This article showcases our top picks for the best Sweden based Education companies. These startups and companies operate a variety of Education solutions. We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands. Regardless, they are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
What is EdTech?
Educational technology is the combined use of computer hardware, software, and educational theory and practice to facilitate learning. When referred to with its abbreviation, EdTech, it is often referring to the industry of companies that create educational technology. (Source)
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Top Sweden Education Companies
Sana Labs is the global leader in the development and application of artificial intelligence to learning. We partner with the world’s leading organizations to transform learning outcomes with personalized learning.
The interdisciplinary teams consist of experienced engineers and scientists with backgrounds ranging from Google AI and Spotify to Imperial College and BCG Gamma.. .
Kognity’s vision is to radically improve learning for the world’s 1.5bn school students. Education is the solution to the world’s biggest problems – poverty, conflicts, environmental destruction among others – and we think we can create a paradigm shift in global learning efficacy.
Kognity’s software makes both teaching and learning more effective and engaging. It replaces printed textbooks at our customer schools with the next generation alternative.
Launched commercially in 2015, Kognity is now in over 70 countries and grows more than 100% y.o.y. We are always looking for new stars in technology, sales and operations..
Albert helps people who needs extra assistance in Math. It is a digital platform that makes it easier for students to achieve their full potential in mathematics.
Albert is based on artificial intelligence that makes it understand the student’s unique needs. Albert provides tailor-made and flexible help – anywhere and at any time..
Multi-award winning DigiExam’s vision is to inspire and redefine the way learners are assessed. The platform enables students to take tests digitally in an easy to use, safe and reliable environment.
The main purpose of DigiExam has been to make schools more efficient and put teachers back in the classroom. It has been shown to save up to 50% of the grading time for the teachers, time they can spend on inspiring their students instead.
DigiExam launched in Sweden 2014 and is today used by thousands of schools and universities all around the world. With offices in Stockholm, New York and London, DigiExam’s customers include Stockholm School of Economics, The Hewitt School and Columbia University..
AIAR EdTech AB
AIAR is democratizing education for the 2.5 billion people in need worldwide. By using new technology to innovate totally new processes, instead of repairing old ones, AIAR is providing the world’s first mobile ecosystem for lifelong learning with 360° content scope.
A much-needed solution to the three key challenges the industry is faced with. 1) Motivation: even with thousands of courses to choose from, none of them takes into consideration our individual preferences in learning.
2) Trust: widespread fraud in online certifications doesn’t make them credible enough, rendering a completion rate as low as 7%. 3) Cost: traditional education isn’t accessible to all, and the increasing demand for lifelong learning makes even online courses a burden.
AIAR® Digital Ecosystem of Learning solves all these issues. Say hello to AI-support for personalization, secure blockchain certificates for credibility, and utility tokens for lifelong learning.
And by the way, did we mention that the global learning market is worth $6 trillion? So, say also hello to the next unicorn… daring to change the world :-). .
Medituner provides a digital solution developed with the goals of helping patients take control of their asthma, simplifying the process and increasing efficiency for caregivers. The solution, called AsthmaTuner, is connected to a spirometer and gives the user control over his asthma.
Patients can now measure the level of their asthma and receive automated, individually tailored treatment recommendations directly through the app.. .
Smart Recruitment – Automate the process between your job ad and the first interview. Increase screening efficiency Efficiently screen your candidates based on their skills and motivation – automagically – regardless of number of candidates.
Deepen candidate engagement Engage today’s generation of candidates through rewarding experiences and allow them to get insights into your company before the interview. Lower your hiring costs We don’t charge per candidate.
Evaluate 100,000 candidates at the same cost as 100 – no need to limit yourself in the search for new talent.. .
Dugga offers digital tests with automatic correction, measurable results and full integration with your school’s learning platform. Dugga is an easy-to-use, flexible and secure digital system for various types of tests, exams, assignments and national exams.
Dugga is platform independent (PC, Mac, iPad Chromebook etc) and is suitable for all levels of education. For the student, it is about learning.
For teachers, it is about doing what they really want to do: to teach and help each individual to reach his/her full potential. Dugga ensures an objective evaluation with flexible tools for different needs..
Unikum.net represents a new generation of mobile school portal apps for preschools and schools – built to be combined with collaboration platforms from Google, Microsoft and Apple. Unikum.nettypically replaces the old generation of all-in-one Learning Platforms / LMS systems.
Focus – Unikum a mobile learning portal focused on collaboration in country & curriculum specific core school processes such as 1) Planning for learning projects, based on the curriculum, 2) Formative and summative assessment, and 3) Follow up of learning results on student, group, school and municipality level, and 4) Planning and tracking special needs activities and progress. Traction – Unikum was founded in Sweden, and today has over 1 000 000 user accounts, in over 5000 schools in more than 70 cities.
Unikum is growing rapidly and is preparing to enter other markets outside Sweden. Bootstrapped Saas business model – Unikum was founded in 2005 – is bootstrapped with cash flow positive growth – and has already reached 3 MUSD annually recurring revenue ARR.
Drivers for growth – Important factors behind the growth are 1) Everything works on all devices (mobile, tablet, portable), 2) Built to complement cloud services from e.g. Google and Microsoft, 3) A complete built in curriculum database, and 4) A marketplace with over 500 000 lesson plans with Creative Commons licenses shared between teachers across the country..
Peppy Pals is a series of fun and educational, award-winning apps and books that nurture children’s ages 2-8 Social & Emotional Intelligence (EQ) through story-telling. We don’t use text or language, score-stress or in-app purchases, instead we let kids interact with five animal characters that exhibit these skills.
Our vision is to create a world without bullying, hatred and exclusion. Peppy Pals framework has been designed in close collaboration with both nationally and internationally recognized early childhood education experts, including EQ-psychologists and researchers.
It is a unique way of learning and exploring emotions and feelings without “right or wrong”, set in a relaxed and pleasant environment. This means that Peppy Pals can be played by children all over the world, and also by those with special needs such as Autism, ADHD, and Asperger’s..
Stroller develops applications intended to provide an interlinked social media platform from pregnancy to parental leave. Stroller permits users to connect with parents close to them based on their own preferences and interest so they can start their own group or join existing ones where they can discuss and socialize with other parents, allowing users to easily meet others in their proximity sharing similar interests.
Stroller is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.. .
Astrid Education is an education technology company that combines state of the art technology developed for learning with a leading academic and pedagogical approach. Astrid was founded in 2021 and is backed by a renowned set of investors and advisors.
Our “magical schoolbook” is a complete learning platform for reading that brings students, teachers and parents together to make reading fun. An engaging personalised learning journey for the learner, supported by deep insights and recommendations made available to teachers and parents.
Astrid is a seamless remote learning solution, available anytime, anywhere, powered by AI. Astrid is located in Stockholm, Sweden and Oxford, UK..
Swiftr is a training service that provides a wide network of well-appointed gyms and training facilities, all collected during a membership. This way, as a member, users can get access to a varied range without compromising quality or price.
The company is passionate about spreading exercise pleasure and providing the best training through ultimate flexibility. The membership is also completely unlimited.
Crossfit, yoga, or gym training, with Swiftr, training is inspiring, flexible, and possible. Swiftr was founded on 2016 by Fanny Sjöström and Johanna Sjögren.
It is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.. .
Coursio is a publishing service that offers education-oriented content and courses. The platform is used by educators, publishers, bloggers, authors, book publishers, and education-oriented organizations.
Coursio was founded by Christoffer Elings-Pers in 2011 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.. .
Daily Bits Of
Daily Bits Of a learning company who delivers daily bite sized learning in the formats you love. We make learning for those who doesn’t have time for learning.
Please visit us at dailybitsof.com and sign up for any of our free courses. Our course creators use Daily Bits Of as a tool to build strong relations with fans and customers.
We believe that the future of marketing is all about sharing your expertise. Agree? Apply for an account and join us!.
School Parrot is a independent review and information platform for Schools. It is a state of the art database ready to become the world’s largest database for Schools.
From kindergarteners to Universities. Our goal is that all humans should have easy access to information about Schools.
We will launch country by country.. .
Moblrn offers a very smart and simple platform for creating your own training programs. With our tool it is easy to improve the skills and knowledge of your employees.
The platform was launched 2016 and is tailor made for education using smart phones. Our platform is optimized for micro learning, a modern training method based on insights regarding effective learning.
Basically micro learning is all about serving your employees bite sized content over time and on a regular basis.. .
Haldor Having access to qualitative education is the best way to create self-confident, knowledgeable and responsible citizens and in addition transform the world into a better place for future generations. In order to achieve this, one needs an educational system that can provide teachers and students with an educational environment that supports this vision.
The global educational systems are currently under the influence of a paradigm shift, where teachers and students need to adapt to a more digitalized and technology driven society. One could say that the digitalization process has finally reached the educational sector.
This is where we want to make a difference.. .
NUITEQ® is a collaborative software company that enables educational institutions to add value through smarter human interaction.
Designed to support distance learning, digitalization and productivity, Snowflake, NUITEQ’s educational software solution enables educators to enhance interactive learning. It helps reduce lesson planning time, offers the tools needed for personalized learning, and provides a safe environment for authentic feedback in a collaborative setting.
Our award-winning software solution is used by customers in over 70 countries.
For more information, visit www.nuiteq.com.
NUITEQ® and Natural User Interface® are registered trademarks of Natural User Interface Technologies AB in Sweden, EU, and the USA.
Codarica introduces kids to computer science by utilizing game play and storytelling. With two apps on the market, and 380 000 downloads, Codarica is showing that the market is in need of products that are fun, educational and are breaking gender barriers.
Programming is the 21st century form of literacy, and Codarica wants to make sure that kids all over the world get a head start in the world of code at an early age when this kind of learning experience is native.. .
Skillbreak is a marketplace for social learning experiences. We provide a platform for influencers and creative experts to make money on their skills by offering workshops.
The workshops are bite-sized and practical – from crafting a fine drop coffee or painting on canvas to fermenting greens. They are for anyone with curiosity to learn a new craft or skill.
Thus we make learning easy, social and fun for people, throughout life.. .
Bentigo is a network of exciting venues welcoming mobile workers plus an online service to find them. Many of which are open to book and pay for by the hour.
Your workspace on-demand, around the corner wherever you happen or like to be. Created in Sweden, catering initially to more than 400.000 mobile workers in Stockholm..
Anoto Group is the company behind and world leading in the unique technology for digital pen and paper, which enables fast and reliable transmission of handwritten text into a digital format. Anoto operates through a global partner network that focuses on user-friendly forms solutions for efficient capture, transmission and storage of data within different business segments, e.g.
healthcare, bank and finance, transport and logistics and education.. .
Lin Education is a Swedish Education Technology company founded in 2007 as distributor of IT hardware (i.e. computers, laptops, tablets) to Swedish schools.
The Company has since also expanded into segments for digital content, training and supplementary services for a digital learning environment.. .
NE Nationalencyklopedin | Brockhaus
NE / Brockhaus aims to be the leading digital education provider in its markets. We are a SaaS in the educational sector, mainly focused on B2B (schools and districts).
By combining our great content assets with leading technology we are providing innovative and user-friendly services for teachers and students. Our services are used from kindergarten up to university, and range from simple dictionary services to learning management systems and digital learning material that more than replace traditional textbooks, at a fraction of the cost.
The Education market is the largest market in the world by public expenditure, and less than 2% is digital. With our strong heritage in content and learning, and our passion for new technology and user-friendly applications, we believe we will continue to win customers and improve learning in our markets..
The company behind BizPart Engage, Alien Interactive AB is a Swedish IT-company, established 1999. We’re a Microsoft Certified Partner with a high level of business, as well as technical, knowledge.
Since 2001 we have built a web based platform BizPart where BizPart Engage is built on. We have over 100 customers and 10 000 frequent users of which many are global corporations and market leaders in their respective area..
Perhaps the world’s best reference tool. Citationsy’s easy to use interface lets the user search for books, music, podcasts, and academic papers and cite them with a single click.
Paste a link, and Citationsy’s automagic referencing engine will analyse the website and generate the citation with no manual input required. All the references are kept securely in the cloud and are available everywhere, from any device.
Citationsy’s book-barcode scanning app makes citing books a matter of seconds. References can be exported in over 8,500 citation styles to any application, including Harvard Referencing, APA, MLA, DIN, and hundreds of others..
Your Speech Factory
We turn business people into better speakers. Your Speech Factory is a Swedish tech start-up based in Malmö with a global footprint which helps companies improve their employee’s communication skills.
Together with industry experts within public speaking, we have developed AI-based software to make it fun and easy to train for a business presentation. Our AI coach helps you monitor, develop and maintain communication skills needed in the modern meeting environment.
Our mission is to enhance an organization’s presentation skills to increase our client’s communication abilities and image. We aim to be the world’s all-in-one solution for improving an organization’s communication skills.
To see our AI coach in action and understand our business core, visit our Vimeo account https://vimeo.com/yourspeechfactoryor have a look at our website https://www.yourspeechfactory.com/Recently, we have closed a corporate deal which approves our concept and the market research has shown a demand for our product. Currently, we are looking for an investment of 400.000 EUR which will help us to close 5-10 more corporate deals and let us expand for future operations..
Stride is the revolutionary leadership product built to help become a confident leader. For too long, we’ve been taught that leadership is an elite act that’s linked to your job title.
Now you hold leadership development in your hand, regardless of your age, job title, or seniority. With Stride, you’ll learn what it truly means to lead, and how to do it.
We’ll bust common myths and you’ll discover which style of leadership is the best fit for you. Designed by leadership and design experts, Stride will help you learn the mindset required, the basics of leadership, and techniques for dealing with inevitable challenges.
Whether you’re new to leadership or you’re a seasoned professional you’ll love learning and forming new habits with Stride.. .
Mathleaks is a digital teaching aids in mathematics. They provide detailed and educational solutions to homework assignments in the usual textbooks for primary school 9th grade and high school.
Mathleaks has a composition of skills that are relevant to us, that is, in mathematics, pedagogy and technology. The employees have graduated from the Stockholm School of Economics, the Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University..
Swedish Education Group
Swedish Education Group is an operator of private schools in Sweden, with more than 3,600 students enrolled. Swedish Education Group operates nine schools in Sweden’s three largest cities.
The company’s core business is upper secondary schools, but PPS also operates schools for children with special needs, as well as compulsory schools.. .
Loops Education strives to make learning accessible and engaging in a world that places higher demands on continuous development. Schools, companies and organizations need access to digital learning of high educational quality.
Developed in collaboration with active educators, Loops is a digital platform and learning environment to help educators create and share meaningful learning processes.. .
We create GOOD GAME experiences in order to entertain and inspire children and their families to learn more about health, wellbeing and sustainable living. We believe that Play is not only the most fun but also the most powerful way of learning.
By entertaining and inspiring children and their parents, together we are shaping a healthier and more sustainable future. Still in its cradle, our company has already attracted the attention of many companies and organisations.
If you are representing a brand or organisation and would like to discuss possible collaborations, please contact us at [email protected] Gro Play is currently participating in the STING Fast Forward Accelerator program at SUP46 in Stockholm, Sweden.
Founder Patricia Richter is a Change Leader within Reach for Change. Reach for Change was founded by the Kinnevik Group (Tele2, Metro, Korsnäs, MTG, CDON Group).
This independent non-profit foundation invests in social entrepreneurs who help children and youth to a better life. GRO PLAY is a proud winner of the Swedish Living Green award 2012..
EdQu started in spring 2014 with the aim to create the world’s best tools for knowledge measurement. They have since the start developed easy to use, regardless tools to better measure and monitor learning in school.
The idea for the first version of the service came after that in different contexts had been working with both education issues advanced software. They saw an opportunity to combine these two fields into something that would simplify the work in the school sector and ultimately to contribute to improved results .
They are committed to developing products and services that are relevant and can serve as a real support in the work of their users . Therefore, they look to continually test their products at schools during the development phase.
So far the focus has been on developing EdQu of Mathematics. Their ambition is to offer EdQu for all science, social science and humanities subjects in primary and secondary schools.
In autumn 2014 participated EdQu in STING’s accelerator program Fast Forward.. .
Studi.se is an eLearning company allows students to learn in the medium they use the most Internet. It offers children inspiration and life long learning through a fun, intuitive and awarding toolbox with the best teachers to be found.
More than a thousand unique videos and quizzes are tailored to individual curriculums and adapted to individual learning needs. In addition, the company gives the opportunity to both support the students who need that little extra and find information for those who want more challenge and grow faster.
Studi.se was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.. .
At Educations.com, they help you find your ideal study abroad education. Use their unique education search engine to find thousands of programs around the world.
Education programs are listed by category, location, and education level (bachelor, diploma, PhD, etc.). When you find a program that interests you, request information from the school using the form on the page.
Educations.com has a wide variety of different education levels including diplomas, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, doctorates and PhD courses, distance learning and summer courses. Good luck with finding your future education abroad!.
Lekolar AB is the market leader in the Nordic region in creating learning environments in schools and pre-schools by supplying educational products, furniture and equipment, consumables and arts & crafts materials. The business began life as part of BRIO over 40 years ago.
In 2004, BRIO sold off its business area BRIO Educational, since when Lekolar has tripled its business, making it better placed to meet the purchasing demands of Nordic municipalities. Lekolar is active in Norway, Denmark, Finland and Sweden.
Head office is located in Osby, in the south of Sweden, and the group has its own purchasing office in Shanghai, China.. .
Aline – Learn Better
Aline is an education platform for professionals who are continuously learning and building on their skills but have little or no validation for this. We integrate existing learning sources (online courses, articles, podcasts) into one place, and prove this knowledge on the learner profiles.
Aline helps organisations enhance their learning culture by providing a real-time overview of interests, knowledge, and progress. Aline allows organisations and their employees to learn more, learn better and learn together through our social learning platform..
Mobile apps for English language learning Brainglass was founded on the vision to facilitate motivational learning of languages. Internal motivation is spurred by interest, but unfortunately individuals have such varied interests that it is more or less impossible to create educational material which triggers the inner tiger of everyone.
So why not then turn authentic media for natives into educational material for second and foreign language learning by integrating advanced learning tools into them. Brainglass main app Read4English on iOS and Android bridges the often unsurmountable gap between educational material and native media by karaoke-style audio-visual synch of audiobooks and e-books together with a fully integrated bi-lingual dictionary to 16 languages, including Chinese, Japanese and Korean.
Looked-up words can by a tap be turned into exercises to be used in the integrated Vocabulary Learning Tool.. .
A embedded software consultancy company based in Stockholm, Sweden. We provide expertise in the fields of low-level software, kernels, firmware, device drivers, near-hardware programming.
Software architecture, product management are also our strong forte.. .
LU Innovation is the hub for innovation and commercialisation at Lund University. They work with the University’s researchers and students to bring benefit and growth to society.
Their goal and mission is to contribute to increased growth in Sweden by ensuring knowledge and research from Lund University benefit society. By supporting and developing research findings with researchers and students they work to lead more ideas to company formations and/or licensing deals.
Services for all researchers and students: – Business advice – support and advice – Verification support – VFT – Market and IP screening – comprehensive survey of markets, competitors and patent situation The services are freely available to researchers and students at all faculties at Lund University. An important part of the work of LU Innovation is providing commercialisation support to individual researchers or students.
As well as business developers with many years of experience from both research and business, they have patent engineers, a communications officer and a lawyer who can help with the process. LU Innovation has two sections: one a part of the public authority and the other a holding company, which function as one unit with a joint mission and joint management.
LU Innovation is led by the board of the holding company and the steering group of the public authority section. The members of the two bodies are identical – see board members.
The operations are led by Director of Innovation Linus Wiebe, who is both MD of the holding company and head of the public authority section.. .
Natur & Kultur
Today, Natur & Kultur is the sole publishing house in Sweden with a catalogue spanning educational textbooks, academic literature as well as trade literature. We are confident that these disparate publishing areas enrich and complement each other under the umbrella of our mission statement.
Bold investments in the 60s and the 80s have served to make our educational and trade titles very successful in the market. This long-term profitability has enabled Natur & Kultur to build our capital to the extent that, today, the foundation can operate effectively while prioritizing corporate sustainability over short-term profitability..
Talex AB one of Sweden’s largest suppliers of e-commerce and e-learning systems on the market today. Talex was founded in 2002 (first as a Limited partnership) but we were already active as a private business concentrating on e-learning as early as 1997.
Today there are six of us working at Talex AB. .
30minMBA – Re-imagining workplace engagement 30minMBA is an award-winning company dedicated to increasing workplace engagement through cultural consulting and actionable learning. In a context of the increasing importance of creativity and productivity along side the more than ever fierce competition for talent, we empower companies through a cultural transformation; preparing them for the Future of Work.
We help you design your purpose-driven company to keep and attract High Achievers and to build a strong base for growth focusing on purpose, values, and empowering behavior. We are uniquely positioned to serve startups, scale-ups, and fast-growing companies looking to build and grow a business in which culture, leadership, and strategy are enabling long-term sustainable success.
Learn more at 30minMBA.com. .
Yrkesakademin is a vocational education company and private provider of labor market training in Sweden. The company offers vocational educations in several fields, professional drivers, machine operators, industrial engineering, Yh, warehouse logistics, study abroad, and service.
The Company focuses on capital intensive and more complex educations relative its Swedish peers.. .
Entergate specializes in web applications, such as survey and analysis tools, communication tools, knowledge tests and administration of training courses and seminars. They deliver high-tech solutions that bring you more flexible and comprehensive communications capabilities, unified marketing solutions and affordable quality.
Their development is 100% customer-driven and offers a very high level of practical experience, knowledge and stability.. .
Codeasy.net is an online educational course, with the main aim to teach beginners programming in a story-telling and interactive way. It is designed for absolute beginners and does not require any prior knowledge to start.
We focused on helping people to write their first, second and third program without even realizing this. Codeasy is not about immediately getting a job, it is not about going into complex details of every subject, it is all about helping people to get into coding in the easiest possible way.
The course 80% consists of practical tasks and allows to code directly in the online compiler, check the written code and get help with writing correct code. The service is developed by software developers, corresponding the up-to-date software development trends and provides online assistance from the mentors – who are professional programmers..
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