100 Interesting EdTech Startups You Must Know About


100 Interesting EdTech Startups You Must Know AboutEducation has now become the target for entrepreneurs and as a result numerous EdTech Startups have been coming into existence for quite some time now.

If you set out to explore, you’ll find many EdTech startups that will interest you and their products and services will arouse your curiosity.

Here’s a list of 100 interesting EdTech startups that you must know about:

  1. Academic Room: Is a social platform for academic where you can explore and share resources and ideas, upload content, create profile and explore professional directories, teach/take courses and start a discussion or blog.
  2. Courseplay: Is a cloud-based, e-learning platform that can be used by schools, colleges and companies privately and publicly.
  3. ClassDojo: Is a classroom tool that helps teachers improve student behavior in their classrooms quickly and easily. Data on behavior can be generated and shared with parents and administrators.
  4. Chegg: Is a student hub where students can search for scholarships, browse course reviews, get study help anytime and rent textbooks for a low cost.
  5. CollegeBookRenter: Is an online resource for renting, selling and searching college text books online.
  6. Uversity: Offers a private branded social network for your university through its School App and allows live chat with UChat.
  7. Inkling – Makes educational content online, mobile and social.
  8. Glovico: Offers real-time language courses with native teachers who conduct lessons over Skype.
  9. Knewton: Is an adaptive learning platform that allows anyone to build powerful adaptive learning applications.
  10. SoFi: Allows you to save money by re-financing your federal and private student loans.
  11. eduFire: Is a platform that allows live learning to take place over the Internet anytime from anywhere.
  12. Academic Earth: Offers a comprehensive collection of free online video college courses from leading universities.
  13. 2U: Provides universities with the technology, infrastructural support and capital they need to transform on-campus programs into state-of-the-art web-based programs.
  14. Udemy: Allows anybody to create online course with on-demand and live classes.
  15. Khan Academy: Is a website that features over thousands of educational resources, including a personalized learning dashboard, micro lectures via. video tutorials stored on YouTube teaching Mathematics, History, Medicine, Finance, Physics and more.
  16. PracTutor: Is an adaptive learning ecosystem for Math and English for K8 students involving parents and teachers.
  17. Koofers: Provides a free test bank, college lecture notes, professor ratings, course reviews, grade distributions, flash cards and a schedule maker.
  18. iversity – Is a European MOOC platform offering courses from mostly European universities in English and local languages.
  19. Phodphad: Is an online learning management app on which you can easily access the best video lectures and tutorials on the web from top most universities and instructors. It helps you curate and manage your online learning.
  20. Schoology: Is a learning management system (LMS) and social network that makes it easy to create and share academic content.
  21. Zane Prep: Is a platform to engage K-8 students around the world in supplemental STEM education.
  22. StudyPal: Helps students by finding study partners studying for the same standardized tests such as GMAT, GRE, CFA, CAT, MCAT, LSAT in their city.
  23. Vittana: Is an NGO that allows people to lend money via the Internet to students in the developing world.
  24. WizIQ: Provides virtual classroom tools to deliver online & blended courses.
  25. Neehr Perfect: Is an electronic health records manager designed for health-care education.
  26. Udacity: Offers online classes taught by top instructors and industry experts where you can take courses at your own pace.
  27. Coursera: Offers MOOCs from top universities and organizations.
  28. Educreations: Offers the easiest way to create and share online lessons using either an iPad or a web browser.
  29. Slader: Provides user-generated answers and step-by-step explanations for popular Pre-Algebra through Calculus level textbooks and interactivity tools to connect users together for micro-tutoring services.
  30. Sclipo: Is a modern LMS providing teachers with web teaching  tools integrated with social features.
  31. Shiksha Power: Creates original content and programmes especially for the Indian audience.
  32. Skillshare: Provides online classes to learn anything from anyone.
  33. Sophia: Is a customizable education platform that offers academic tutorials.
  34. Piazza: Is a free online gathering place where students can ask, answer, and explore 24/7, under the guidance of their instructors.
  35. CarrotSticks : Provides online Math games and problems for elementary school kids.
  36. Lumosity: Is a simple online brain training program.
  37. Haiku Learning: Allows you to create classroom pages, add and organize content blocks, change layouts, and publish it.
  38. IntelligentPapers: Builds tools for global equality in education.
  39. SuperCoolSchool: Allows individuals and organizations to build their next generation online school.
  40. Qeyno Labs: Works with local partners and schools to close the STEM diversity gap in K-12 education by transforming the interests of under-served youth into STEM career pathways using web and mobile-based technology.
  41. BetterLesson: Is a curriculum-sharing social network platform for teachers.
  42. Time to Know: Is a digital teaching platform that provides teachers with tools for powerful real-time classroom management, robust summative and formative assessment and effective lesson planning.
  43. Enzi: Is a platform that allows people to people social investing. People can invest in the education of bright students in exchange for a share in their future income for a fixed period of time.
  44. netTrekker: Is an educational search tool with standards aligned, teacher-approved digital resources from the web and unique learning tools used by K-12 educators and students.
  45. Kaltura: Is a video platform offering video solutions, software and services for video publishing, management, syndication and monetization.
  46. TeachersPayTeachers: Offers original lesson plans and other teacher resources.
  47. Curriki: Offers free to use learning and teaching content from diverse content providers and educators from around the world.
  48. Pocket Tales: Turns reading books into a game for kids and their friends. It’s a great way for kids to engage with books, discover their next read, and send and receive book recommendations.
  49. Enrolled: Is a place for classmates, friends, and professors exclusive to your university.
  50. MindSnacks: Provides social games on mobile devices for learning a foreign language.
  51. Motion Math: Provides fun learning games that let kids play with numbers and fuse fun and learning.
  52. Voxy: Is an English learning platform that creates personalized lessons which adapt based on your level, interests and goals.
  53. HigherNext: Is a testing platform (test administration, online proctoring and certification) for K-12, Higher Education and Certification.
  54. Quora: Is a Q&A website created, edited and organized by its community of users.
  55. LearnBoost: Is a free, easy to use online gradebook software with grade book, lesson plan, attendance and calendar tools for teachers.
  56. Quizlet: Provides smart study tools that keep track of your progress, flashcards, social learning with educational games.
  57. Schooltown: Is a cloud hosted student learning and faculty community platform.
  58. Tutorhub: Is a collaborative Q&A and online tutoring platform.
  59. Minglebox: Offers best-in-class content on colleges, courses, test preparation, exams, admissions and higher education news.
  60. Brainscape: Is a web and mobile study platform that helps you learn things faster by simplifying and accelerating the learning process.
  61. Bookrenter: Is an online textbook rental site.
  62. OpenEnglish: Is an online English school that offers personalized, live classes 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with teachers who are all native English speakers.
  63. InstaGrok: Is an intelligent educational search engine that empowers self-directed learning from the Web.
  64. TapToLearn: Provides easy to use, interactive apps, designed to build learning for your iPhone, iPod touch and iPad devices.
  65. Redu: Is a teaching and learning platform built on the top of a social network.
  66. EduLift: Is a platform that combines tried and tested pedagogic methodology with innovative software, web applications and print resources in order to improve the way we learn.
  67. Edualert: Is a web and mobile based application for educational institutions, which provides tools and utilities to improve administration and interaction with parents.
  68. MasterStreet: Is a free search engine for professional and executive education classes and programs.
  69. Saundz: Is an online education software helps non-native speakers learn the 40 sounds of American English and practice pronunciation skills.
  70. LurnQ: Is a unified, open online learning platform for learners and teachers that adds a social aspect to learning.
  71. Venturesity: Is an online university that offers live online courses and provides opportunities to learn from world class experts.
  72. Function Space: Is a social learning network for science featuring articles, video lectures, problem solving, discussions and networking for participants from academia to corporate research.
  73. Fedena: Is an online school management system that adapts to the system and process of your institution.
  74. SahVidya: Is an educational network for tertiary education worldwide that provides storage, sharing and networking for academics.
  75. Pace2race Academy: Provides course specific free video tutorials.
  76. OpenStudy: Is a social learning network where students ask questions, give help, and connect with other students.
  77. 8D World: Is a leader in providing adaptive learning solutions in China.
  78. Course Hero: Connects the best content and subject matter experts with passionate learners to create an environment where anyone can learn what they want, in the way that suits them best.
  79. Udemy: Is an online learning platform that allows instructors to host courses.
  80. Zoodles: Helps you find age appropriate games for your children that make learning fun.
  81. Collaborize Classroom: Is a free collaborative education platform for students and teachers.
  82. TenMarks: Is a Math resource that helps teachers reinforce what they teach to drive success for every student.
  83. VocabSushi: Is a website to learn vocabulary in a fun way. It is ideal for students studying for standardized tests, and is also perfect for anyone looking to expand his or her vocabulary to communicate more precisely.
  84. MindSnacks: Provides educational games for learners of all ages.
  85. Coursmos: Is a micro-learning platform where you can take short educational courses and also easily create online micro-courses with a mobile application.
  86. GradTrain: Creates the first web community for people who want to attend graduate school in another country.
  87. Bridge International Academies: Is a chain of nursery and primary schools delivering high-quality education for just $5 a month on an average.
  88. Academia.edu: Academics can use it to share their research, monitor deep analytics around the impact of their research, and track the research of academics they follow.
  89. Rate Your Institute: Is a community based educational institutional rating and reviews platform which is by the community and for the community. It helps you to check in with your friends, family, teachers and others to figure out which school /institute to apply and get admissions.
  90. PrepMe: Provides skills-based curriculum to ensure that students are better prepared to take the ACT, SAT, or PSAT and also have a real understanding of the material needed for college readiness and success.
  91. Bookboon: Is a global eBook publisher that offers a huge range of eBooks in seven languages, directly available to download from the website.
  92. One Million by One Million: Is a global virtual incubator that aims to nurture a million entrepreneurs to greatly increase their annual revenues, thereby increasing the global GDP and the number of jobs.
  93. EduGain: Offers an assessment infrastructure that focuses on helping a child understand the various aspects (categorized by class and topics) that are relevant to their age.
  94. CourseHorse: Is a site for local learners that help them discover, compare and enroll in high quality local learning programs, ranging from casual programs, like cooking, art & fitness to professional skill building courses like finance, writing or HTML.
  95. WYRA: Is an education portal that provides optimized learning content to school students to help them enjoy learning and clarify their fundamentals to score better in exams.
  96. Dev Bootcamp: Is a 8-week program teaching people Ruby on Rails.
  97. Classmate: Here you can read and write reviews of your classes, read what former students think about the subjects you want, and help new students with your experience when you are done.
  98. edX: Offers free courses designed specifically for interactive study via the web, provided by MIT, Harvard and Berkeley.
  99. Accredible: Lets you put self-study, informal learning & MOOCs on your CV with as much credibility as formal study by self-certifying.
  100. 19Pencils: Combines search, social bookmarking, online assessments, Internet monitoring, and social media engagement, all working together to simplify and improve the educational process for both teachers and students.

If you know about other EdTech startups that interest you, then please add them to the list. The Comment Box awaits you.

About the Author
Author: Saomya Saxena
Educational technology blogger, loves to research and write about tools and tips for educators on how to integrate technology into everyday instruction creatively and effectively. Fond of reading and writing.

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