This article showcases Startup Pill’s top picks for the best E-Learning startups. These startups are taking a variety of approaches to innovating inside of the E-Learning 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:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
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Top E-Learning Startups
Kyt is an early-stage EdTech startup building a world-class online-first academy for extra-curricular courses, designed by the best instructors from around the world and offering individual and small group live classes for ages 5 to 15 years. They believe that interests and hobbies aren’t just extra – they are essential to all-round development.
Nurturing interests outside the world of academia equips children with essential life skills. Plus, access to reputable institutions and respected teachers paves the way for a life-long love for learning.
They want the children who sign up for classes to find something that interests them and wish to pursue whole-heartedly. Kyt is backed by Asia’s marquee venture capital and industry veterans, that have just embarked on this journey and are excited to change how a child learns..
Shikho is a Bangladeshi education technology company on a mission to revolutionise the way Bangladesh learns today and democratise access to a high quality education. Its core product is a mobile learning application designed specifically for the Bangladeshi national curriculum to serve a growing total addressable market of 35 million students.
“Shikho – The Learning App” is available on the Google Play Store.. .
LIDO is an ed-tech company that revolutionizes education through an immersive online platform for every child in India. With their exciting and fun live online classes for students, it builds cutting edge content like animated videos and interactive games, a personalized platform for homework, tests, challenges, and inspiring teachers.
It provides interactive content to keep the students engaged and a personalized platform to improve results. Lido was founded in 2019 and is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India..
ClassEDU is a virtual classroom software developer that helps teachers initiate live assignments, quizzes, and tests for students to complete in real-time. Class for Zoom is a software developed by ClassEDU.
The software can provide seating chart, ID verification, proctored assignments and exams, participation tracker, lose focus tracker, virtual desk view, grade book, and class dashboard, which enable teachers to connect with students one-on-one and keep track of their performance. Michael Chasen established ClassEDU in Washington, District of Columbia in 2020..
GetSetup is a senior to senior live interactive educational platform that offers classes and social opportunities to help older adults live healthier, happier, and more connected lives. Its platform teaches seniors through a video about how to use different types of software, set up online businesses, and helps to learn about medical and financial products and services that enable companies to promote loyalty, reduce churn and save costs.
GetSetup was founded in 2019 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.. .
Hello Genius is an app-based learning system that connects parents and children through personalized learning experiences. It is designed to reveal the unique skills, passions, and capabilities of every child and to bring value to parents and guardians through unique insights, experiences, and recommendations.
Hello Genius was co-founded by Jack Lee and Lee Daley.. .
Ethena provides modern, engaging compliance training. Training is online, delivered in bite-sized, monthly doses, and personalized based on an individual’s preference.
Ethena started with Harassment Prevention training, and is expanding to other compliance training verticals. Innovative, culture-forward companies such as Netflix, Zendesk, Figma, Medium, and Blend train with Ethena.
The company was founded in 2019 and is headquartered in Brooklyn, NY.. .
DebugsBunny is a platform to teach K12 students Coding. DebugsBunny will empower your kids to become problem solvers.
We will help them solve life problems through coding. The kids will be learning a coding curriculum specially designed for students by IIT, IIM alumni, and Creators of SWAYAM Satellite..
The revolution in learning, the skills of tomorrow trained today. At Stellar Labs we have found a way to solve the skills gap in the tech sector.
A science based way, backed by research to achieve the best performance and return on investment. Learners are energised and engaged to quickly master high-demand technical skills and capabilities.
We focus on results-driven solutions to help the technical workforce thrive today and lead the change into tomorrow. The technology market is booming, but the industry faces a global talent shortage.
Stellar Labs provides the answer – and the competitive advantage.. .
Synapse helps companies around the world improve the productivity of their corporate learning and development teams. Our award-winning software streamlines training intake, project and capacity planning, and content design processes to make training teams more digital, agile, and efficient.
This first-of-its-kind software allows our customers to get better visibility into the training needs of their businesses and consolidate the disparate tools they are using so they can access capacity data for better decision making and author course content with unprecedented speed. Collaboration with subject matter experts takes place directly within the platform ensuring knowledge is effectively captured and easy to update as required.
The Synapse mission is to enable more people to learn and grow. Founded in 2015, Synapse has clients in multiple sectors and is based out of Toronto Canada with offices in San Diego and Merida, Mexico.
For more information about Synapse software, visit www.getsynapse.com.. .
Masai School is a 21st-century career focussed coding school. We are on a mission to find untapped or underutilized talent and to train them for the most in-demand jobs in the world.
Masai School is introducing a new model of higher education in which the school invests in the students, instead of the other way around.. .
ecadema is an interactive e-learning platform that connects trainees with professional certified trainers in various fields around the world through private video chat sessions. Trainers may give the sessions from anywhere, as long as they have their computer and a good internet connection.
All trainers need to be certified in the course or certificate they are training in. Trainers who don’t have a certificate are not accepted in the platform.
Users need a laptop or desktop computer with a camera and microphone, Google Chrome browser, and a reasonably strong internet connection. ecadema offers 4 types of user accounts: 1- Trainee: Learner; 2- Trainer: Instructor who is allowed to give one to one private sessions; 3- Mentor: Instructor who is able to give group sessions (workshops and courses) in addition to the one to one private sessions.; and 4- Corporate: a corporate account is administered by an appointed Account Manager by the corporate itself.
They can list down their employees, book workshops and courses for them and track their progress. https://youtu.be/NzoWoAsINpU Mobile apps are under development and shall be available in AppStore and Google Play by the end of 2020..
BitClass is a PAAS (Platform As A Service) solution for teachers to set up and manage their independent live classes. BitClass empowers anyone who wants to teach their skills to the world.
The startup helps them set up and grow their business online by providing them with all the tools. The platform is designed to allow teachers with no technical knowledge to set up live classes in just a few minutes and grow their personal brand..
Aspireship is a career development and hiring platform for the SaaS industry. We train and match high potential sales candidates with great SaaS companies looking to hire.
We do this through an exclusive network of candidates who prove themselves through our proprietary training and assessment process, and also by providing tools to help companies better discover talent within their existing network. Learn more at www.aspireship.com..
Beable is the Life-Ready Literacy company. Beable is providing a groundbreaking Life-Ready Literacy System.
Powered by its BeableIQ data and automation engine, Beable accelerates literacy growth while connecting it directly to grade-level content acquisition, ACT/SAT prep, career exposure and, ultimately, lifelong success for students.. .
ElevateU enables professors to rapidly create an interactive AI textbook that dynamically adapts to each students’ learning modalities. Publishing AI Textbooks and Digital Courses.
HigherEd Instruction Simplified with Dynamic and Adaptive E-Learning Platform and Sandbox. “Reducing student expenses while increasing professor earning potential”.
Asanify Technologies Private Limited
Asanify automates HR operations, payroll compliances and corporate learning using cutting edge AI for startups, small businesses to enterprises. It cuts sales cycle training cycle down from months to hours by automating sales onboarding and sales training.
Additionally provides a chatbot interface for employees to query HR and payroll related FAQs.. .
Prepaired is a platform for university students where they can easily get help from other students when stuck during exam preparation or revision. We connect students based on studies and experience, and motivate them to help one another with gamification and the opportunity to practise and share knowledge.
Once the connection is made, students can set up one-on-one video call study sessions with each other. With this innovative approach to learning, students can easily get help from their peers for free..
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 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.. .
Go Culture International
Go Culture International is an educational platform providing training and certification in (DEI) Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. The company’s platform offers intensive programs through online content, live lectures, and discussions.
Go Culture International was founded in 2020 by Justin Velten and is based in Tyler, Texas.. .
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. .
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 2020 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..
ZolTrain is a provider of budtender training platform created to help gain the knowledge needed to sell cannabis products. Their knowledge and recommendations drive customer loyalty, both to brands and dispensaries.
Too many cannabis brands waste time and resources sending sales teams across the nation to deliver rushed training to time-strapped budtenders. Too many dispensaries struggle with finding time to train a distracted staff—and start over again when new employees join the team.
ZolTrain is an online, on-demand training platform that gets budtenders the knowledge they need to sell cannabis products.. .
Unschool is an ed-tech company that creates an online learning ecosystem for students and professionals. The company allows students, graduates, young professionals, entrepreneurs and anyone with the curiosity to learn to create an online learning ecosystem that fits their needs and industry demands.
Correspondingly, Unschool is a marketplace where learned individuals or subject matter experts are able to coach younger, inspired minds in their own fields. Unschool was founded in 2019 and is headquartered in Hyderabad, Telangana, India..
UNIABROAD a single point of contact for all overseas Education Requirements. We assist students in every step of the admission process and beyond, for their education abroad.
With a team of a majority of graduates from foreign universities, professionally trained, experienced counselors, we aim at helping students to make their dream of Education abroad- A REALITY! UNIABROAD not only help students but also creates unparalleled opportunities for universities and recruitment Partners from all over the world. At UNIABROAD, we aim to offer value-added services to our students and clients..
EdCAS — Education & Corporate Accelerator Services. It is a platform that includes: personnel training system, personnel analytics system, tender platform and other important elements for the successful work of your company.
Scope of application: small business, online schools, non-profit organizations, the private education sector, public education, government agencies, military industry. Designed by UI / UX to the smallest detail allows you to expand the boundaries of training and education.
A wide range of integration with other services. We have come a long way in the field of education and have identified a formula that suits everyone..
GMobil is a digital product factory where we bring our own business ideas to life. New products being launched are Aristo and Blink.
Aristo is a tailormade, one to one live stream personal development and consultation platform created for those eager to pursue their hobbies, career and personal goals. Blink is a virtual venue, bringing together celebrities and fans for once in a lifetime personalized one to one video chat experience..
Qin1 is focuses on children between the ages of five and 14, provides personalised live classes across subjects. Qin1 creates a customised learning experience for each student – in terms of teacher selection, course design and medium of delivery.
While edtech penetration has grown significantly in recent years, focus on kids in primary and pre-primary schools is missing.. .
Upskill Me is an e-learning company that features a software platform that helps students to grow their skills. Its platform utilizes gamification features, analytical tools, and learning courses.
The platform serves as a digital learning portfolio that tracks the learning improvements. The company was founded in 2019 and headquartered in Greater London, United Kingdom..
The company develops systems for processing and analyzing medical data which significantly improves medical AI development and E-learning system functionality. The Medframe.Education platform is a new approach to online medical education and testing.
Based on new visualization methods and working with medical images from real practice, this platform can provide a much better learning experience for any medical specialist. The platform is used by students to prepare for exams, and by more experienced doctors to improve their skills..
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What EcoFoote does is link people and businesses to a multidimensional approach of sustainable solutions. Our Web application platform that takes you on a journey of measuring and reducing your environmental impact.
We then reward you for reducing your EcoFooteprint and you can use these rewards by purchasing sustainable products, which improves both your life and the environment. Through the process of shifting to a sustainable lifestyle, there are a number of ways our community can benefit from reducing their impact on the environment.
EcoFoote is a mobile app platform that uses lifestyle based information to express their environmental impact. We interactively track your impact through diet, waste, consumption, energy and transportation.
Thereafter, we guide you where and how you can reduce your impact through certain tasks that allows you to earn points. Through every completed task, you are rewarded for your efforts with EcoFoote credits.
You can reduce your emissions in a number of ways, such as adapting your diet, reducing electricity consumption, reducing water usage, recycling, using public transport over private, these are to name a few of the solutions EcoFoote makes use of this to guide you to a more sustainable lifestyle.. .
Codeyoung provides live online coding classes to K12 students. Codeyoung offers coding courses to kids from Class 1st – Class 10th.
Unlike most ‘coding’ classes, Codeyoung’s main focus is developing the most hands-on curriculum with very distinct learning goals.. .
BasicFirst Learning OPC Pvt Ltd is an aptitude-based personalized e-learning initiative that uses Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Data Science to create a platform for adaptive learning online. Founded in February 2019 by Randhir Kumar with a vision to make quality education available in the remotest locations of India, BasicFirst caters to various academic needs of class 6th to 12th students.
BasicFirst employs experienced teachers and professionals from top colleges of India, available 24×7, to design teaching modules assisting students from these classes to ace school, Board and competitive exams, including CBSE, ICSE, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Jharkhand and Bihar while offering multiple courses designed for competitive exams such as JEE Main, JEE Advance, NEET, AIIMS, NTSE and Olympiads .. .
eduTinker is a communication platform between teachers, students, and parents. It offers all the essential tools required for teaching in one unified platform so that teachers can utilize their time efficiently and effectively.
Our features in a nutshell: – Live online classes – Distribution of assignments & their evaluation – Voice feedback on assignments – Sharing study material with students – Automated attendance – Online tests – Daily timetable & upcoming deadlines visibility for better planning. .
Created in 2019 in Switzerland, MAGMA Learning is a startup with the mission to radically enhance how we learn thanks to artificial intelligence. It is set up as a multidisciplinary research project to understand how humans learn, how machines learn, and how they can learn from each other.
Our main product is Ari, a personal AI tutor that helps you learn any topic you want.. .
GrowthSpace created a different coaching solution, with business needs in mind. Scalable, Relevant, Tailored to mid-sized tech companies & aligned with the business needs.
GrowthSpace is trusted both by Fortune 500 companies like Intel, Deloitte & EY, and mid-sized tech companies like Check Point, Taboola & Sapiens. GrowthSpace was founded by Omer Glass, Dan Terner & Izhak Kedar..
Kulkul Technology is a web and mobile software development company providing excellent software for business. We’re working with companies all over the world from a single-person business to large corporates.
We are a solid remote-first firm with a high emphasis on people and clear communication. We begin each project with understanding the client’s business and problem then provide a contextual solution and applicable technology.
We make sure that cooperation with us develops the business of our client. We provide excellent engineers and designers to deliver a complete product from spec gathering, product road mapping, UI/UX design, development, QA, and DevOps.
Avela is advancing equity in education. We provide software and services to empower school districts to support parents, run enrollment lotteries, and make data-driven decisions.
Our first product is a platform for facilitating talent placement. Whether assigning students to classrooms, teachers to schools, volunteers to projects, or employees to teams, organizations use our software to easily run efficient matches that are fair, transparent, and equitable.
Our tools, designed by renowned MIT professors, are built on Nobel Prize-winning algorithms. Since 2003, our team has worked with K12 districts across the country, including New York, Boston, and New Orleans, to reform enrollment processes and improve equity.
We’d love to work with your organization or district as well! Learn more at https://avela.org/.. .