Agenda Company Overview Customers and Partners Sanako’s Language Learning Technologies Company Overview Why Language Learning is so Important? The nations are in interaction with each other. So they need people able to communicate across borders. Language learning has become essential. And ability to speak fluently even more so. Improved learning results and efficiency in teaching translates into more competitive institutions and enhanced national competitiveness. Using technology in teaching like language labs enables better speaking abilities for the students. But using technology must be easy, intuitive, inspirational and fun to be effective. That’s what Sanako provides. Sanako at a Glance Sanako is the global leader in providing inspiring teacher led language learning and teaching software and language labs We have 50 years of experience in innovative educational technology with over 30,000 classroom installations worldwide Sanako headquarters is located in Finland Sanako’s own R&D department includes several software researchers, developers and testing specialists with wide experience in technologies and applications used in a language lab We are ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified for our dedication for quality Sanako has over 200 channel partners in more than 70 countries which ensures we are always close to our customers We have a strong balance sheet due to sustainable and profitable growth Our Vision and Mission VISION: MISSION: We provide the most inspirational teacher led language learning experience in school and beyond. Enabling personal achievements by improving language communication skills. Our essential promise: Sanako’s Journey Sanako’s ownership is divided between Nordic Venture Partners, Eqvitec partners and a number of other investors, including Sanako management. HISTORY EXPERIENCE Tandberg Educational since 1960s in pedagogy, technology, customer needs PRESENT Forerunner in classroom based language learning solutions. HEADING FOR inspirational and result driven language learning anywhere. Sanako Customer Value Promise We have worked closely with our customers towards a single goal: to enable better comprehension, speaking and communication skills for language learners Customer values, such as efficiency in education, better motivation and competitive advantage guide our development as a company Value for learners Value for educators Value for institutions Value for an entire nation Motivational learning experience Improved learning results Ease and efficiency in teaching Higher motivation Higher quality of education Flexibility and versatility Better language skills for future professionals Competitive advantage Customers and Partners Customers Satisfied customers in over 100 countries on 5 continents are using Sanako products to make language learning efficient and inspiring Every week ~ 6 million individuals are getting better education by using Sanako language labs Our customers include many of the leading education institutions in the world as well as smaller institutions; we strive to exceed the expectations of all our customers Sanako has helped also national governments and ministries of education to achieve national education goals by delivering large scale solutions Ministry of Education Kuwait Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Brazil Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC), USA University of Cebu, Philippines Stavanger Katedralskole, Norway BHCC, Boston, USA Kings School, Ely, UK Ministry of Education Kazakhstan EBS, India Towards better end-user value Close cooperation with education and ICT professionals ensures continuous development towards better end-user value We utilize advisory boards, comprising education sector experts, to ensure our concepts meet the needs of our customers Sanako is a WorldDidac Quality Charter Member and a corporate member of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) To maintain our technological advantage we are constantly developing our global value network with such ICT industry leaders as Intel, Microsoft and Dell As a Microsoft® Certified Partner all Sanako solutions are compatible with Windows-based applications making our products a future-proof investment Microsoft, Dell and Intel logos are registered trademarks and property of their respective owners Sanako Language Learning Technologies Technology for Effective Language Learning Sanako specializes in creating innovative technology for effective and inspiring language learning experiences We support learners and educators with state-of-the-art digital language labs and software that help inspire and educate future professionals Focus in all Sanako products has been placed on high quality, ease-of-use and compatibility making them a low-risk, futureproof investment Customer values, such as efficiency in education, better motivation and competitive advantage guide our development as a company Sanako Speak! Many of the benefits of a language lab available wherever a computer and an internet connection available Activity-based learning – all core skills can be developed: listening, speaking, reading and writing of a language Choice and flexibility: teachers can use whatever content, whenever they want, and deliver it in the type of activity they want. Individualisation: exercises can be assigned to any number of students from one student to the entire class Based on cloud computing providing to the user institution scalability, accessibility and agility. Sanako Study Software Innovative and flexible software for language teaching Fully compatible with Microsoft applications and platforms Offers a broad range of activities for inspirational learning For students: user friendly GUI allows focusing on learning, only necessary functions are available For teacher: easy to manage the whole classroom, language teaching activities are one click away Sanako Language Labs A fully digital language teaching center Offers control for effective interruption-free teaching Enables the use of wide variety of content from different content providers and sources For teacher: the only PC needed in the classroom allows easy class control and easy language teaching activities For students: user audio panels and headsets enable each student to learn and practice more without distractions for better results Thank you!