(photo: REUTERS)

(photo: REUTERS)

By Niv Elis - December 9, 2015 

Originally appeared here in The Jerusalem Post

There was nothing too remarkable about the email that Raz Wasserstein, co-founder of education technology start-up Remini, received from one of its early users.

The user said how much they liked the product, how well both students and parents were responding and offered up a suggestion for a new feature.

The only strange thing was the signature: The email came from a school in Dubai.

“We were regularly checking our users, and we started to see names like Ahmed, Fatima, Amer, and then we realized they were coming from the United Arab Emirates,” Wasserstein recalls.

Remni is a company that offers an internal social network for schools, where teachers can post updates on students for parents and relatives to see and to document a child’s experiences. Several schools in Dubai picked up the application, and eagerly corresponded with the founders. Read More