If the U.S. won’t pay its teachers, China will

Business & Technology

VIPKid, a startup launched by a high-school dropout from China, pairs young Chinese students with foreign tutors who teach them online. It is seeing huge growth as Chinese demand for high-quality education soars.

Credit: Beijing, China - 8 December 2016. Cindy Mi, 33, founder of VipKid, an online education service to connect kids in China with the best teachers in the US, poses for a portrait in the terrace of the company's headquaters which is situated in the heart of Beijing. In the background, the Bell Tower in Gulou area.