Top 25 Best EdTech Startups With $10+ Million Funding20 min read

Top EdTech EduTech startups

Today we’re covering the top 25 EdTech Startups. This is going to be really exciting and I’ve spent a ton of time researching these interesting startups in EdTech. Let’s get right into it!

Criteria for selection:

  • The startup should be privately held
  • Has raised at least $10 million in funding
  • We haven’t including the IPO’d startups and companies as they’re already well-known to most people. This list of 25 companies covers the most funded ones since their found dates.

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Top EdTech Startups With $10+ Million Funding

Let’s get right down to the list and begin with the list of the top startups in the EdTech sector. In the below list, we’ve covered the major information about the company’s operations, headquarters, funding amounts and some of the active investors. The investors listed here are the ones I found during my process of researching the company. So there’s a high possibility that there are more investors than the ones in the list.

1. Yuanfudao – Total Raised $4043.57 million

Official Website: www.yuanfudao.com

Yuanfudao is a Venture Capital-Backed EdTech company founded in 2012. Developer of an online educational platform designed to provide online tutoring services for Chinese students. The company’s one-stop online tutoring platform provides elementary school, junior high school, and high school students with various lessons that cover all subjects, enabling students to know their learning weaknesses and conduct targeted learning by leveraging big data analysis.

Active Investors:

  • Boyu Capital(www.boyucapital.com)
  • China Media Capital(www.cmcinc.cn)
  • CPE Funds Management(www.citicpe.com)
  • DCP Capital(www.dcpcapital.com)
  • DST Global(www.dst-global.com)
  • Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC)(www.gic.com.sg)
  • Greenwoods Investment(www.greenwoodsinvest.com)
  • Hillhouse Capital Group(www.hillhousecap.com)
  • IDG Capital(en.idgcapital.com)
  • Mail.Ru Group(www.corp.mail.ru)
  • Matrix Partners China(www.matrixpartners.cn)

Competitors:

FEV Tutor, Slader, Zhangmen.com, Xueba100, Shaw Academy, 17zuoye, Haiku Learning Systems, 51Talk, VIPKid, OpenStudy, Imagine Learning, Open English, Jiliguala, TareasPlus, DreamBox Learning, Outschool, Quizlet, Edumundo, Bell Tech Education, DadaABC, Aixuexi Education Group, Meishubao, Zuoyebang, Kaochong, Shanghai Liulishuo Information Technology, EF Education First, Acadsoc, RareJob, Cengage Learning, Socratic

2. Zuoyebang – Total Raised $3435 million

Official Website: www.zybang.com

Zuoyebang is a Venture Capital-Backed EdTech company founded in 2015. Provider of a web and mobile learning platform designed to assist K12 students. The company’ platform targets primary and secondary school students, enabling them to seek answers, get assistance on their homework, get teacher live streaming videos and homework evaluation.

Active Investors:

  • Alibaba Group(www.alibabagroup.com)
  • Baidu Ventures(www.bv.ai)
  • Coatue Management(www.coatue.com)
  • FountainVest Partners(www.fountainvest.com)
  • GGV Capital(www.ggvc.com)
  • Legend Capital(www.legendcapital.com.cn)
  • New Enterprise Associates(www.nea.com)
  • Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan(www.otpp.com)
  • Primavera Capital Group(www.primavera-capital.com)
  • Qatar Investment Authority(www.qia.qa)
  • Sequoia Capital China(www.sequoiacap.com/china)

Competitors:

XAP, Knewton, Oja.la Edu, Tutellus Technologies, Floqq, Slader, eduK, Transtutors, Udacity, Cursogram, Course Hero, Memorang, Edmodo, OpenStudy, Studypool, Haiku Learning Systems, Coursera, Socratic, Descomplica, OpenSesame, Quizizz, Quizlet, Xueba100, Schoology, BridgeU, Edsby

3. Zhangmen.com – Total Raised $923.22 million

Official Website: www.zhangmen.com

Zhangmen.com is a Venture Capital-Backed EdTech company founded in 2014. Developer of an online education technology platform in China designed to let children take classes online. The company engages in operating an online tutorial platform for students from 8 to 18 years old to learn in a fun and interactive environment, and it also offers student counseling services related to their school choices and careers, enabling students to take classes everywhere anytime and improve test score.

Active Investors:

  • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board(www.cppinvestments.com)
  • China Investment Corporation(www.china-inv.cn)
  • China Media Capital(www.cmcinc.cn)
  • China Renaissance(www.chinarenaissance.com)
  • CICC ALPHA(www.ciccalpha.com)
  • Fortune Capital(www.fortunevc.com)
  • Genesis Capital (Hong Kong)(www.gcfunds.com)
  • Haitong International Securities Group(www.htisec.com)
  • International Finance Corporation(www.ifc.org)
  • Qingsong Fund(www.qingsongfund.com)
  • SB China Venture Capital(www.sbcvc.com)

Competitors:

Shaw Academy, Udacity, VIPKid, Lynda.com, 51Talk, Jiliguala, Open English, Landi English, Voxy, Edx, 17zuoye, DadaABC, Simplilearn, DreamBox Learning, Imagine Learning, Udemy, Meishubao, myON, Carnegie Learning, italki, Acadsoc, Aixuexi Education Group, RareJob, EF Education First, Kaochong, Istation, Beijing Happy Science Technology, Lingua.ly

4. Spark Education – Total Raised $568 million

Official Website: www.huohua.cn

Spark Education is a Venture Capital-Backed EdTech company founded in 2016. Provider of an educational platform intended to offer personalized math education resources for children. The company’s platform offers interactive classrooms and games, enabling improvement of student’s spatial, logical and computational thinking.

Active Investors:

  • GGV Capital(www.ggvc.com)
  • GSR Ventures(www.gsrventures.com)
  • Hike Capital(www.hikecapital.com)
  • IDG Capital(en.idgcapital.com)
  • Kohlberg Kravis Roberts(www.kkr.com)
  • Kuaishou(www.kuaishou.com)
  • Lightspeed China Partners(www.lightspeedcp.com)
  • Longfor Group Holdings(www.longfor.com)
  • Northern Light Venture Capital(www.nlvc.com)
  • Sequoia Capital China(www.sequoiacap.com/china)
  • Tencent Holdings(www.tencent.com)

Competitors: No competitors found

5. Unacademy – Total Raised $415.74 million

Official Website: www.unacademy.com

Unacademy is a Venture Capital-Backed EdTech company founded in 2015. Operator of an online learning platform designed to prepare students for competitive exams. The company’s platform offers content for major competitive examinations as well as offers short lectures in the form of videos on various subjects which can be accessed for free, enabling aspiring students to better prepare for their respective competitive examinations and promote self-learning.

Active Investors:

  • Blume Ventures(www.blume.vc)
  • Dragoneer Investment Group(www.dragoneer.com)
  • Elevation Capital (India)(www.elevationcapital.com)
  • Facebook(www.facebook.com)
  • General Atlantic(www.generalatlantic.com)
  • Nexus Venture Partners(www.nexusvp.com)
  • Sequoia Capital India(www.sequoiacap.com/india)
  • SoftBank Investment Advisers(www.visionfund.com)
  • Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs India(www.stanfordangels.co.in)
  • Steadview Capital Management(www.steadview.com)
  • Tiger Global Management(www.tigerglobal.com)

Competitors:

Gradeup, Meritnation, Coursera, NeoStencil, Khan Academy, Vedantu, Toppr, BYJU’S, Learnpedia, Lynda.com, Coursmos, Adaptive Curriculum, UrbanPro, Next Education India, Flipclass, eSpark Learning, iProf, Simplilearn, Career Anna, Testbook, Plancess EduSolutions, Xseed Education, Earth Education Valley, PaGaLGuY, TESTFunda, Doubtnut, SuperProfs, Classteacher Learning Systems, MockBank, WizIQ, Embibe, TopRankers, Career Power, OnlineTyari, Intellipaat, MT Educare, Careers360, Skilljar, Everonn Education, Motion (Educational and Training Services)

6. fenbi.com – Total Raised $390 million

Official Website: www.fenbi.com

fenbi.com is a Venture Capital-Backed EdTech company founded in 2015. Developer of an online education platform designed for employment exams and postgraduate entrance exams in China. The company’s platform provides online live teaching services and a practice problem library, helping users to well prepare for their employment tests such as national civil servant examination and national judicial examinations, as well as postgraduate entrance exams.

Active Investors:

  • China Renaissance(www.chinarenaissance.com)
  • IDG Capital(en.idgcapital.com)
  • Trustbridge Partners(www.trustbridgepartners.com)
  • Welight Capital(Www.welightcapital.com)

Competitors: No competitors found

7. DadaABC – Total Raised $385 million

Official Website: www.dadaabc.com

DadaABC is a Venture Capital-Backed EdTech company founded in 2013. Provider of an online education platform intended to help children’s to learn English easily. The company’s online education platform includes one-to-one and one-to-many learning models, provided by exclusive English teachers for children aged from 4 to 16 enabling them to learn English in a fun and interactive way.

Active Investors:

  • Dragonrise Capital(www.dragonrisecapital.com/index.html)
  • Feimalv(www.feimalv.com)
  • Oriental Fortune Capital(www.ofcapital.com)
  • Qingsong Fund(www.qingsongfund.com)
  • Tal Education Group(www.100tal.com)
  • Tiger Global Management(www.tigerglobal.com)
  • Warburg Pincus(www.warburgpincus.com)
  • Yonghua Capital(www.yonghuacapital.com.cn)

Competitors:

Jiliguala, Magic Ears, Xiamen Qianshi Technology, VIPKid, Open English, Landi English, Zhangmen.com, italki, Shaw Academy, Yuanfudao, 51Talk, Meishubao, Acadsoc, Udacity, Lynda.com, Busuu, Imagine Learning, Udemy, Edx, 17zuoye, Simplilearn, Zuoyebang, Shanghai Liulishuo Information Technology, Lingua.ly, Beijing Happy Science Technology, Kaochong

8. KnowBe4 – Total Raised $384.15 million

Official Website: www.knowbe4.com

KnowBe4 is a Private Equity-Backed EdTech company founded in 2010. KnowBe4 is a developer of an integrated security awareness training and simulated phishing platform designed to train employees to make smarter security decisions. The company’s training platform helps organizations address the human element of security by raising awareness of ransomware, CEO fraud and other social engineering tactics through a new-school approach to security awareness training, enabling employees to make better security decisions to control both their organization’s and personal security.

Active Investors:

  • Carson Private Capital(www.carsoncapital.com)
  • Elephant Partners(www.elephantvc.com)
  • Greenspring Associates(www.greenspringassociates.com)
  • Kohlberg Kravis Roberts(www.kkr.com)
  • Ten Eleven Ventures(www.1011vc.com)

Competitors:

Ataata, MediaPRO, Inspired eLearning, Cybrary, Wombat Security Technologies, Security Mentor, El Pescador, LookingGlass Cyber Solutions, FireEye, Kenna Security, Elevate Security, Cofense, PhishLine, CybSafe, MWR Infosecurity, Blackfin Security, Terranova Security, Palo Alto Networks, AttackIQ, Security Innovation (Network Management Software), GuruCul, Secure Mentem, Karamba Security, Digital Shadows, Denim Group, Tanium, Invincea, PhishLabs

9. Codemao – Total Raised $357.44 million

Official Website: www.codemao.cn

Codemao is a Venture Capital-Backed EdTech company founded in 2015. Developer an online programming education platform designed for teens. The company’s platform consists proprietary visual programming tool, game-based programming courses, and dynamic online community. Students can use the graphical programming language to create games, software, animations, stories and other works, enabling young teenagers to develop logical thinking and teamwork abilities.

Active Investors:

  • Baring Private Equity Asia(www.bpeasia.com)
  • Beijing Shengtong Printing Company(www.shengtongprint.com)
  • BOC International(www.bocigroup.com)
  • Bohai Industrial Investment Fund Management(www.bohaicapital.com)
  • Cheetah Mobile(www.cmcm.com)
  • China Everbright(www.everbright.com)
  • CITIC Securities(www.citics.com)
  • CMB International Capital(www.cmbi.com.hk)
  • Crystal Stream Capital(crystalstreamcap.cn)
  • Foresee Capital Group(www.shhtgroup.com)
  • Gemboom Investment(www.gemboom.com)

Competitors: No competitors found

10. KnowBox – Total Raised $306 million

Official Website: www.knowbox.cn

KnowBox is a Venture Capital-Backed EdTech company founded in 2014. Developer of an online educational platform created to help students and teachers better manage their assignments. The company’s platform includes two mobile apps that help deliver personalized exercises to students and helps teachers manage student homework, enabling users to effectively manage their time while addressing each student’s unique challenges.

Active Investors:

  • Alibaba Group(www.alibabagroup.com)
  • Baidu Ventures(www.bv.ai)
  • Bertelsmann Asia Investments(www.baifund.com)
  • C Ventures(www.c-venturesfund.com)
  • Delian Capital(www.bjdeliancap.com)
  • Legend Star(www.legendstar.com.cn)
  • New World Development(www.nwd.com.hk)
  • Source Code Capital(www.sourcecodecap.com)
  • Tal Education Group(www.100tal.com)
  • Yunfeng Capital(www.yfc.cn)

Competitors:

Zuoyebang, Socratic, Zhangmen.com, Xueba100, Beijing Happy Science Technology

11. BetterUp – Total Raised $292.65 million

Official Website: www.betterup.com

BetterUp is a Venture Capital-Backed EdTech company founded in 2011. Developer of a coaching platform designed to boost the professional performance of working individuals through skill development. The company’s platform offers one-on-one personalized development guides from experts in the form of weekly virtual sessions and provides actionable insights, thereby enabling employees to improve their leadership skills, mindset, and creativity.

Active Investors:

  • Afore Capital(www.afore.vc)
  • Crosslink Capital(www.crosslinkcapital.com)
  • Draper Fisher Jurvetson Management(www.dfj.com)
  • Firebolt Ventures(www.fireboltventures.com)
  • Freestyle Capital(www.freestyle.vc)
  • GarageCapital(www.garage.vc)
  • Graph Ventures(www.graphventures.com)
  • ICONIQ Capital(www.iconiqcapital.com)
  • Lightspeed Venture Partners(www.lsvp.com)
  • Palm Ventures(www.palmventures.com)
  • Plus Capital(www.pluscapital.com)

Competitors:

Everwise, CoachLogix, River Software, Emoquo, MentorcliQ, 360Learning, Chronus, Plum (Human Capital Services), The Predictive Index, HighGround, Technomedia Holding, SumTotal Systems, Halogen Software, RoundPegg, Peakon, ClearFit, CultureIQ, Reflektive, Culture Amp, 15Five, Insala, PAAR, Talentoday, Cornerstone OnDemand, Teamphoria, PowerToFly, Management Mentors, Wooboard, Visier

12. Empower Education Online – Total Raised $279.54 million

Official Website: www.eeo.cn

Empower Education Online is a Venture Capital-Backed EdTech company founded in 2014. Operator of an online classroom platform based in Beijing, China. The company offers various services including online teaching, video conferencing, live streaming to educational institutions and students, helping them with interactive online teaching and lessons.

Active Investors:

  • ATA(www.ata.net.cn)
  • Gaocheng Capital(www.gaochengcapital.com)
  • Hillhouse Capital Group(www.hillhousecap.com)
  • INCE Capital Partners(www.incecap.com.cn)
  • New Oriental Education & Technology Group(www.neworiental.org)
  • Susquehanna Asia Investments(www.sig-china.com)
  • Tal Education Group(www.100tal.com)
  • Tencent Industry Win-Win Fund(investment.tencent.com)

Competitors: No competitors found

13. Udemy – Total Raised $272.85 million

Official Website: www.udemy.com

Udemy is a Venture Capital-Backed EdTech company founded in 2010. Operator of a learning platform intended to connect students all over the world to the best instructors. The company’s curated collection of top-rated business and technical courses gives students, companies, governments, and nonprofits the power to develop in-house expertise and satisfy employee’s hunger for learning and development, enabling students to master new skills through self-paced, on-demand courses, while instructors have a way to share their knowledge with the world.

Active Investors:

  • 10X Capital(www.10xcapital.com)
  • 500 Startups(www.500.co)
  • Alpha Partners(www.alphapartners.com)
  • Arctic Ventures(arcticventures.vc)
  • Ben Jen Holdings(www.benjenholdings.com)
  • Benesse Holdings(www.benesse-hd.co.jp)
  • Bullpen Capital(www.bullpencap.com)
  • Catamaran Ventures(www.catamaranventures.com)
  • Crescent Cove Advisors(www.crescentcove.com)
  • Dan Martell(www.danmartell.com)
  • Denis Grosz(www.grosz.com)

Competitors:

Skillshare, Mindmajix Technologies, A Cloud Guru, Udacity, Lynda.com, Edureka, Shaw Academy, Coursera, Teachable, OpenClassrooms, Linux Academy, DeZyre, NeoStencil, Khan Academy, BYJU’S, Edusys Services, Simplilearn, Global Knowledge Training, Codecademy, DataCamp, Meritnation, Acadgild, GreyCampus, Outschool, Pluralsight, Toppr, iProf, PaGaLGuY, Imarticus Learning, Earth Education Valley, CBT Nuggets, StraighterLine, Intellipaat, Jigsaw Academy, Bell Tech Education, Utter, Plancess EduSolutions, Global Knowledge Software

14. MasterClass – Total Raised $241 million

Official Website: www.masterclass.com

MasterClass is a Venture Capital-Backed EdTech company founded in 2012. Developer of an online education platform designed to offer video-based online vocational courses taught by celebrities, athletes, and business executives. The company’s digital platform offers affordable, engaging, and inspirational online classes which include video lessons, interactive exercises, a series of course materials, peer interaction, and more, enabling learners to access online classes taught by world-renowned instructors, making it possible for anyone to learn from the best in diverse fields ranging from art, business, politics, music, video creation and film making, chess, poker and many more.

Active Investors:

  • 01 Advisors(www.01advisors.com)
  • Advancit Capital(www.advancitcapital.com)
  • Akkadian Ventures(akkadian.vc)
  • Atomico(www.atomico.com)
  • Bloomberg Beta(www.bloombergbeta.com)
  • Brighter Capital(www.brightercapital.com)
  • Cobalt Capital (Santa Monica)(cobalt.la)
  • Endeavor(www.endeavorco.com)
  • Evolution Media Capital(www.evolutionmediacapital.com)
  • Evolution VC Partners(www.evolutionvcp.com)
  • Gaingels Syndicate(www.gaingels.com)

Competitors:

CreativeLive, eduK, Coursera, Teachable, Cursogram, Udacity, Alison, Khan Academy, The Great Courses, Shaw Academy, Lynda.com, Coursmos, Codecademy, Descomplica, DataCamp, Learning.com, Haiku Learning Systems, 51Talk, Snapwiz, Outschool, Imagine Math, TareasPlus, Memorang, Geekbrains, Designlab, Edmodo, Firecracker, Xueba100, Curious.com, Simplilearn, OpenStudy, Udemy, Quizlet, Edx, Quizizz, Teachers Notebook, Skillshare, Crehana, Quipper, Edmentum, Schoology, BenchPrep, Makerist, 360training.com, Busuu, Global eTraining, Oja.la Edu, Learnetic, SkillSoft, Funtoot, MZed, Looop Online, Blackboard (EdTech), Engrade, Teachers Pay Teachers, Compass Learning, Ignis (B2C Educational and Training Services), EF Education First, Emantras, Knewton, McGraw-Hill Education, Training Consultants (Education), Sophia Learning, Teachscape, Intellipaat, Tutellus Technologies, 24×7 learning, Train Simple, Edline, Frog Education, Picmonic, OpenSesame, Litmos Heroes, Moodle, Socratic, Turnitin, D2L, Crescerance, Udutu, Total Training, Schoox, eScholar, Jenzabar, RANDA Solutions, Mindvalley

15. Xueleyun – Total Raised $221.42 million

Official Website: cas.xueleyun.com

Xueleyun is a Venture Capital-Backed EdTech company founded in 2013. Provider of an online education platform intended to serve the children in China to get assisted in their learning. The company’s platform provides intelligent classroom cloud teaching technique for interactive and personalized teaching, enabling students to avail an enhanced learning experience.

Active Investors:

  • GSR Ventures(www.gsrventures.com)
  • Haitong Securities(www.htsec.com)
  • New Horizon Capital Co.(www.newhorizon.jp)
  • Shenzhen GTJA Investment Group(en.szgig.com)

Competitors: No competitors found

16. ChangingEdu – Total Raised $188 million

Official Website: www.changingedu.com

ChangingEdu is a Venture Capital-Backed EdTech company founded in 2014. Provider of online platform designed to help parents find a suitable tutor for their children. The company’s online platform connects private teachers with students and parents by one to one counseling to facilitate after-school tutoring services, providing parents with all-subject teaching and tutoring services for their primary and middle school kids both at-home and online.

Active Investors:

  • ClearVue Partners(www.cvpcap.com)
  • Frees Fund(www.freesvc.com)
  • IDG Capital(en.idgcapital.com)
  • Sequoia Capital China(www.sequoiacap.com/china)
  • Tal Education Group(www.100tal.com)
  • Trustbridge Partners(www.trustbridgepartners.com)

Competitors:

Edx, VIPKid, 51Talk, DadaABC, Landi English, Coursera, 17zuoye, Open English, Voxy, Imagine Learning, DreamBox Learning, Kaochong, myON

17. YunXueTang – Total Raised $185.08 million

Official Website: www.yxt.com

YunXueTang is a Venture Capital-Backed EdTech company founded in 2011. Provider of a online corporate training platform. The company provides online training services, learning materials and exams for companies in various fields including real estate, banking, insurance and retail. Its products include an online learning platform for employees, a platform for creating teaching material, and a mobile app for watching videos.

Active Investors:

  • Centurium Capital(www.centurium.com)
  • Everest VC(lmfvc.com)
  • Susquehanna Asia Investments(www.sig-china.com)
  • Tencent Industry Win-Win Fund(investment.tencent.com)
  • Ximalaya(www.ximalaya.com)
  • Yunfeng Capital(www.yfc.cn)

Competitors: No competitors found

18. Duolingo – Total Raised $183.3 million

Official Website: www.duolingo.com

Duolingo is a Venture Capital-Backed EdTech company founded in 2011. Developer of a language-learning platform designed to help people to read, listen, and speak multiple languages. The company’s platform uses bite-sized lessons that feel like playing a game to keep learners motivated and collects data insights on how people learn to use this data to constantly improve the effectiveness of the platform, enabling users to self learn different languages for free.

Active Investors:

  • A-Grade Investments(www.agradeinvestments.com)
  • Arctic Ventures(arcticventures.vc)
  • CapitalG(www.capitalg.com)
  • Drive Capital(www.drivecapital.com)
  • Durable Capital Partners(www.durablecap.com)
  • General Atlantic(www.generalatlantic.com)
  • Inside Capital(www.inside.capital)
  • Kleiner Perkins(www.kleinerperkins.com)
  • NewView Capital(nvc.vc)
  • Runway Innovation Hub(www.runway.is)
  • Timothy Ferriss(www.timferriss.com)

Competitors:

Lingua.ly, Utter, Mondly, Lingosmio, Mango Languages, Livemocha, Istation, Learnlight Software, Rosetta Stone, EnglishCentral, Memrise, Babbel, Auralog, Voxy, SpeakingPal, Fluent Forever, Open English, Fluent City, Verbling, Hello English, Speexx, Busuu, Lingvist, ABA English, 7 Senses Labs, DreamBox Learning, ExcelSoft, Edmodo, Edgenuity, Adaptive Curriculum, DadaABC, LinguaLeo, Kickboard, italki, VIPKid, Kings Learning, Grupo VI-DA, eSpark Learning, Shaw Academy, Mightyverse, Beijing Happy Science Technology, Udemy, Cloudup, Lingo Live, Emmersion

19. Ruangguru – Total Raised $157.5 million

Official Website: ruangguru.com

Ruangguru is a Venture Capital-Backed EdTech company founded in 2014. Developer of an e-learning platform designed to access educational materials with ease. The company’s platform offers an online marketplace that connects private tutors and students in Indonesia, providing a wide variety of courses beyond school subjects, including standardized test preparation, languages, music, sports and computers, enabling students to monitor their own progress and prepare for exams.

Active Investors:

  • East Ventures(www.east.vc)
  • General Atlantic(www.generalatlantic.com)
  • GGV Capital(www.ggvc.com)
  • Google for Startups Accelerator(developers.google.com/community/accelerators)
  • GSMA(www.gsma.com)
  • MIT Solve(solve.mit.edu)
  • UOB Venture Management(www.uobvm.com.sg)
  • Venturra Capital(www.venturra.com)

Competitors:

Liqvid, HarukaEdu, Hurix Digital, Disprz, Tata Interactive Systems, Classteacher Learning Systems, LearningMate Solutions, Upside Learning, Plancess EduSolutions, Khan Academy, Intellipaat, Unacademy, ExcelSoft, K12 Techno Services, Oliveboard, Exult Infosolutions, Report Bee Edusys, NeoStencil, BYJU’S, Quipper, Embibe, Next Education India, Simulanis, Meritnation, BuyTestSeries, Performance Matters, Toppr, PaGaLGuY, Simplilearn, LabInApp

20. Hero K12 – Total Raised $150 million

Official Website: www.herok12.com

Hero K12 is a Private Equity-Backed EdTech company founded in 2014. Developer an provider of an education software designed to create a positive school climate and culture. The company’s software is a school-wide system used to capture and collect data that enables educators to replace traditional discipline policies with initiatives that emphasize and recognize positive behaviors aiding in decreasing absences and suspensions, improving students’ test scores and reducing teachers’ time spent on discipline.

Active Investors:

  • BV Investment Partners(www.bvlp.com)

Competitors:

Kickboard, Dyknow, Edumate, Sentral Education, LiveSchool

21. Prodigy (EdTech) – Total Raised $125.47 million

Official Website: www.prodigygame.com

Prodigy (EdTech) is a Venture Capital-Backed EdTech company founded in 2011. Developer of an educational platform designed to educate children through games. The company’s platform offers an effective blended and virtual learning dashboard with progress and usage reports from the student to district level schools, enabling users to study in an engaging and fun way.

Active Investors:

  • Canadian Business Growth Fund(www.cbgf.com)
  • Ontario Centres of Excellence(www.oce-ontario.org)
  • TPG Growth(www.tpggrowth.com)

Competitors: No competitors found

22. ST Unitas – Total Raised $123 million

Official Website: www.stunitas.com

ST Unitas is a Private Equity-Backed EdTech company founded in 2010. Developer of a social learning platform intended to offer a variety of material on parenting and child education. The company’s offerings include dieting, reading and raising children, pets, fashion, beauty and lifestyle education, enabling customers to improve their development through innovative educational content.

Active Investors:

  • Bain Capital(www.baincapital.com)
  • Company K Partners(www.kpartners.co.kr)

Competitors: No competitors found

23. Palfish – Total Raised $118.89 million

Official Website: www.ipalfish.com

Palfish is a Venture Capital-Backed EdTech company founded in 2015. Developer of an online education platform designed to connect students with English tutors. The company’s platform has native English speakers from US, Canada, UK, and Australia that are paired to students on a 1-to-1 ratio. Tutored material are personalized to individual students and utilizes technology to provide an interactive experience.

Active Investors:

  • Bertelsmann Asia Investments(www.baifund.com)
  • FutureX Capital(www.futurex-capital.com)
  • GGV Capital(www.ggvc.com)
  • JAFCO Investments Asia(www.jafcoasia.com)
  • Suhehui(suhehui.com)
  • Susquehanna Asia Investments(www.sig-china.com)
  • Whales Capital(www.whalescapital.com)

Competitors:

iTutorGroup, Magic Ears, 51Talk, VIPKid, Cambly

24. Descomplica – Total Raised $115.92 million

Official Website: www.descomplica.com.br

Descomplica is a Venture Capital-Backed EdTech company founded in 2011. Developer of an e-learning platform designed to prepare students for college entrance exams. The company’s platform gives students free access to pre-recorded classes, live classes, online monitoring as well as live lessons for subjects like mathematics, physics and chemistry, enabling students to learn at their own pace as well as prepare and clear ENEM and other entrance exams at low cost.

Active Investors:

  • 500 Startups(www.500.co)
  • Amadeus Capital Partners(www.amadeuscapital.com)
  • Chan Zuckerberg Initiative(www.chanzuckerberg.com)
  • CSC UpShot Ventures(www.csc-upshot.vc)
  • Eric Ries(www.leanstartup.co)
  • Gávea Investimentos(www.gaveainvest.com)
  • Graph Ventures(www.graphventures.com)
  • Kevin Moore(www.agileangel.com)
  • Peninsula Participacoes(www.peninsulapart.com.br)
  • Saad AlSogair(www.DrSogair.com)
  • Social Capital(www.socialcapital.com)

Competitors:

Coursera, Me Salva!, CreativeLive, eduK, MasterClass, DataCamp, Khan Academy, Shaw Academy, Linux Academy, Udacity, Coursmos, Platzi, TareasPlus, Cursogram, WyzAnt, Lynda.com, Education.com, Teachlr, Treehouse Island, Simplilearn, Curious.com, Testbook, Udemy, Designlab, ClassDojo, Sophia Learning, Stoodi Ensino e Treinamento a distância, Education Elements, SABE Online, Looop Online, Oja.la Edu, TutorVista.com, Floqq, Socratic, Embibe, African Leadership University, Tutellus Technologies, Intellipaat, Brilliant Worldwide, Train Simple, OpenSesame, Schoox

25. Zhan.com – Total Raised $114.28 million

Official Website: www.zhan.com

Zhan.com is a Venture Capital-Backed EdTech company founded in 2011. Developer of an online education platform designed to focus on foreign language training. The company’s online education platform offers course materials and lectures for exams like TOEFL, GREG MAT, SAT and IELTS, enabling students to prepare for overseas entrance exams.

Active Investors:

  • Bertelsmann Asia Investments(www.baifund.com)
  • GGV Capital(www.ggvc.com)
  • Milestone Venture Group(www.milestonevg.com)
  • Sequoia Capital China(www.sequoiacap.com/china)
  • Shunwei Capital(www.shunwei.com)
  • Vision Knight Capital(www.vkc-partners.com)
  • Yonghua Capital(www.yonghuacapital.com.cn)

Competitors: No competitors found