Our Company video

Some snippets from the team in Sydney. For anyone keen to join a growing company with a purpose and a heart, watch this video and check out our careers page!

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Tech in Asia

Sydney-based education startup Academy Xi announced today it raised US$1.7 million in a series A round. The round is led by Australia-based investors Perle Ventures and Alium Capital.

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Sky Business

Our co-founders Ben Wong and Charbel Zeaiter were interviewed on Sky Business, speaking about Academy Xi, their journey and the vision for Academy Xi.

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The Australian

Start-up Academy Xi gets in early on VR education

What’s the fastest way to make money in virtual reality? Build experiences? It may be offering courses with Sydney start-up Xi Academy advertising a $4000 per head VR design course beginning in August.

If all goes to plan, Academy Xi will roll out courses covering virtual and augmented reality available throughout Australia and the Asian-Pacific region.

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VR is now. Where is your strategy?

Globally VR is making waves, locally the surf is way too calm. Academy Xi co-founder, CEO and VR educator Ben Wong says the time is now to jump right into the water.

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The Loop

Academy Xi – The Little Surry Hills Campus, With Big Ideas.

The education landscape in Sydney is changing – people are realising the importance of continual education. Technology is changing fast and so too are workforce demands.

There’s a spike in the numbers of education providers out there – you may have noticed some companies riding the wave. We have too, but one new education campus has caught our attention. Their approach is what sets them apart, and what we attribute to them gathering so much momentum.

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The Future Is An Interesting Place For Designers

When design briefs are given these days, the question is no longer, “What ideas can we come up with?” but instead, “What problems are we solving?”. Technology is breaking down barriers and as smart businesses are placing their customer at the core of all decisions, designers are predicted to be the leaders of tomorrow.
With the tagline “See you in the Future”, that is exactly what Academy Xi is planning for. The Surry Hills edutech Startup Academy Xi is celebrating their recent strategic investment with Vivant and Codeclub chair Annie Parker, launching three exciting programmes this month; UX, Virtual Reality, and Service Design.

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Startup Daily

Academy Xi is the latest player in the innovation EduTech space

The shape of Australia’s educational landscape is changing, particularly when it comes to ongoing education post-high school. In fact, many leaders within companies are focusing on the importance of up-skilling their workforce via non-traditional experiential education. With technology changing at an unprecedented rate these days, the need for companies to make sure their staff are adequately equipped to keep up with the changes is huge.

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Edutech startup Academy Xi provides tech-based programs for people to upskill and reinvent their careers

Australia is evolving into an economy driven by innovation and technology, with the ideas boom is all about encouraging businesses and entrepreneurs to use digital innovation as the cornerstone of their development and progress into the future. Today students are told that the jobs they are studying for in school may not exist in the future. The future may very well be underpinned by coders and technological talent who have the ability to create their own jobs.

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