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30 Quality Personal Development Startups To Look Out For In 2021

This article showcases Startup Pill’s top picks for the best Personal Development startups. These startups are taking a variety of approaches to innovating inside of the Personal Development industry and around the world. They are all exceptional startups well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

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Top Personal Development Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Trybe

Trybe

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Trybe is a modern school for dedicated and studious people who focused on digital professions.

Teal

Teal

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Teal helps individuals advocate for themselves and build meaningful careers. The company provides content, tools, and support to help people navigate change and drive their careers.

Teal is headquartered in New York.. .

Rocky: Growth mindset and daily reflection. The AI coaching app

Rocky: Growth mindset and daily reflection. The AI coaching app

Crunchbase | Website | Twitter | Facebook | Linkedin

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 2020 Rocky.ai was selected as TC Topic in the category Education / Social Impact for Techcrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2020. 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.. .

The PepTalk Co.

The PepTalk Co.

Crunchbase | Website | Twitter | Facebook | Linkedin

PepTalk is a live video coaching & speaker platform that lets experience be your coach.

Halp

Halp

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Halp is a personal development company helping students unlock their potential through personalized online courses led by elite college and university mentors. The company offers personal online university guidance courses that help students throughout their transition to higher education.

The students develop a competitive advantage, get targeted mentorship, build relevant experience, and drive better results. Halp was founded in January 2019 and is based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada..

Impus

Impus

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Impus allows you to improve your soft-skills through personalized growth paths

IndyWise

IndyWise

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IndyWise is a next-gen mentoring driven online platform for reskilling and upskilling. IndyWise offers 1:1 mentoring sessions from quality mentors, mentoring subscription packages, and Mentored Internships to students and job seekers with global startups.

We enable startups to source Mentored Interns.. .

Dgree.io

Dgree.io

Crunchbase | Website | Twitter | Facebook | Linkedin

Dgree is the answer to the paradigm shift in personnel development

Mashman Ventures

Mashman Ventures

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Founded on April 17 2020, by Isaac Mashman, Mashman Ventures is a public relations firm that specializes in personal branding. Having worked with individuals from a variety of fields, Mashman Ventures leverages unique strategies in brand development and marketplace positioning to maximize results, while minimizing expenses.

These methods ensure that each client is being properly perceived in the public’s eye, leaving them with the foundation for long term success. An unrivaled personal brand.

If you are an ambitious person who wants to be followed, in-demand, and respected, please email Mashman Ventures at [email protected] or send us a message on your social media platform of choice.. .

Journey

Journey

Crunchbase | Website | Twitter | Facebook | Linkedin

Social networking is broken. We’re here to fix it.

We’re all striving for something. We have passions, interests, relationships, families, careers.

Every journey is different, yet common threads weave through all of them. Journey takes you back to the things that matter.

Common threads form the fabric of Journey. Around each thread we cultivate vibrant communities of people who support, motivate, inspire, and push one another toward the things that matter.

With Journey, the social currency is your output—the cool things you create and do and the support you give others—not how you look in a bikini. Whatever your journey, from skydiving to knitting and everything in between, join a social network that helps you get where you want to go and savor the moments along the way.

Start your Journey on iOS or Android.. .

Sustain Edu

Sustain Edu

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Sustain Edu is a Software as a Service for Social Good and Student Success, serving Education, Nonprofit, Volunteer, and Business entities to manage, engage, and expand their networks. Sustain Edu gives High Schools, Universities, and Colleges the ability to manage, track, assess, and engage students and organizations on and off-campus— assisting with valuable data for reporting, retention, and marketing needs.

Sustain Edu’s Volunteer, Social Impact, and Philanthropy Management tools on the Sustain platform give nonprofits and community organizations the ability to engage with their local student population by providing power to Organize, Manage, Track, Schedule, Receive Donations, and Communicate with Volunteers or Donors. The platform also enables each of our clients to receive ad space on our mobile application, the ability to share content on sustainability, raise awareness on local or national issues, sponsor initiatives, and facilitate connections for partnerships.

Company Mission: Sustain Edu’s primary goal is to seamlessly integrate sustainability concepts into the applied world by creating unique user and community-based experiences for our clients. Backed with academic theory and systems thinking, Sustain Edu breaks down community engagement opportunities across the environmental, economic, social, personal, and political systems.

To reach this goal, the company utilizes proprietary persuasive computing techniques, gamification, and user incentivization embedded within a mobile and web application. This, in turn, provides high-quality reporting data back to our clients which can be used to better inform financial decisions, educational resources, and social learning..

Aline - Learn Better

Aline – Learn Better

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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..

Thousand Eyes On Me

Thousand Eyes On Me

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Personal Branding and Talent Development platform for women and gender minorities to become strong leaders.

Hiface

Hiface

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Mobile App

Innerly

Innerly

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Innerly is an automated multimedia journal. Its purpose is to make it super easy for you to create a private timeline of your life.

Umanity

Umanity

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A new social network where like-minded people gather for self-improvement and peer support.

Wonderpath

Wonderpath

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Learning app for professionals to master soft skills in an easy and fun way.

Edqate

Edqate

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Edqate provides you, expert, advice on choosing the best learning platforms for your child. Expert Counsellors at Edqate will lead you to best online coaching for Class 1-12, IIT, JEE, NEET & UPSC.

Edqate + give you an opportunity to learn the world’s most important languages with hundreds of new techniques Edqate+ will give you a variety of workshops spread across various interests of children and from a variety of workshops that includes everything from Robotics to Abacus to Fashion and so much more!. .

Nerdy Joy

Nerdy Joy

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Nerdy Joy teaches lessons from nonfiction books in informative and entertaining stories and articles. All of our content also entail audio versions that help our users listen on the go.

We have also created a community where our users can create their own content and help eachother!. .

Arbyte

Arbyte

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Forming the next generation of certified developers and connecting them with the best companies in the market.

Mindselo

Mindselo

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Mindselo is a personal growth platform that seeks to transform ideas into wisdom. They want to create conscious minds connected to the world through the education system.

They want human transformation by combining leading technology with great storytelling, greatest teachers, mentors learning theory and community interactions.. .

Station91

Station91

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Station91 is a vernacular knowledge platform for India.

Studihub.de

Studihub.de

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Studihub is a german online magazine with many articles, helpful hints, tricks and important information related to educational issues.

Ambition app

Ambition app

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Ambition app is a collection of bite-sized personal development programs. It’s like Khan Academy for life skills.

High schoolers who complete programs can earn $20 gift card rewards that empower them and reinforce the value of their time and efforts.. .

AlterEdu

AlterEdu

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The science that reveals human potential. The “Google maps” for the brain.

Allowing your organization to pursue cognitive diversity. Our proprietary cognitive test reveals deficits and surpluses of mental abilities within your organization.

With those insights and our database of knowledge flows; Leadership, HR, and even individuals …… skill/power/something cool With knowledge on where and what areas of productivity potential are still untapped and how to tap into them, there will be levels of productivity individuals, teams, or your whole organisation has never seen.

The revolution isn’t all digital, it’s mostly human. We can help optimize: – Assessment processes speed to save time – Assessment processes accuracy for reduced risk – Job Crafting effectiveness to increase employee throughput generating more turnover – Learning & Development processes to decrease time needed per cluster of employees and consequently also saving money.

MULTIPLYME

MULTIPLYME

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MULTIPLYME provides online coaching and inspiration program for mothers.

P.E.A.S

P.E.A.S

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P.E.A.S is a personal and executive assistant solutions company provides guidance on how to achieve personal and professional objectives.

Skuap

Skuap

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Skuap is an online platform that gives access to accomplish leadership skills and manage teams with confidence.

Trimtab AB

Trimtab AB

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Trimtab AB is a Staffing & Recruiting services company.

Jrnal.me

Jrnal.me

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