Create and commercialize the most effective life-long learning solutions, integrating machine learning technologies with exciting self-learning materials and live teachers, individually personalized for various age groups and professions across the globe.
Using our patent pending technology, the Affinity Knowledge Learning SystemTM (AKLS) groups and categorizes elements that share properties and often appear together into Word, Character and Radical Ponds. These affinity properties can increase both learning effectiveness and retention. AKLS incorporates an artificial intelligence (AI) engine that uses these affinity properties and other information to tailor the learning needs of individual students and optimize learning experience and results.
Word Pond is an interactive and iterative vocabulary learning mechanism that enables students to find collocations along with their relative frequencies and difficulty levels. These associations enable a student to recognize how a word is used in various ways helping them to better understand and remember.
PONDDY Chinese is powered by our Affinity Knowledge Learning SystemTM (AKLS) to optimize learning experience and results.
Choose from our library of Pondlets, learning modules that are categorized by theme and level, or send us yours.
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Based in Silicon Valley, USA, Chen has more than three decades of technology entrepreneurship, including several successful global operations. Before founding Ponddy Education, Chen managed and invested in companies in the areas of education and technology. Chen has a track record of building and picking successful companies, including RIQ Technology (sold in 2006), Turnstone System (IPO in 2000), and Neon SA (IRR of 26%), to name a few.
Chen holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and received a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University. At the age of 17, Chen completed the English language teaching program at ICPNA,Peru. He has a multi-cultural background and is fluent in Spanish, English, and Chinese (Mandarin and multiple dialects). Chen is passionate about Personalized Learning. In 2006, he created the first Chinese word segmenter that supports both traditional and simplified Chinese that is free for public use.
Chairman of Chenco Holding and President
of International Leadership Foundation
Mr. Chen is the Chairman of the Global Advisory Board of the International Leadership Foundation, a well-recognized organization developing leaders in the United States, Asia, and Pacific Rim countries in the fields of public service, entrepreneurship, and international business and politics. Previously, he served as President of the foundation from 2006 - 2015. In addition, Mr. Chen is the Chairman and founder of Chenco Holding Company. The Chenco Group of Companies has completed over $12 billion in transactions since 1996, including investments in high-tech venture capital.
Chairman of MBDK International Holding Group
Dr. Liu is President of MBDK Investment management company. For the past 10 years, he has invested in over 20 start-ups across various geographies, including USA, China, Germany, and Israel. Besides his remarkable achievements in investment management, Dr. Liu is very active in community and volunteer work. He currently serves as the president of the International Commission on the EMBA alliance of global business schools. Dr. Liu is well known for his assessment on global business trends. He studied at Peking University, Fordham University and the University of Maryland.
“Ponddy Education brings the future of personalized learning to Chinese language classrooms. Ponddy Chinese accelerates and deepens learning by tailoring education to each student anywhere, anytime. With patent pending technology at the foundation of its artificial intelligence engine and Affinity Knowledge Learning System, big data analytics and real-time student progress, Ponddy Education is poised to change the way students learn.”
“I just started using Ponddy Chinese but already it has helped me differentiate my teaching to reach all of my students. There are varying levels of ability in my Mandarin classes and it has helped my students to personalize their learning. Ponddy is like a flexible teaching assistant and I’m looking forward to discovering even more uses!”