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15 Most Promising EdTech Startups - 2019

Riding the bandwagon of recent trend of digitalization, educators and academic institutions are looking to deploy technology-based learning platforms to make learning experience more interactive and collaborative. The education sector is moving away from traditional avenues of learning with technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and cloud computing.

The revolutionary EdTech solutions are catalyzing transformation of traditional learning experience to a digital experience. Cloud-powered learning tools and smart classrooms are in the vanguard of ongoing transformation. Today students can access customized learning programs on mobile devices, thus making learning a fun and seamless exercise.

Even in corporate landscape, comprehensive training modules, interactive video lessons, and simulation training are simplifying employee training and helping them gain a better understanding of their tasks and responsibilities. Widespread adoption of EdTech is making it possible for educators to address various challenges within the education sector like seamless learning experience for differently abled students and professionals. With implementation of modern EdTech tools, organizations and schools alike are successfully creating an inclusive environment for everyone to think, learn, apply, and prosper.

To help companies navigate through the best-breed of EdTech startups, StartupCity has compiled this edition on 15 most promising edtech startups. Through a distinguished panel comprised of CIOs, VCs, industry analysts, StartupCity’s editorial group, we have evaluated and shortlisted 15 edtech startups that have significantly stood out as some of the most prominent players in the education technology arena for the year 2019. The startups featured in this issue through their business knowledge and industry prowess have established their eminence in the education technology sector.

We present to you StartupCity’s “15 Most Promising EdTech Startups - 2019.”

    Top EdTech Startups

  • Integrates purposeful data across ed tech systems, analyzes results against research-based frameworks, and delivers actionable information that drives learning

  • The company merges gameplay with real-world productivity and education to inspire the next generation of STEM students in construction

  • Knewton brings in adaptive technologies and products that deliver personalized and lasting learning experiences

  • Provides a customizable platform featuring multiple integrated products that fulfill the state and federal accountability requirements of school districts all states

  • ExecOnline


    Provides executives at the world’s great companies with access to outstanding professional development. ExecOnline is the first company to take the online university partnership model to the B2B space

  • GoReact


    Provides a cloud-based video software for providing time-coded feedback, grading and critique of speeches, presentations, lessons and performances. Courses previously thought to require in-person instruction, like public speaking or ASL, can now be effectively taught online with GoReact

  • K16 Solutions

    K16 Solutions

    K16 Solutions aims to disrupt education technology with its education ecosystem; a intuitive, cloud-based, mobile, the industry’s only end-to-end student lifecycle system. Scaffold, the foundation for system architecture and the company’s first product, empowers users, lowers costs, and reshapes how students, staff, and faculty collaborate

  • Kaizena, Inc.

    Kaizena, Inc.

    Kaizena is an organization that’s engineering innovative solutions that have revolutionized teaching

  • Kidaptive, Inc

    Kidaptive, Inc

    Kidaptive has developed its own Adaptive Learning Platform (ALP) to help educational organizations enhance their learning experiences. The platform delivers actionable insights that immensely help client organizations

  • Nearpod


    Nearpod is an all-in-one solution for the synchronized use of iPads in the classroom that makes lectures more engaging through interactive multimedia presentations

  • PlayerLync


    PlayerLync, a mobile learning and operations software offers wireless tablet-based technology that automatically delivers high bandwidth into low bandwidth environments

  • RaiseMe


    The company is an online platform that allows college students to earn microscholarships and aid them to achieve their college ambitions

  • Real Time Cases

    Real Time Cases

    The firm is an EdTech publishing platform that connects business to higher education by delivering video-based content for students without the aid of programming knowledge and delivers learning opportunities

  • School Mint

    School Mint

    Develops cloud-based enrollment management software and provides solutions which manages admission and communication process with the families and schools

  • Wonder Workshop

    Wonder Workshop

    Wonder Workshop is teaching children to code by integrating cutting-edge hardware and software experiences. Their products include beautifully-designed robots, Dash & Dot, that children can program using mobile devices