This article showcases our top picks for the best London based Educational companies. These startups and companies operate a variety of Educational 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 London Educational Companies
TradingView is the world’s most popular network of traders and investors – powered by real-time data and market-leading analysis software. It’s a word-of-mouth success story: from TechStars in Chicago in 2013, to over 15 million monthly active site users and over 40,000 publishers, brokerages, and fintechs utilizing its investing tools.
TradingView is a global team of over 200+, founded by Stan Bokov, Denis Globa and Constantin Ivanov. In 2018 TradingView completed a $37 million Series B round led by Insight Partners, and in 2019 they acquired TradeIT in order to accelerate the company’s existing vision..
Kano provides a system of kits and coding platform that enables users to develop apps, games, and music. It teaches kids and adults about computers and coding by way of a variety of do-it-yourself hardware building kits.
Also, its computing platform enables someone to build real devices, learn how they work, code them step by step, and share their creations with the world. The company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in London, England..
Multiverse is a tech startup that seeks to provide an alternative to university training. Multiverse ensures young people have access to the best career-focused apprenticeships on offer.
Multiverse empowers and supports people to create their own realities as they journey through a fulfilling career. Multiverse is a true alternative to a one-track university route and often uninspiring corporate training..
Spill is an app that makes all the benefits of talking therapy available to everyone, every day. How does it work? We match each user with one of our Spill mentors, all of whom are fully-qualified counsellors.
Users are then able to message them every day, and they’ll reply with support, guidance and exercises to improve wellbeing and self-understanding over time. We currently work with some amazing businesses and organisations, including Rightmove and Monzo, and recently launched our product to the public with a disruptive monthly subscription plan that works out at around half the price of a single face-to-face therapy session.
It’s all part of our bigger mission to get everyone talking about their feelings more. Because we believe – and it has been scientifically proven – that we’re all happier, healthier and more self-aware as a result.
Go to www.spill.chat to find out more, or get in touch with us ([email protected]) if you’re a qualified counsellor interested in working for Spill.. .
Prodigy Finance is an online platform that offers community loans to international postgraduate students. The student borrowers gain access to higher education that they might not otherwise be able to finance, and the investing community earns financial and social return through their investments.
Banks examine student loan applications using localized lending templates and historic earnings in order to assess cross-border risk and lend to students from over 150 nationalities. These loans are collectively funded by a community of alumni, institutional investors, and qualified private investors.
Founded in 2007, the company is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.. .
Kuato Studios is an educational games developer that inspires and engages learners by capturing the excitement of learning through video games. Backed by Horizons Ventures, their London-based studio is home to talent from world-renowned games studios, AI specialists and award-winning education experts.
This unique mix of skills fosters a culture of innovation and healthy creative friction between the development and educational sides of the studio, ensuring our games find the perfect balance of learning without compromising on fun. They are pushing a new standard of educational games that combine high production values and pioneering learning methods with KAI, our adaptive learning platform.
This creates highly motivating and personalised learning experiences for every user.. .
With more than 90 million users globally, busuu is the world’s largest social network for language learning. Through a website and mobile apps, the business offers free and premium paid-for access to interactive courses for 12 languages.
Uniquely, the platform encourages collaborative learning by offering users the unique opportunity to learn the language and practice their listening, writing, reading and speaking with assistance from a rapidly growing community of native speakers. In this way, every busuu user is both student of a foreign language and tutor of their own ‘mother tongue’.
busuu was founded by Bernhard Niesner and Adrian Hilti in early 2008, with a vision to enable everyone in the world to learn a second language. Based in London, busuu offers an integrated, cross-channel platform which is constantly evolving to meet the demands of an increasingly mobile world population.
Winner of ‘Best Education Start‐up’ at The Europas TechCrunch Awards in 2011 and CeBIT Innovation Award in 2010. The company now also offers corporate language training solutions for large international companies around the world.
The company is named after the busuu language of Cameroon. According to an ethnological study from the 1980s, Busuu is spoken by only 8 people..
Graduway’s goal is to power all of the world’s alumni networking platforms. Graduway has already signed up schools from 14 countries, including some of the world’s top institutions in the US, Europe, China, India, Mexico and South Africa.
Graduway is offering a professional and tailored alumni platform that combines the trust and exclusiveness of a school brand whilst being layered and integrated with existing social networks. Graduway’s SaaS platform will be ready to use within minutes, available on all devices, easy to manage and will offer alumni exclusive benefits, mentoring tools and unique career opportunities..
Memrise is a language learning platform available in iOS, android, and web. It has more than 150 language courses across 25 languages.
The app has over 40 million registered users, all courses are totally free to learn, and there is no advertising. There are extra features and learn modes that can be unlocked with a Memrise Pro subscription.
Memrise has been profitable since late 2016.. .
We believe the UK is the best place in the world to start and grow a digital business. If you’re an ambitious tech entrepreneur, then we’ve supported thousands of people like you through all stages of business with our activities as Tech City UK and Tech North.
Our story began in Shoreditch in 2011, launched by the then Prime Minister David Cameron, to support the East London tech cluster known as London Tech City — or Silicon Roundabout. Since then we’ve been on a journey, spreading our activities to cover other parts of the UK, and have set up Tech North to run programmes across the North of England.
Last November, Prime Minister Theresa May and the Chancellor Philip Hammond announced the launch of Tech Nation, consolidating Tech City UK and Tech North’s impact. Now as Tech Nation, we’re expanding our network of growth programmes, events, skills and data resources to reach all corners and clusters of the UK.
What we do continues to be shaped by your voices. We just finished a listening tour to meet representatives from the UK’s vibrant tech landscape and understand how best to shape our national network to meet your challenges..
MarcoPolo is an award-winning educational media company for children ages 3-7. Based in London with offices in New York and Shanghai, MarcoPolo produces broadcast-quality STEAM and English Language Learning curriculum for both home and school.
Nominated for a 2019 Emmy Award, Winner Kidscreen Best Learning App Award, Winner of multiple Parents’ Choice awards, Apple Best of Awards, and 2019 Rockie Award.. .
Knoma offers a payment solution and marketplace for lifelong learning. The business is tackling the digital skills gap as the global economy shifts into the fourth industrial revolution.
We help people looking to future proof their career or move into new areas of work by reducing the barrier of payment and removing the pain point of sourcing technical courses. The business is built upon the firm belief in the importance of lifelong education to drive improvements in our customers’ future prosperity.
We believe education should be accessed in a short, but frequent manner; at a lower price point and a focus on gaining technical, digital and data skill-sets. All users can gain access up to £10,000, where the cost of a course can be spread over 12 months with flexible repayments.
The product is completely free to all end users with no interest or fees applicable. Knoma works with leading coding and tech schools.
We are a fun and driven team, ready to make an impact!. .
MyTutor provides secondary school learners with online access to over 7,000 Russell Group university students, reducing the time, hassle and cost of finding a subject expert locally. Lessons take place in their innovative online lesson space, which allows parents to substitute expensive tutors coming to their house, for live, one-to-one sessions with young, bright and successful undergraduates.
If the pupil forgets something, every session is recorded, so they can play it back after. They also partner with schools and universities to provide larger contracts for pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds.
School teachers stay up-to-date with the programme through a personalised online dashboard. The company has grown at 3x YoY for the last three years, with 200,000+ bookings and applications from 50,000 tutors.
At the same time quality has been maintained, with 70,000+ 5* reviews and every tutor personally interviewed. MyTutor was founded by Robert Grabiner, Bertie Hubbard and James Grant..
Diverse candidates are often systematically excluded when it comes to campus recruiting and high-volume hiring. Headstart diversity recruiting software breaks this cycle of exclusion and levels the playing field for all candidates by removing bias from recruiting processes.
When it comes to diversity, we are all in.. .
Aula is a social learning platform built for education. Aula replaces emails and learning management systems (e.g.
Moodle, Canvas, Blackboard, D2L) with digital infrastructure designed to encourage conversation and participation. A digital campus that complements an institution’s physical campus, Aula enables new ways to teach, learn, and create community..
Twin Science & Robotics
Twin Science & Robotics is a new generation educational experience that upskills children with physical and digital products. We believe that every child is born with a strong sense of curiosity that embodies an urge for discovery and invention.
As they grow up, the steadfast truths, the social norms, the standardized education system turn them into passive learners, inhibit their curiosity; and sometimes unknowingly turn it into fear. We created Twin with the passion that we could spark children’s innate power of curiosity and introduce ongoing fun learning experience given the right tools and platforms.
Twin introduces science and technology concepts to children, then allows them to question, to be creative, to experiment, to learn & unlearn, and to be resilient. We provide 2 platforms: Robotics Kits and Digital Application.
Different concepts of Twin robotics kits consist of electronic modules that could easily be attached with magnets. The pieces are also LEGO-compatible.
Every kit has a set of readily available experiments to spark curiosity. The number of experiments is only limited by one’s creativity! Twin digital application consists of interdisciplinary courses that expose the kids to scientific concepts.
This platform also provides a community, where Twinners can share and celebrate their experiments and learn together. In the advanced stages, using patterns of the children from their digital journey, Twin will offer a customized learning path for each child.
Brainbow (now Peak) was founded in 2012 by a Physics PhD and Amazon, EA/Playfish and Google alumni. The company’s mission is to reinvent how they consume and ‘play’ with knowledge – making it a more enjoyable experience and building healthy habits.
Peak is brain training redesigned for the mobile you. Improve your cognitive skills and build healthy training habits with fun but challenging games, goals and workouts.
SAM Labs provides everything you need to deliver the most engaging STEAM learning experience to your classroom. It seamlessly connects software and hardware with lesson plans that cover a wide variety of subjects, making learning about coding accessible, experimental, interactive and fun.
SAM Labs kits are bursting with wireless electronic blocks that each have a personality of their own. From lights to motors to sliders to buzzers, every Bluetooth-enabled block can connect to the others via the app to do something different.
Press a button to turn a light on! Use a light sensor to activate an alarm! With the app, students can code the behaviours of blocks in any way they can imagine, enabling them to make anything from simple reactions to complex creations in minutes. Students can use SAM Labs to design, write and debug programs, applying sequencing, selection and iteration.
They will use logical reasoning to write algorithms, incorporating variables, inputs and outputs. Using the blocks and app, they will learn to control and simulate physical systems..
Debut is the world’s first careers app dedicated to students and graduates. Traditional entry level recruitment channels and tools are struggling to engage with students and graduates and as such they are ineffective.
Most companies acknowledge the importance of smartphones and digital media for their target audiences but are still lacking a comprehensive mobile attraction strategy.. .
Pi-Top is an education technology company. Pi-Top enables users to build and understand their own Raspberry Pi powered laptops.
Pi-top is the only STEM platform to be endorsed by a national exam awarding body (OCR) for use in the Computer Science curriculum in the UK. Through delivering the best of the maker world in an easy to deploy solution pi-top aims to be the future of STEM learning in the classroom.
Pi-Top is operated from London, United Kingdom and distributed to over 60 countries world wide with 30+ distributors including Best Buy, RS Components, BT and Adafruit.. .
By 2025, there will be 100 million more students enrolled in higher education, 8 million of which will attend university in a foreign country. By 2021, there will be a shortage of 40 million employees with the right qualification to meet the demands of labor markets.
Schools, entrusted with the critical duty of guiding students to the right post-secondary destinations, are too frequently hampered by the need to navigate multiple systems, track a broad range of student needs, and manage the administration and paperwork that universities in different countries require. The presents an enormous challenge for college and career advisors.
They believe that enabling schools to provide smart, modern university and careers guidance is a matter of huge importance. Partnering with schools in over 60 countries, BridgeU empowers schools to prepare the students of today for the world of tomorrow..
Azoomee is a safe entertainment service for kids offering Games, Videos and Messaging in one single app. Available on mobile devices, it’s fun and constantly updated.
Parents love the simplicity, value for money and peace of mind it offers: it’s safe, free from advertising or in-app purchases, the content is curated by humans (not algorithms) and it has some learning games and videos too.. .
Tiney are on a mission to reimagine at-home childcare & unlock the potential of every child. For parents, this means easy access to an exceptional and affordable childcare community that’s built around busy modern lives.
For children, this means high quality and thoughtful play-based learning in safe settings that goes beyond national requirements for early education. For childcare providers, this means allowing them to focus on the children in their care, relieving the burden of running a small business and ensuring maximum job satisfaction..
Our purpose is to carve clear career pathways for the next generation of IT and Tech talent. By supporting a global community of engaged employees, we increase the the technical capabilities that drive organisations, moving business forward.
As a strategic workforce partner for global organisations, and a career partner for graduates and professionals, our higher entry standards, relocation assitance, paid training, attractive salaries, progression pathways and greater employee welfare make mthree a global employer and partner for the long term. In January 2021, mthree were acquired by US-listed group John Wiley & Sons.
Known simply as “Wiley,” the global publishing company focuses on academic and instructional materials, and runs a robust educational services program for universities and employers.. .
Mrs Wordsmith is the world’s most innovative vocabulary programme. They combine data science and creativity to illustrate the 10,000 words that matter for academic success.
Launched in 2016 in London, Mrs Wordsmith is one of the fastest-growing, VC backed startups in the UK. They help young people learn efficiently through engaging content from the Hollywood artists behind Madagascar.
Their words are carefully selected and curated by Cambridge University data scientists to ensure that children learn the words they will come across at school and in the books they read. Loved by teachers, parents and students..
Setcoin Group mission are support projects and companies by research, financing, technologies which are building and creating sustainable future and using new approach to resolve world challenges in next decades. Our responsibility as modern humanity is to keep and improve environment and our world for next generations in same and better statement as we got it from previous generations.
Due to new challenges which our population will faced till 2050 and 2100 years with 10 Billion people on the planet, global climate changes, clean water demand, political democratization, health issues, education & learning etc we need to find solutions to resolve it. In next decades technological progress will have significant impact on all sectors of human beings.
Our goal is to forward this inevitable positive changes and support it by financial, technology and political activity. We are building human centric global economy to provide existing and future needs in energy, infrastructure (infratech), smart cities, agrotech, healthcare (biotech), fintech, education and quantum (next generations) technologies.
Setcoin Group making the bridge for new convenient ways to interact with world for next generations.. .
Technology Will Save Us
They are on a mission to spark the creative imagination of young people using hands on technology. Their award winning make-it-yourself kits and digital tools help kids (and the adults that love them) to make, play, code and invent using technology.
They started small, around their kitchen table, and have now built a company of 28 passionate designers, educators, engineers and problems solvers – obsessed with inspiring kids and empowering parents to become creators of technology. They have 6 different make it yourself kits and hundreds of digital tools and projects to support kids in learning through play.
They have sparked the imaginations of kids in over 87 countries around the world. They work closely with children to design their kits, engaging in large scale research projects before beginning on design & manufacture..
They are a fast growing business with a rapidly developing product. They are passionate about growing in a way that benefits their existing clients.
Every year, they re-invest significantly in their team. The Firefly team is made up of a mixture of expert technologists, teachers, designers, support specialists and account managers.
It’s that mixture they think helps us to understand their schools better. They enjoy writing and supporting software that teachers, students and parents enjoy using.
By focusing on education, they can make sure that Firefly has just the features you need and not the ones you don’t. A lot of their best ideas they get from the teachers, students and parents they stay in close contact with as they continue to develop the product! They think it’s important to work with trusted partners in the industry so they don’t spend their time re-inventing the wheel, and you can choose best of breed products and services that work well together.
Although wthey have got schools using Firefly across the world, they are proudly based in London and also have offices in Brighton.. .
Quipper is a technology venture providing quiz-based e-learning apps for iPhone and Android platforms. The quiz content focuses on academic courses and professional qualifications, although trivia and news quizzes are also available.
The content is created by individuals such as teachers, industry experts or enthusiasts, as well as through partnerships with publishing houses. Users hold full copyright of their content.
The company was founded in 2010 and is based in London, England.. .
StatusToday is ant AI-powered employee insights platform that helps companies boost employee wellness and transform workplace productivity. With multiple patents at play and a game changing industry-level behavior mapping engine that leverages latest AI methods now live, StatusToday enables the use of machine learning and group bench-marking to create objective workplace insights for managers and employees.
StatusToday has won numerous awards and is consistently featured in Europe’s leading journals. In 2017, It was recognized as Europe’s Best AI Startup at AI Summit and as one of the Hottest European AI Startups in 2018.
The company was founded on 2017 and is based in London.. .
Every candidate has a talent and diversity of skills that employers are looking for. The problem is how to identify candidate’s capabilities and match employer’s and candidate’s motivations.
For that purpose, we introduce a Skillsourcing process – a novel approach for management of Human Resources relying on multilayer profiling of skills and matchmaking between those who offer skills and those who need them. We designed a new tool of professional self-presentation – SmartMe profile.
SmartMe Profile offers a new framework for candidate’s digital identity. It allows PitchMe not only to create a comprehensive picture of knowledge and professional capabilities for candidates, but also to advise how to improve their employability in order to address the emergent needs of the market.
By analysing a range of obvious and non-obvious digital sources the profile identifies what skills a person acquires now and what he/she needs to improve in order to qualify for a particular occupation.. .
ProFinda is a digital platform that intelligently organizes people around work by matching skills to relevant projects and bids. Built on artificial intelligence, ProFinda can index and ingest data to create and automate employee profiles.
The system then becomes an intelligent directory that allows employees to ask questions and find the very best people who can help. All interactions can be validated through a peer-to-peer reward system, creating a compelling reason to share knowledge.
The out-put is data; an entire map of all skills, knowledge, expertize and connections across a company.. .
We are building the first Data Science as a service platform for Asset Managers who want to beat the market. Our platform enables finance companies to discover machine learning solutions to their problems without needing an inhouse team.
We translate financial language into the language of a data scientist so we can crowd-source machine learning models quickly from a community of 10,000+ data scientists who come from some of most prestigious universities and tech companies around the world. We’re a Techstars company and have the backing of world-class VC investors, including those behind Shazam, Carwow and LoveFilm to name just a few.
We have secured client relationships from some of the biggest asset management firms globally, are currently a team of 7 with exciting plans to grow to 16 people across both our HQs in India and London by the end of next year.. .
boclips aggregates over 2 million rights ready video clips onto a single cloud based platform. Proprietary algorithms then map these clips to the curricula and courses used by education providers around the world – ensuring relevant search results for courseware designers, instructors and students.
All videos are rights-ready for education and updated daily – so there’s no confusion and no delays.. .
Third Space Learning
TSL has built an online learning platform that recruits and trains a global community of online teachers from across emerging markets to make online one-to-one learning accessible to children around the world. Central to TSL’s model is the creation of intelligent tutor training programmes to manage performance at scale.
In parallel, the TSL platform hosts learning programmes that integrate the best of digital resources and assessment with one-to-one tuition, designed to target specific student markets by subject, age or curricula. Tuition is a $200bn global industry that tends to serve the wealthy minority.
TSL’s goal is to serve the under-served majority, aligning a social mission with the greatest market opportunity.. .
Zzish are EdTech’s most passionate pioneers; on a mission to transform the use of apps in the classroom through a data driven technology platform that solves key pain points for developers and teachers. Their platform helps developers create, distribute and monetise and helps teachers discover, use and buy, curriculum mapped education apps that have a real impact on student learning.
At the heart of their platform are their real-time teacher dashboards, a “virtual teaching assistant” that gives teachers instant insight into student strengths and weaknesses using any app. More than 60,000 teachers (70% in the USA) from over 100 different countries have signed up to use Zzish already.
With their first paying schools in the UK, US, Holland and Israel and Ministries of Education around the world starting to recommend their products, Zzish is now scaling up to become a global technology leader providing the key data and intelligence layer underpinning the new generation of education applications. Zzish has one numerous awards over the last few years.
EdSurge ranked Quizalize as the “No.1 new app for schools” in 2015 and Zzish was selected as one of the “Future 30” at the Bett Show (Europe’s leading EdTech trade show) and one of the “EdTech 20” at EdTechXEurope (Europe’s leading EdTech investor summit). Moreover the Zzish Teacher Dashboards was the runner up for Teach Secondary’s “Technology Innovation of the Year” and a finalist for selection in the Education Resource Awards..
SmartUp is the ultimate platform for peer-to-peer knowledge creation, sharing and exchange. Conceived and developed by a seasoned team of founders and investors behind Founders Forum, Spotify, Siri, lastminute.com and others, SmartUp now hosts more than 150,000 members and is used around the world by startup founders, companies, innovators, business schools and curious entrepreneurs.
SmartUp’s intuitive learning system provides communities engaging and fun ways to contribute and consume bite-sized pieces of knowledge and insight. Its powerful platform unlocks your community’s real knowledge to help every member unleash their potential..
Up Learn is an online education platform. They use AI and neuroscience to help A Level students achieve A* results.
Up Learn detects each student’s strengths and weaknesses to construct a personalised learning experience. Interactive videos build knowledge and understanding, whilst quizzes, exam questions and spaced repetition intervals promote retention and application of this knowledge.
Each course is subject and exam board specific. Up Learn is a scalable, personalised, learning experience that is so effective they guarantee A*-A results..
Eedi develops digital and physical products that ensure that every learner has access to great teaching and learning, personalized to their ability and needs. Eedi has reached millions of teachers and their learners in over 14,500 schools worldwide.
Eedi’s software offers an automated formative assessment and improves parent participation, thereby allowing children to develop their critical thinking and content knowledge. Eedi’s mission is to make the world happier and smarter..
Looop Online Limited
Your employees don’t have time to waste on an LMS they don’t use, and neither do you. That’s why Looop removes the redundancies built into today’s learning solutions to give you an LMS that delivers guaranteed performance at the speed, scale, and quality your business needs.
Looop — learning that drives performance. Learn more at www.looop.co..
OutThink is a cyber security start-up, headquartered in London, UK. We transform the way companies engage with their employees to educate, change behaviours and build a risk aware culture.
Our award-winning human risk management cloud (SaaS) platform is built specifically to identify and reduce risky workforce behaviours. OutThink brings an innovative solution built by CISOs for CISOs, to help address the growing demand for fully trained employees in the fight against growing cyber threats..
Hive Learning is an award-winning peer learning platform. Our approach uses peer accountability to create deep emotional connections with learning and embed lasting culture change.
We create peer learning programmes, specialising in inclusion, wellbeing, and leadership development; and peer learning networks – best practice communities that scale knowledge sharing to drive innovation. This formula helps organisations radically accelerate the adoption of culture-critical skills at scale.
Hive Learning is proud to count the likes of Legal & General, the 30% Club, and Deloitte among its customers. Visit www.hivelearning.com to learn more..
Scoodle connects people who want to learn, with people that can teach. Students can ask questions on any subject, get answers from tutors and follow up by booking lessons or joining classes.
The best tutors are not always accessible. They are changing that.
They are building a world where an Arabic expert living in Egypt can create a class with students from around the world. The content that their tutors create on Scoodle lives forever.
This will continue to benefit other students, long after the classes have ended.. .
Immerse is the technology company behind the industry-leading virtual reality platform, Immerse VEP. Built from the ground up, the platform helps companies create, scale and deploy VR training and maximise their ROI.
Virtual Reality is enhancing human performance in ways that were once unthinkable. Today, it is transforming the way we learn, explore and interact.
As a frontrunner in training and education, we recognised this potential early and focused on developing an open platform to help companies increase their ROI. We are uniquely positioned in that we’ve invested time in understanding the needs of large enterprises.
As a result, we’ve developed a true open platform. A platform which answers the nuances and challenges of deploying and scaling VR training, and which helps maximise employee performance..
ToucanBox delivers packages of educational and inspirational activities that are suitable for children. It offers a box of stimulating, educational, and inspirational activities to children aged 3-8.
Each box is put together by educational experts to help motivate and engage children, as well as develop key skills essential to a child’s progression. Every toucanBox includes all the materials required to create 1,2 or 4 projects, a set of easy-to-follow instructions and a reading book to encourage children to investigate a variety of topics.
A new theme is delivered to the child monthly or bi-weekly, bursting with fresh ideas to inspire children.. .
Tutor House provides an outstanding tutoring service to any student regardless of their age or ability. We want to help students achieve their potential as well as increase their self-confidence and motivation to learn.
Tutor House offers tailored tuition with the student in mind, whether they need one-off private tuition or ongoing educational support, we can help. We offer private, home, residential and holiday tuition..
Finance Unlocked is the world’s first comprehensive, on-demand video-delivered learning platform built specifically for finance professionals. The founders of Finance Unlocked have built careers at the sharp end of banking, financial markets and financial technology.
In that time, we have spent decades consuming, delivering and procuring financial learning. We share a vision of the future where this can be delivered in a much better way for the benefit of all finance professionals..
Perlego is an eBook subscription service for academic and professional titles. Having partnered with over 2,600 of the world’s best publishers, it gives its users unlimited access to over 400,000 eBooks and publications via an affordable monthly subscription.
It aims to make learning material more accessible and affordable for both students and professionals alike. It was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in London, England..
Springpod is an early career attraction, engagement and recruitment technology that enables STEM employers to reach a large number of students in a way that they understand, and that excites them. Through career exploration and real-world employer interactions, it helps young people discover their futures.
Supported by a strong network that includes the UK’s largest employers, they provide unbiased careers guidance to schools and students. It was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in London, England..
Code Kingdoms is an online platform for kids to learn to code. We believe that kids should be given the opportunity to learn one of the essential creative skills for the 21st century – code literacy.
They should have the chance to be creative with code and use it to build things they love. We built our code editor so that kids can ‘mod’ existing games, build their own and program hardware using the best technology available..
Changelabs partners with leading organizations to develop entrepreneurship and innovation programs. Changelabs offers a unique way to get students, youth, communities, and businesses to launch transformational impact-centered business in the 21st century.
They do that by providing corporate and youth educational support, mentorship, inspiration, and investments.. .
Uptime is a learning app that offers curious minds with curated videos from trusted experts. It helps its users to actively learn, grow, and contribute to a better world.
The app is safe, ad-free, and optimized for the mind so Uptime is time well spent. Its movement brings together the curiously minded with leading experts in a community where learning never stops.
It was founded in 2019 and is headquartered in London, England.. .
RefME is the first tool to accurately automate citations. Students can scan a book barcode directly from their smartphones, or add references with one click.
Bibliographies can be quickly generated and formatted in over 7000 different styles. All work is backed up and synced to the cloud, so students can access, collaborate, and add to projects anywhere, on any device..
The brain child of George Burgess, Gojimo was born in 2009, when George became frustrated with the lack of quality educational apps. With help from his teachers he started Gojimo, which quickly became a success amongst his fellow students.
Whilst at university, George formed relationships with the world’s top educational publishers, bringing premium content to Gojimo from the likes of Oxford University Press and McGraw-Hill Education. It soon became apparent that being a full-time student whilst running a successful company was pretty much impossible and George dropped out of university to dedicate his time to Gojimo in 2013.
The company has since secured backing from some of Europe’s top investors, including Index Ventures and JamJar Investments, the consumer venture fund started by the amazing founders of innocent drinks. In March 2017, Gojimo was acquired by Telegraph Media Group..
A corporate language learning platform that uniquely offers active practice alongside algorithmically matched native language coaches who share their students’ professional backgrounds and interests. On the app, engineers are learning Arabic from engineers and aid workers are learning French from medical doctors and achieving industry topping course completion rates.
Chatterbox language coaches are professionals who have become forcibly displaced and are currently undervalued in the labour market. Co-founded by a former refugee and Y Combinator alum, Chatterbox is backed by BGV, All Turtles and WeWork..
Easyclass is a Learning Management System (LMS) that allows educators to create digital classes whereby they can store the course materials online; manage class discussions; give assignments, quizzes and exams; monitor due dates; grade results and provide students with feedback all in one place. Easyclass allows teachers/professors and students to communicate, collaborate, share and learn in a private, secure and user-friendly platform.
HOW IS IT DIFFERENT FROM OTHER LMSs? Unfortunately, LMSs normally cannot be afforded by all schools and universities. However, with the introduction of web-based LMS, Easyclass.com; teachers, professors and students now can have access to all the digital tools they need for learning – and for FREE.
Easyclass sets out to disrupt the LMS industry by creating an EASY TO USE, yet powerful software system that will be the new standard for open technology in education. Different from the traditional LMS providers, Easyclass also has online discussion forums as part of its core features, which are instrumental in enhanced learning experience.
Online discussions promote collaborative exploration and critical thinking and hence foster deeper understanding among students towards the subject matter. Easyclass is also a social network for teachers and professors.
Educators can create groups with their colleagues and can share educational content with each other and discuss about new trends. We aim to democratize education among the learning community by giving FREE access to the platform.
WHAT IS THE REVENUE MODEL OF EASYCLASS? Our business model is very different from other LMS providers as our platform is completely free of charge. It boils down to the idea that a platform with millions of students and instructors is very valuable, because it could be leveraged for distributing content such as educational applications, videos and digital books.
LaunchPad Recruits is a job interview platform. It develops and operates an online platform for businesses to conduct video interviews as the part of the selection process for employees.
It enables employees make better and faster shortlisting decisions during their candidate screening process. The company moves employers beyond CV screening and reveals the person behind the paper using short video interviews.
LaunchPad Recruits was founded by Will Hamilton in 2011 and is headquartered in London, England.. .
Bodyswaps is a platform that empowers organizations of all sizes to upskill their workforce for the new world of work, rapidly, cost-effectively and at scale. The solution leverages VR, AI and Behavioral Science to combine the effectiveness of roleplay with the scalability of digital solutions.
It simulates realistic workplace scenarios to let learners practice their soft skills with virtual characters using their own voice, and provides them with automated personalised recommendations. Bodyswaps was founded in 2018 and is headquartered in London, England (UK)..
Construct delivers digital transformation in learning for our partners. Their ‘learning first’ online program enablement solutions support Higher Education, Workforce, Government, and Not-for-Profit organizations to monetize both existing and new short and full programs.
With regional bases in Boston, Cape Town, London and Salt Lake City – Construct delivers to learners in over 165 countries globally.. .
FourthRev is working to bridge the digital skills gap by connecting leading companies and universities to enable the delivery of up-to-date, industry relevant programs, ranging from micro-credentials through to degree courses. We do this by co-creating content and curriculum with leading technology companies, such as AWS, Salesforce and Tableau, which is delivered to learners by our university partners, either as stand-alone courses or as part of existing offerings.
FourthRev then connects learners to employers in our partners ecosystems.. .
Creators of market-leading software, Show My Homework, Satchel has developed a powerful range of school software focusing on homework, behavior, classroom management, and teaching resources. Show My Homework has been our brand and our main product since it was launched five years ago.
Having seen our company grow to over 70 employees and evolve multiple products and services, we wanted our brand to encompass everything we offer. Making the change from Show My Homework to Satchel allows us to do this and supports our vision for the future.
As a brand, Satchel will provide schools around the globe with exceptional products and a service second-to-none that can be relied upon to help deliver the best learning experience.. .
Rocky: Growth mindset and daily reflection. The AI coaching app
Rocky AI (Techstars 2019 company) is the ‘digital coach in my pocket’. Rocky provides affordable coaching to young leaders through daily guided-coaching conversations, sharpening their soft skills.
In 2021 Rocky.ai was selected as TC Topic in the category Education / Social Impact for Techcrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2021. Start your personal growth journey and download Rocky.ai at your Google and Apple app stores.
Contact us if you are a coach or self-improvement book author and are looking for a partnership.. .
Cash Coach is a financial services company that specializes in the fields of fintech, machine learning, personal finance, analytics, data visualization, benchmark, and coaching. It features an AI-based platform that turns saving into a competitive game and will give its users the daily dose of motivation they need to win.
The company was founded in 2018 and headquartered in London, England.. .
Codio is the category leading evidence-based learning platform for Computer Science & tech skills education, enabling educators and trainers to teach more effectively, whilst measurably impacting levels of student engagement and average grade performance. Codio’s platform is a unique combination of previously disparate and disjointed technologies, including cloud containers, teaching resources, assessments engines and auto-grading, and advanced AI-driven learning analytics.
Codio addresses three core markets for education: higher education institutions, the corporate/enterprise employee up-skilling and re-skilling sector, and consumer learners.. .
Bindr (previously Prepaired)
At Bindr our mission is to bring people together around their knowledge. Right now, our focus is on university students.
On Bindr, students can study together for their upcoming exams, discuss interesting topics and make lasting friendships. They can join study sessions created by their peers to stay motivated during studying, to find answers to their questions and to manage their time efficiently by signing up for scheduled sessions.
In the current environment it’s particularly hard for students to interact with one another, so we are here to help them through this challenging period by providing a tool that enables them to study together, study alone but surrounded by others and have open chats with interesting, likeminded people.. .
The world’s first educators-created-and-operated, most enhanced blockchain-based MASSIVE OPEN ONLINE COURSES (MOOC++), called PEDAGOG, The BLOCKCHAIN BASED HIGHLY ADVANCED LEARN ONLINE PLATFORM, with the use of our own native credit system. The platform considers principles of learning from COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY, emphasizes academic honesty & integrity through its proof of study protocol, & provides optimized UX through self-executing smart contracts to enable learners to earn verified, Nationally Recognized and Internationally Accredited certifications.
Pedagog users can earn along with learning https://bit.ly/pedagogintro. .
Skills Matter is a hyper active, 9 year old startup, sustaining a community of over 35,000 passionate developers in London and some 200,000 world wide. Our mission is to help members in our community learn and share skills to write better software.
We do so by staying right on top and ahead of trends. We weed through them and serve the relevant ideas, technologies and innovations to our community through our expert-led talks, conferences, training courses, articles, hackatons, meetups….
In addition to organising our own events, we help realise events by many software and programming related meetup groups in London. Some of these groups prefer to be left to their own devices – so we help them by providing space to meet, to converge, to cross pollinate.
Other groups rely on our support to introduce them to some of the most brilliant experts, by filming their talks, presentations or meetups (including demo-ed code, slides and film footage) or they like us to help grow their community… Besides playing host to many meetup groups, we also run our very own In the Brain Series, comprising of talks by the world’s most innovative minds, often the creators of new ideas or practices, who we invite over to London to share their expertise, skills and Brain with our community.
These talks are free and we often run 2 or 3 different talks each night (except Friday, when our team goes for a drink 🙂 If you learned something new at any of our talks, the deal is you try it out at work or on your pet project and, if you learn something new whilst doing so, we hope you come back to share what you’ve learned with others in our community! We also run some 25 different conferences every year, both in London and New York. We ussually run a conference when we have discovered a new trend of ideas, technology or practice – we believe in it – and are keen to spread the word …
Our 1 or 2 day eXchanges offer a brilliant opportunity to learn all about these in a small, intimate environment where speakers and attendees mingle, share skills and attend talks. With plenty of breaks and a speaker delegate ratio of 1:6, you can really spend time directly with the creators – to learn what the technology is now, but also where it is going.
At Makers, we are creating a new generation of tech talent who are skilled and ready for the changing world of work. We are inspired by the idea of discovering and unlocking potential in people for the benefit of 21st century business and society.
We believe in alternative ways to learn how to code, how to be ready for work and how to be of value to an organisation. At our core, Makers combines tech education with employment possibilities that transform lives..
HeleCloud™ provides strategic technology consultancy, engineering, and Cloud-based managed services and training. By taking advantage of everything the Cloud has to offer, organisations can reduce operational costs, accelerate innovation, focus on their core business, and have more confidence around data security and compliance.
They take organisations on a complete journey into the Cloud environment. Right through from vision to implementation, they can help you transition into the Cloud future.
Their consultants will work with you to identify your digital needs in the context of your corporate vision and goals. As your Cloud competency centre, HeleCloud™ consultants have the knowledge and proven experience to guide and support you through the implementation of your Cloud strategy.
They develop a high-performance, resilient, secure, compliant and cost-effective solutions for your organisation using a variety of Cloud services from hyperscale cloud provider Amazon Web Services (AWS). And when you need to upscale or downscale as often as required, the flexibility is there.
Simple, efficient and futureproof.. .
OUR WHY We want people to live their best lives. We believe people grow more when in teams.
We believe great teams are built on constructive feedback. At work.
At home. OUR HOW We’re using technology + design + psychology to break down crucial communication barriers between people: We want to create a safe-space where people can feel comfortable asking uncomfortable questions and giving uncomfortable answers.
OUR WHAT We’ve developed a beautifully designed, UX-led platform that helps employees and employers manage goal setting, 360-degree feedback, manager check-ins, pulse surveys and personal note keeping all year round. This saves time, money and anxiety while providing a safe, confidential portal for employees to proactively gather year-round advice from their colleagues..
Pearson operates as a media and education company in the United Kingdom, other European countries, the United States, Canada, Asia Pacific, and internationally. The company operates through North American Education, International Education, Professional, and FT Group segments.
It provides its customers with a range of products and services such as curriculum textbooks and other learning materials; student assessments and testing services; and education technologies for educators and students from early education through elementary, middle and high school, and higher education. It also publishes educational materials in local languages; English language teaching materials for children and adults; and online learning products as well as offers testing, assessment, and qualification services.
In addition, Pearson Education is involved in publishing, training, testing, and certification for professionals; publishes computer, information technology, and business titles; and offers electronic testing for regulatory and certification boards providing a suite of services from test development to test delivery and data management. It also offers a range of data, analysis, and services through various print, digital, and mobile channels to business people and financial institutions.
The company publishes [The Financial Times](http://www.crunchbase.com/organization/the-financial-times), an international daily business newspaper with five editions in the U.K., Continental Europe, the U.S., Asia-Pacific, and the Middle East; and operates FT.com which sells content and advertising online as well as publishes information about the retail, personal, and institutional finance industries. Pearson Education was founded in 1844 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom..
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