The Importance of peer tutoring

The Importance of Peer Tutoring How awesome would it be to study with a peer, who previously took the same course as you & aced it? Now, with the rise of student-teacher assistant and peer tutors, you have to ask yourself about the effectiveness of peer tutoring. This...

Tutoring App Synkers Raises Seed Funding

Tutoring App Synkers Raises Seed Funding

Earlier this week, Synkers announced that it had closed its first seed funding round with Phoenician Funds, following its graduation from Speed@BDD’s acceleration program in July 2016. Founded by three Lebanese women, Zeina Sultani, Sibylle and Audrey Nakad, Synkers...

Synkers: The Uber/AirBnB of Private Tutors

Synkers: The Uber/AirBnB of Private Tutors

Synkers is an awesome Lebanese startup that has been creating a lot of buzz in the past few months. I was at Synkers’ launch few months ago where they presented the app and the idea is simple: Make finding a tutor to help you in school, university or standardized...

Synkers: Tutors at your fingertips

Synkers: Tutors at your fingertips

When French-educated Lebanese Audrey Nakad and her sister Sibylle joined Concordia University in Canada after graduating from the College Notre Dame de Jamhour in Lebanon in 2009, they struggled to find a private English tutor to help them master the language. When...

Synkers: Connecting Brilliant Minds