From online tutoring to virtual reality training, here’s a look at some of the companies innovating in edtech.
In the wake of Covid-19, edtech companies are seeing strong investor interest — YTD funding has surpassed $4.4B, while investments into the space reached over $4.8B in 2019. Education is being forced to digitize fast for learners of all ages, from small children to working professionals.
Interest in remote learning tools and virtual learning has spiked among corporates, according to the CB Insights Earnings Transcript tool.
Earnings calls mentions of “remote learning,” “remote classes,” or “virtual classes”
Using CB Insights data, we identified 100+ of the most well-funded private companies working specifically on edtech and divided them into the 12 main categories in which they operate.
We define edtech startups as those working to replace or supplement traditional education systems for both students and professionals.
Companies featured in the market map are VC-backed, and the majority have raised a round of funding in the last 24 months or have a valuation of $1B or greater. In some cases, we include companies with an established presence, substantial funding, or significant traction or partnerships.
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