Wordwides "TechCrunch visits Norwich" event @SyncNorwich

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Wordwides "TechCrunch visits Norwich" event @SyncNorwich

  1. 1. Headmaster at Norwich School: “a really bright and useful idea to help other students…. hope English language students everywhere will make use of it.”
  2. 2. PROBLEM Difficulties in basic literacy skills 70% pupils permanently excluded from school “60% of England's ten year olds don’t have a positive attitude to reading” • “5.1 million people of working age in the UK are described as "functionally illiterate" and are below the level of literacy expected of an 11 year old”
  3. 3. SOLUTION Wordwides is a new educational tool to test and expand your vocabulary. It’s easy to grasp, fun and effective. Educate Expand Effective
  4. 4. WORDWIDES Three key areas for a fully developed understanding of the English language – Definitions Synonyms Spelling
  5. 5. DO GOOD Wordwides is dedicated to transforming the lives of the world’s most disadvantaged by focusing on literacy and education. We believe that everyone has the right to learn.
  6. 6. TEAM Michael Ni’Man CEO & Founder Tom Sampson COO & Co-Founder
  7. 7. MARKET OPPORTUNITY "Investments in education-technology companies nationwide tripled in the last decade"
  8. 8. BUSINESS MODEL App Premium services: • Contracts with schools; • Add-ons to enhance user profile/experience; • Pro version including premium services
  9. 9. REVIEWS • Appszoom.com: "a great vocabulary app for learning....one that is captivating and has something in it that gets you addicted” • Parent: “Kids loved it!! Needed something to get the kids off the TV... This worked a treat” • User: “Armageddon good app loved armageddon!” • Teacher: “a really bright and useful idea to help other students…. hope English language students everywhere will make use of it.”
  10. 10. COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGES Rating of 4.6/5 Wordwides was created by students, for students.
  11. 11. FUTURE
  12. 12. Everyone has the right to learn. wordwides@gmail.com

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