Simbound is the Romanian national winner of the EdTech category of the StarUp Europe Awards. The company has operations in multiple internet business verticals, including: Online Services, Educational Technology Research and Development, Man and Machine Interaction, Digital Marketing and e-Commerce. The startup is conformed by a team of creative professionals that use the latest technologies, communication systems and visual design to deliver an innovative online content to users interested in learning about digital business and economy.
The rationale behind the creation of the business is based on the fact that most people do not know how to launch their digital business. Simbound aims to help these people achieve success in a shorter amount of time and with fewer costs.
Moreover, the startup believes that experiential activities represent an efficient way of achieving learning objectives. This is evidenced in the constant uptake from universities and companies which increasingly employ ready-to-use resources available in the cloud.
Simbound is available in the form of several online simulation experiences with different game specific mechanisms. When using Simbound, users of different backgrounds co-create digital content and use competition as an innovation platform to develop the online profile of their virtual companies while at the same time they improve their skillset and confidence. Once constraints such as budgets or time are removed, participants are then encouraged to think creatively and apply what they have learned to real working scenarios.
Simbound can easily be adapted to meet the topics and objectives of various courses and workshops, and has been used by over 100 Universities worldwide. This happens at a time when each time more and more businesses and individuals are investing in online capability improvement. Notable clients include: EM Lyon (France), Temasek Politechnic University (Singapore) and Brandeis University (USA). Simbound is also used in management training at various levels in order to bring a new perspective to top level executives which are planning new digital business initiatives.