Top 10 disruptive edtech startups
Top 10 edtech startups that you need to know about:
1) Top Hat
Pearson partnered with Top Hat earlier this year, and they continue to grow from strength to strength.
This startup enables students and teachers to curate content (from websites, youtube, google docs, maps) on Learnboards.
A video-based online learning platform backed by former Apple chairman Bill Campbell.
This is a cool “social network for teachers” which enables teachers to upload short videos of their lessons and invite other educators to give feedback.
Is an online platform for STEM students to showcase their experiments, enabling them to connect with colleges and recruiters using Gradfly.
Teaches coding, how to build apps and develop web sites - and are partnered by the likes of Twitter and Disney.
Helps college students connect with startups and mid-sized businesses and visa versa. Students can upload their work for recruiters to review and use the platform to develop relationships with alumni. Very cool.
A clever startup teaching foreign languages with a stellar success rate.
An online teaching platform that uses media in the place of traditional text.
Ranked no.6 on Fast Company’s list of most innovative companies in education, Gamedesk is supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the National Science Foundation (amongst others) and received a $3.8 million donation from A&T last year - go Gamedesk!
(via 10 Education Startups To Keep Your Eye On | Edudemic)