In 2012, iTutorGroup was selected as a 2012 Red Herring Top 100 Global Award recipient. The Red Herring 100 Global Award committee conducts a rigorous review of the achievements and long-term goals of thousands of enterprises and selects the 100 most innovative private companies in the high-tech field. The idea behind this award is to propel these companies onto the world stage.

As the global demand to learn Mandarin Chinese reached new proportions, TutorMing was launched in 2008 to meet the demands of learners worldwide. Today TutorMing is the global pioneer in Mandarin Chinese e-learning via cloud computing technology. TutorMing offers an open and dynamic organization, user-friendly lessons catering to student's topic preferences, and a comprehensive study evaluation mechanism to overcome the typical problems found with traditional study resources. Using the latest in wireless technology, TutorMing is pioneering 21st century online education to bring Chinese to the world.

We believe that education is undergoing a paradigm shift as more and more students demand high quality, flexible, personalized learning through online education.

Award Timeline

  • 2015

    • Our parent company, iTutorGroup, won the "2014 Annual Best Employers in China" (Shanghai)

    • VIPABC recognized as Most Reputable Brand in online education industry by Baidu

  • 2014

    • VIPABC was the recipient of the Applied Innovation Award in the Chinese eLearning industry.

    • Yao Ming became a brand ambassador for iTutorGroup.

    • The investment comes on the heels of iTutorGroup's recent Series B round that closed in February 2014, which totaled nearly $100 million USD with participation from Alibaba Group, Singapore based investment company Temasek Qiming Venture Partners and SBI Group (formerly known as Softbank Finance Group).

  • 2013

    • VIPABC received the “Strongest Comprehensive Education Group” title from Sina Education.

    • Most Influential Foreign Language Brand of the Decade from Tencent.com.

    • Most Influential Education Group of the Decade from Tencent.com

    • VIPABC was honored to receive China's "2013 Annual Innovative and Growing Business Top 100."

    • Congratulations to VIPABC for winning the Top 100 Future Stars of 2013 Award.

  • 2012

    • iTutorGroup won the internationally renowned investment Winds magazine "Red Herring" (Red Herring) 100 Enterprises Global Innovation Award. With up to 1,000 candidates from various continents competing each year, Red Herring 100 Awards are widely recognized as one of the industry’s more prestigious awards.

  • 2010

    • Winner of "Top 10 brands in foreign language education" awarded by 163.com Golden Wing Awards. The Golden Wing Award is given in recognition to outstanding contribution in education.

    • Winner of "Enterprise of the year - Most growth potential" awarded by APEC Chinese Enterprise Valuation Panel. Granted by APEC SMEs, the "Enterprise of the Year - Most Growth Potential" award is based on three indicators: growth, innovation, and influence.

  • 2008

    • CEO Dr. Eric Yang was awarded "Outstanding IT Elite Award" by the President of Taiwan, Ma Ying-Jeou.

  • 2007

    • "Excellent Information Application and Production Award" from Information Month 2007.

    • Certified with ISO 9001 International quality assurance.

  • 2006

    • Certified with ISO 9001 International quality assurance.

  • 2005

    • "Innovative Technology and Application Award" from Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs – Department of Industry and Technology.