09/05/2019

Siba Al Shouli, Co-founder and General Manager of Sindyan, introduces her startup and the EdTech market in Dubai. 

Hi, I’m Siba Al Shouli, I’m from Palestine and I’m Co-founder and General Manager of Sindyan. I have a Masters in Urban and Regional Planning. I’ve been working as a Project Manager for most of my career. We founded Sindyan Educational Media, our startup based in Dubai, and we produce an edutainment app, called the STEM Buddies, for kids in Arabic and in English.

Sindyan Educational Media Siba Al Shouli

Why did you found your startup?

While looking for digital scientific content in Arabic for our children one day, we noticed that it was scarce. We researched the topic further and learned shocking statistics about the status of education in the Arab world. So, we decided to take action and help by creating high-quality digital content not only for our children, but also for children around the world.

What is the status of the EdTech market in your country?

When it comes to children’s, it’s not well developed. It’s an opportunity for us, though. Most solutions are focused on literacy and some on numeracy but not many address science and technology.

Are you enjoying xEdu’s acceleration program?

Yes, for sure. First and foremost, we got to meet incredibly talented people. And second, we hope it brings our project to the next level. We are very excited.

What do you expect for 2019?

To reach our first 1 million users and become one of the highest ranking apps in the Region. Also, we want every child to experience the joy of learning through and with the STEM Buddies.

Want to know more about social reading, innovation and EdTech? Subscribe to our newsletter and download Betwyll from the App Store or Google Play.

Share on

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest
Share on linkedin
Share on email
Share on whatsapp

Subscribe to English newsletter

* indicates required
Sex *
Interests

Betwyll will use the information you provide through this form to stay in touch with you and provide updates on our activities. Tell us how you prefer to be contacted:

You can change your mind at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of every email you receive from us, or by contacting us at info@betwyll.com. We will treat your information with respect. For more information on our privacy practices visit our website. By clicking on the button below, you agree to let us process your information according to these terms.

We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp's privacy practices here.

Iscriviti alla newsletter italiana

* indicates required
Sesso *
Interessi

Betwyll utilizzerà le informazioni che fornisci attraverso questo modulo per restare in contatto con te e fornirti aggiornamenti sulle nostre attività. Indicaci come preferisci essere contattato:

Puoi cambiare idea in qualsiasi momento cliccando sul link unsubscribe che trovi al fondo di ogni email che riceverai da noi, oppure contattandoci a info@betwyll.com. Tratteremo le tue informazioni con rispetto. Per maggiori informazioni sulle prassi che adottiamo per la privacy visita il nostro sito. Cliccando sul pulsante che segue, acconsenti a farci processare le tue informazioni in base a questi termini.

We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp's privacy practices here.

Subscribe to

our newsletters