Cyprus Mail
BusinessCyprusCyprus Business NewsStartups and Innovation

Paphos startup wants to redefine corporate learning

yiannis ignatiades receiving an award from former health minister michalis hadjipantelas
Yiannis Ignatiades receiving an award from former Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantelas

In the evolving landscape of educational solutions, I.G. Perfect eClass Limited, a Paphos-based startup, stands as a notable example of success, reflecting a commitment to innovation and resilience in redefining corporate learning.

According to Yiannis Ignatiades, the founder of the company, “Innovation is not just a choice; it’s a responsibility we owe to the future of corporate education and the ever-changing demands of the modern business world”.

Born in 1984, Ignatiades, the driving force behind the company’s vision, holds academic credentials in Digital Marketing, Marketing Mix, and Leadership Coaching from the Kapodistrian University of Athens.

The inception of Perfect eClass in 2017 marked a significant development driven by rapid technological changes.

Ignatiades envisioned a digital and educational platform tailored to the needs of businesses, resulting in Perfect eClass, a university-level e-learning platform that provides asynchronous distance-learning solutions for corporate entities.

Aside from Ignatiades, key players at I.G. Perfect eClass Limited include managing director Eleni Tzioni and manager Theodora Kalaitzi.

“Our journey transcends the mere evolution of a platform; it’s a commitment to evolving minds, fostering a culture of continuous learning and growth within corporate settings,” Ignatiades told the Cyprus Mail.

In July 2022, I.G. Perfect eClass Limited received certification as an Innovative Company from the Deputy Ministry of Research, Innovation, and Digital Policy of the Republic of Cyprus.

Ignatiades stressed that “innovation isn’t just about technology; it’s about empowering businesses to embrace the future with confidence and adaptability.”

The innovative educational interactive platform acted as a stimulus, propelling the company to continue development and evolution, offering new possibilities for corporate learning.

yiannis ignatiades with tzioni
Yiannis Ignatiades with managing director Eleni Tzioni

In 2023, Perfect eClass received the silver award in the research and innovation category at the Cyprus Education Leaders Awards.

At the time, Ignatiades unveiled a groundbreaking achievement—the development of an artificial and emotional intelligence algorithm aimed at optimising the corporate teaching process and user interaction on the platform.

This award was presented to Ignatiades by Michalis Hadjipantelas, the former Minister of Health of Cyprus.

Perfect eClass offers a unique proposition—it’s not just a platform; it’s two platforms in one, providing modern asynchronous distance learning with educational interactive e-learning tools.

Each company receives its design, subdomain, and logo on the platform, allowing for dynamic modifications without additional costs.

In addition, with security being of paramount importance, the company employs specialised security software to protect corporate users from malicious attacks and hackers.

Ignatiades explained that “behind every algorithm and platform lies the fundamental belief that corporate education should be a dynamic force, accessible to all, transcending the boundaries of traditional learning”.

Looking ahead, the team at Perfect eClass envisions a transformative shift where corporate distance learning seamlessly integrates into daily business operations.

According to Ignatiades, “we foresee a shift towards the new normal, envisioning businesses adopting blended learning as the standard”.

This vision extends beyond traditional boundaries, with employees engaging in both in-person and remote settings, fostering a dynamic corporate educational experience.

This foresight is deeply rooted in the belief that the digitisation of educational material within a comprehensive e-learning platform is vital for corporate progress.

Ignatiades underlined this viewpoint by stating that “our numerous corporate partners, who’ve embraced this digitisation journey, are well-positioned to lead the way, staying ahead of those who embark on this path later”.

The commitment to digitisation is not merely a trend but a strategic advantage for those forward-thinking businesses.

Looking ahead, Ignatiades stated that “the ‘state-of-the-art’ completion and integration of an artificial and emotional intelligence algorithm into the Perfect eClass platform will signify a groundbreaking leap in corporate education and beyond”.

“Moreover, this innovation underscores the company’s commitment to staying at the forefront of corporate educational technology, providing a dynamic and adaptive learning environment for all,” he concluded.

Follow the Cyprus Mail on Google News

Related Posts

Fuel prices rise after ending fuel tax reduction

Jonathan Shkurko

“Nurturing the talents of tomorrow”: Adsterra Backs Up the 2nd Youth Tech Fest Cyprus 2024

Souzana Psara

Comparing European loans: What borrowers need to know

CM Guest Columnist

Oil extends losses on easing Middle East tension, demand concerns

Reuters News Service

‘Being a migrant is not a crime’ – protest organised for Saturday

Staff Reporter

Minister welcomes IMF debt ratio revision — Cyprus to reach key figure a year earlier

Kyriacos Nicolaou