, 2016, Yixue Edu is awarded "2016 Extra-Curricular Institution of Chinese Brand Influence"

At the 9th Sina Education Ceremony, top-notch educators, experts and social media key influencers as well as educational agencies gathered together and focused on the China’s educational reform and improvement. Yixue Squirrel AI is awarded as the “2016 China’s Influential Brand of After-school Agency.”

第九届新浪中国教育盛典在北京隆重举行。本届盛典以“耀·升级”为主题,云集著名教育专家、当红教育自媒体人及教育机构等,聚焦改革与升级中的中国教育。作为教育界具有影响力的年度盛事,新浪教育盛典重磅升级:推出连续两天的六大教育峰会+优秀教育产品展会+主会场颁奖礼模式,深度聚焦在线教育、教育投资、留学、语言培训、教育+AI六大领域,共同探讨在移动互联飞速发展时期,中国教育的升级之路。乂学教育成为获得2016中国品牌影响力课外辅导机构殊荣的公司之一。

June 25, 2016, Dr.Cui: AI Adaptive Learning Will Bring Education "Revolution in Learning Efficiency"

“We spotted that in the traditional educational setting, all students receive the same kind of instruction. Top students cannot realize their full potential, whereas students who needed more cannot get sufficient support. Teachers fail to understand the strengths and weaknesses of each student and focus on the actual learning progress of each student, not to mention adjust instruction for each student,” Dr. Wei Cui, the Chief Scientist of Yixue Squirrel AI, said.

我们一直在思考,在传统课堂里面,所有学生在班级里都在接受同样的教学。

成绩好的学生并不能充分地发挥自己的能力,而相对落后的学生却经常跟不上老师的节奏。

老师无法精确了解每一个学生的强项和弱项、关注到每一个学生的实际情况,更不会因为某一个学生的进度快慢而调整教学的节奏。”崔博士分析道。

November 13, 2015, Forbes China -- Yixue Edu: Adaptive Learning System That Knows Your Weakness Better Than Human Tutors

In the age of the Internet, traditional education has shown multiple drawbacks. Many startups have made different attempts in the field. China’s online education companies have closed 106 series of funds up to August 2015. Forty of them are in the seed and the early stages.

互联网时代,传统教育在互联网教育面前暴露了不少弊端,后者成为不少创业公司竞相占领的“热土”。据腾讯科技统计,截至今年 8 月,2015 年中国互联网教育领域累计已完成 106 笔融资。其中种子轮及初创项目就有 40 笔。

November 16, 2015, GETChina ---- Yixue Edu Got 30 Million Seed Funding, Aiming at Adaptive Learning With Nano Knowledge Points

Yixue Squirrel AIhas raised 30 Million RMB (4.3 million USD) at the seed round in June 2015 from Qingsong Fund, Zhenghe Island, and Yuming Hong (founder of New Oriental Education). “The simple MOOC and the traditional offline 1-on-1 education are all insufficient for today’s education,” said Haoyang Li, the founder and chairman of Yixue Squirrel AI, who had been devoted to K-12 education for 15 years.

“单纯的MOOC,和简单粗暴的线下一对一都是耍流氓”,做了15年少儿教育的栗浩洋说。

乂学教育于今年6月获得高达 3000 万人民币的种子轮投资,由青松基金领投、正和磁系资本和新东方创始人俞敏洪个人跟投。