Top Edtech Startups Transforming the Learning Experience

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Here at Startup Savant, we love startup culture. That’s why we identified the most exciting, innovative, and creative edtech companies to watch in 2022 and beyond. From workforce education to grade school coding robots — these are the top edtech startups to follow.

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Top Edtech Companies to Follow

Every year, new startups pull to the forefront of their industry through exciting innovation and industry-disrupting business models. We’ve rounded up the most exciting edtech startups of 2022 that startup-lovers, investors, and aspiring entrepreneurs should follow.

Disclaimer: With so many exciting startups launching and growing worldwide, we aren’t able to cover them all. Furthermore, the startups that are listed below are not officially ranked and are listed in no particular order.

1. Jolt

Location: Tel Aviv, Israel 
Funding: Series A, $23.3 Million

Jolt is a workforce education platform that compiles a network of learning spaces that is intended to provide users with business training and useful skills. Each lesson is short and impactful, making courses accessible to professionals and students alike.

2. OpenClassrooms

Location: Paris, France 
Funding: Series C, $149.7 Million

OpenClassrooms is an edtech startup based in Europe that offers digital learning sources and fully remote online degrees. The platform boasts over 2 million users and leads the way in terms of career-focused digital education.

3. Sana Labs

Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Funding: Series A, $20 Million

Sana Labs uses AI to create an innovative learning experience that prioritizes personal learning needs to effectively deliver training and courses to teams. By creating training programs that are rooted in science and tailored to the students, Sana Labs provides impactful education on a wide range of subjects for startups and their teams.

4. 360Learning

Location: New York, New York
Funding: Non-Equity Assistance, $42.6 Million

By utilizing the power of Collaborative Learning, 360Learning provides an impactful training and education experience that capitalizes on the skills each participant brings to the table rather than a one-size-fits-all approach to learning. With 360Learning, businesses can craft impactful courses for their staff to provide necessary training in a variety of subjects.

5. TinyTap

Location: Tel Aviv, Israel 
Funding: Series A, $9.1 Million

TinyTap is a global library of educational games that are made by educators. Using the TinyTap platform, teachers can easily create educational games without coding knowledge. Additionally, families can access TinyTap’s library for free or subscribe for more premium content.

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6. Lingoda

Location: Berlin, Germany 
Funding: Private Equity, $81.6 Million

Lingoda offers a variety of live, online language courses in English, German, Spanish, and French with expert teachers. The goal of the startup is to provide digital language learning that works with anyone’s schedule.

7. Trashbots

Location: Austin, Texas
Funding: Seed, $100,000

Trashbots believes any child can learn how to code. The brother-founded startup makes that belief tangible by creating a robot that teaches children from kindergarten to adulthood how to code by employing helpful lessons and guides to educate users.

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8. HowNow

Location: London, United Kingdom
Funding: Seed, $4.5 Million

HowNow is an edtech startup that facilitates learning by connecting students to experts offering digital lessons that are interactive and engaging. With over 400 experts on the platform and courses offered globally, HowNow provides accessible educational opportunities to every student.

9. Ornikar

Location: Paris, France 
Funding: Series C, $174.3 Million

Ornikar is an online driving school that makes obtaining a driver’s license faster and easier than ever before. Each lesson is taught by a state-qualified driving instructor and is offered at an affordable, accessible price point.

10. GoStudent

Location: Vienna, Austria
Funding: Series C, $345.4 Million

GoStudent is a platform for online learning that connects students with qualified tutors to help further their education virtually. Students at primary, secondary, and college levels can use this platform to find one-on-one tutoring complete with a virtual classroom and whiteboard, the capability to share screens, and even the ability to edit documents together.

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