WISE Edtech Accelerator Program 2022-2023

WISE Edtech Accelerator Program 2022-2023

Deadline: April 14, 2022

Applications are open for the WISE Edtech Accelerator 2022-2023. The WISE Edtech Accelerator is a key part of an edtech program that aims to support innovation and build an edtech community focused on revolutionizing the way we teach and learn.

For over six years, they have supported edtech founders from around the world scale innovative solutions to key challenges within the world of education. Each year, they deliver a bespoke program aimed at supporting startup growth through one-to-one coaching, masterclasses with industry experts, as well as access to a global network of investors and education specialists.

Benefits

  • Global Network
    • Access a community of over 50 edtech founders from 18 countries
    • Interaction with industry leaders from the private sector, non-profit organisations and government
    • Networking opportunities with potential donors, investors and partners
  • Coaching & Mentorship
    • A hand-picked team of experts specialising in:
      • Marketing, sales & fundraising
      • Product strategy, development and roadmapping
      • Market insights and positioning
  • International Visibility
    • Selected ventures will have the opportunity to attend WISE international events and promotion on their global platforms including:
      • [email protected] forums, previous editions were held in Paris, New York and Beijing
      • WISE social media platforms
      • WISE Summit in Doha, convening over 4,000 attendees from 100 countries

Eligibility

  • Open to an edtech venture established for at least one year;
  • Evidence of existing beneficiaries or users; 
  • Product beyond Minimum Viable Product (MVP) stage
  • Evidence of existing revenue; 
  • Must have a dedicated team.

Selection Process

Each year, a committee composed of leading experts in education and entrepreneurship will support the WISE Edtech Accelerator team in the selection process. Applications will be assessed according to the following criteria: 

  • How well the venture addresses the problem that it aims to solve
  • How innovative is the solution is in light of existing ventures worldwide
  • The potential educational impact 
  • The potential for growth and scalability  

Application

All applicants must provide the following: 

  • Submission of the official online application form, in English 
  • A short 3 minute video pitch via YouTube link. The pitch must explain what the edtech solution is, the problem being tackled, who their beneficiaries are, traction so far and why they are applying for the WISE Edtech Accelerator
  • A product demo via YouTube link or log-in information for the WISE team to assess the product

Click here to apply

For more information, visit WISE Edtech Accelerator.

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