Educational Products and Apps With Millions of Users Each

Educational Products and Apps With Over 1 Million Users Each

16) Coursera

Start Year: 2012

Founders: Andrew Ng, Daphne Koller

Website: https://www.coursera.org/

Number of Users: 11.8 Million

Apps: Android, iOS

Description: This is an education company aligned with top universities that are providing students with free MOOC’s.   

On Social Media: Facebook, twitter, LinkedIn

17) edX

Start Year: 2012

Founders: Anant Agarwal 

Website: https://www.edx.org/

Number of Users: 4 Million

Apps: Android, iOS

Description: EdX is a nonprofit, open-source enterprise offering more than 380 online courses from more than 60 member institutions, composed of both leading global universities and a diverse group of prominent organizations around the world. 

On Social Media: Facebook, twitter, LinkedIn

18) Codeacademy

Start Year: 2011

Founders: Zach Sims, Ryan Bubinski

Website: https://www.codecademy.com/

Number of Users: 24 Million

Description: An online platform where you can learn coding and discover concepts such as HTML/CSS, Javascript/jQuery, Python, Ruby, PHP, and APIs by actually building things and getting constant feedback from peers.

On Social Media: Facebook, twitter, LinkedIn

19) Code.org

Start Year: 2013

Founders: Hadi Partovi, Ali Partovi

Website: https://code.org/

Number of Users: 15 Million

Description: a non-profit dedicated to expanding access to computer science, and increasing participation by women and underrepresented students of color. The vision behind the platform is that every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science. The company believes computer science should be part of core curriculum, alongside other courses such as biology, chemistry or algebra.

On Social Media: Facebook, twitter, LinkedIn

20) Chegg

Start Year: 2007

Founders: Osman Rashid, Aayush Phumbhra, Josh Carlson

Website: http://www.chegg.com/

Number of Users: 13 Million

Apps: Android, iOS

Description: Chegg is an online textbook rental company offering services to universities and community colleges in the U.S.

On Social Media: Facebook, twitter

21) Knewton

Start Year: 2008

Founders: Jose Ferreira

Website: https://www.knewton.com/

Number of Users: 10 Million

Description: It is the world's leading adaptive learning company that partners with pioneering learning companies, publishers, content providers, and educational institutions to enable personalization at massive scale. It provides its partners with an infrastructure platform that leverages advanced technology and data science to improve educational experiences for every single student using Knewton-enhanced learning materials.

On Social Media: Facebook, twitter, LinkedIn

22) Lynda.com

Start Year: 1995

Founders: Bruce Heavin, Lynda Weinman

Website: http://www.lynda.com/

Number of Users: +4 Million

Apps: Android, iOS, Windows

Description: An online platform that provides online tutoring via video tutorials for those who want to learn software, creative and business skills.  

On Social Media: Facebook, twitter

23) Instructure

Start Year: 2008

Founders: Brian Whitmer, Devlin Daley

Website: http://www.instructure.com/

Number of Users: 18 Million

Apps: Android, iOS

Description: Instructure is a technology company that is focused on providing cloud-based learning management software for educational institutions, companies and other organizations for K-12 and higher education.

On Social Media: Facebook, twitter

24) CreativeLIVE

Start Year: 2010

Founders: Craig Swanson, Chase Jarvis

Website: https://www.creativelive.com/

Number of Users: 2 Million

Description:  This online platform Features live workshops in photography, video, design, business, audio, music, crafting, and software training, Anyone can watch these live online workshops — for FREE — and interact with instructors in real time.

On Social Media: Facebook, twitter

25) WyzAnt

Start Year: 2005

Founders: Andrew Geant, Michael Weishuhn

Website: https://www.wyzant.com/

Number of Users: 2 Million

Apps: Android

Description: WyzAnt is a leading online education company, connecting students of all ages with high quality private tutors.

On Social Media: Facebook, twitter, LinkedIn

26) Imagine Easy Solutions

Start Year: 2001

Founders: Darshan Somashekar & Neal Taparia are Co-Founders & Co-CEOs.

Website: http://www.imagineeasy.com/

Number of Users: 100 Million

Apps: Android, iOS

Description: Imagine Easy Solutions focus on building educational solutions for teachers and students that works well. The idea is to promote 21st century writing, research and critical thinking skills, which are instrumental for success in school and career.

On Social Media: Facebook, twitter, LinkedIn

27) DreamBox Learning

Start Year: 2004

Founders: Lou Gray

Website: http://www.dreambox.com/

Number of Users: 1.5 Million

Apps: iOS

Description: DreamBox Learning is an adaptive learning environment that transforms the way students engages with math. Dynamic adaptations, based not just on answers but also on strategies, enable all learners, from struggling to advanced, to excel. Integrated assessment and highly individualized math instruction let students work independently; keep them in their optimal learning zone. 

On Social Media: Facebook, twitter, LinkedIn

28) Learnist

Start Year: 2012

Founders: Farb Nivi

Website: http://learni.st/

Number of Users: 1 Million

Apps: iOS, Android  

Description: Learnist is a crowd-sourced collection of the world's knowledge. You can follow and learn from experts around the world, and save boards to your reading list for easy access. Signing up and browsing content on Learnist is free.

On Social Media: Facebook, twitter

29) Frog Education

Start Year: 1999

Website: http://www.frogeducation.com/

Number of Users: 7 Million

Description: they create cool technology for schools that takes the stress out of teaching and improves learning. Frog works with primary and secondary schools around the world to help engage students and raise education attainment. 

On Social Media: Facebook, twitter

30) DAEKYO

Start Year: 1991

Founders: Youngjoong Kang

Website: http://www.myeyelevel.com/Global/english/about/aboutdakyo.aspx

Number of Users: 1 Million

Description: It is a global educational service provider that develops variety of educational methods and is helping students create a foundation for lifelong learning. The various products they offer are Eye Level Math, English, and Korean programs.

On Social Media: Facebook

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Author: Priyanka Gupta
Priyanka is a blogger by profession and has an increasing interest to write about the edtech space. While writing she keeps in mind the educators to come up with right resources and ideas which might be relevant for them in relation to effective use of technology in their profession and institutions/classrooms.
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