AWS EdStart: Meet Our Community

AWS EdStart Members and Collaborators provide solutions that are hosted on, or integrated with, AWS

Meet Our Members

Meet the companies who have been accepted into AWS EdStart and are building and scaling their solution with AWS. 

Meet Our Collaborators

Education-focused organizations provide specialized solutions and support for AWS EdStart Members and AWS EdStart Innovators.

Meet Our Experts

AWS EdStart brings together education-focused experts to provide knowledge, inspiration, and best practices in a new video series.

Meet Our Founders

Get to know select EdTech founders with a unique story to tell through their own words. Videos, case studies, and more.

Meet Our Collaborators

AWS EdStart Collaborators, an AWS EdStart feature, brings together education-focused organizations to provide specialized solutions, support, and/or best practices for AWS EdStart Members and AWS EdStart Innovators. The new feature strives to create a community of industry experts for AWS EdStart Members and Innovators to access including the resources they make available to the community. Membership benefits include discounted event registration fees, complimentary access to content, and networking access.

For additional information about the Collaborators program, please reach out to awsedstart-collaborators@amazon.com 

Service Workbench quote by Paul Avillach

AWS EdStart provides profound market insights, strong technical guidance, and global connections that help our education entrepreneurs design, develop, and scale their education ventures. AWS EdStart bends over backwards to support our competitions, industry bootcamps, and meet-ups and helps us realize our vision, which is to advance innovation in worldwide education. We are proud and grateful to be collaborators in the AWS EdStart program.

– John Gamba, Director of Innovative Programs and Entrepreneur in Residence, Catalyst @Penn GSE

Service Workbench quote by Paul Avillach

AWS EdStart Collaborators

Graduate School of Education Penn GSE | Catalyst @ Penn GSE

Catalyst @Penn GSE
Philadelphia, PA | United States

A center for global education innovation, Catalyst @Penn GSE connects people and ideas to develop new ways to advance education. Catalyst operates at the nexus of education, business, and technology to help generate, test, adapt, and disseminate best practices and powerful new tools for educators at all levels.

EdTech Impact

EdTech Impact
Chester, England

EdTech Impact is the global review platform for education technology, helping to build trust, prove their quality, and increase conversions with prospective customers. They've built the largest independent review platform of education technology around the world - designed to help educators find the best products, and push companies to up their game. 

Educate

EDUCATE Golden Triangle
London, England

Educate Golden Triangle is a pioneering research accelerator helping entrepreneurs develop world-class EdTech interventions through training, consultancy, and data science.

EduGrowth

EduGrowth
Melbourne, Australia

EduGrowth is Australia’s education technology and innovation industry hub. Through connection and collaboration, we accelerate Australia’s EdTech ecosystem globally. We connect a community of education providers, industry participants, and EdTech entrepreneurs committed to reimagining learning in the digital age.

Education Research & Development Institute (ERDI)

ERDI is the premier provider of professional networking, research, and development opportunities for companies who are developing and providing products and services to support PK12 education. Executive education leaders from more than 150 districts across the United States convene to offer expert insights and feedback to inform and influence education product and service design.

EduLab

EduLab Capital Partners
Boston, MA | United States

EduLab Capital Partners is an early-stage venture capital firm with the necessary market savvy, artificial intelligence (AI) expertise and global network to accelerate the growth of its portfolio companies.

EduSpaze

EduSpaze
Singapore

Supported by Enterprise Singapore, EduSpaze, aims to nurture a vibrant EdTech startup ecosystem serving the education sector in Singapore and Southeast Asia. EduSpaze helps early-stage EdTech startups go-to-market and accelerate their growth. EduSpaze also co-innovates to address sector-specific challenges with innovative solutions that improve learning outcomes and the impact of education. EduSpaze is a part of Spaze Ventures.

Eduvation

Eduvation
Germany

Eduvation’s mission is to support education startups and keep innovative ideas alive. Eduvation supports EdTech startups to help them enter schools, find ways to connect directly with teachers, and implement solutions that facilitate learning for future generations.  

Future Education

Future Education
São Paulo, Brazil

Future Education helps education companies and people to create the new generation of businesses and solutions that will transform the learning and the future of societies.

gener8tor

gener8tor
Madison, WI | United States

gener8tor's mission is to be the best partner for a community to invest into its best and brightest to create wealth and jobs. They connect founders to innovation teams and investors, accelerator programs, networking opportunities, and curated programming dedicated to K12 and higher education founders currently in development.

 

Global Grid for Learning (GG4L)

Global Grid for Learning (GG4L)
Alameda, CA | United States

GG4L’s Connect Integration platform is built for the education market to revolutionize how EdTech is deployed. Used by over 12,000 schools, Connect offers pre-built, integrations to Student Information Systems (SIS), data warehouses, LMS and EdTech applications. It also offers an SSO and Identity Management Platform to help districts distribute third-party EdTech applications and content.

GSVlabs


GSV Labs

San Mateo, CA | United States

GSVlabs provides entrepreneurs and emerging technology startups access to learning resources, best practices, capital, techtools, and an exclusive founder community. GSVlabs also provides mentorship and tools to early-stage startups through its innovation and learning portal. It also provides best-in-class support through its co-working community and innovation centers in Boston and San Francisco.

LearnLaunch

LearnLaunch
Boston, MA | United States

LearnLaunch drives innovation to transform learning. As an education innovation hub, they connect and support innovators to expand access to high-quality education for all learners. The LearnLaunch Accelerator provides the most promising education technology startups worldwide with all the tools necessary to grow a successful EdTech startup.

MindCet

MindCet
Tel Aviv, Israel

MindCET’s unique expertise and global reach grants EdTech Startups access, exposure, and efficient development towards successful industry penetration; thus, enabling education to finally meet the needs of the digital learner.

OEI

Oriental Education Institute (OEI) connects and integrates resources across fields and establishes an open platform for innovative education entrepreneurs to communicate inspiring ideas and deepen understanding of this industry.

USCRossier

Perfect Puzzle Capital
Beijing, China

Perfect Puzzle Capital focuses on investing and accelerating development in the education industry. They’ve served over 100 companies in China.

OEI

RYE Consulting
Denver, CO | United States

RYE Consulting offers procurement, advisory, curriculum, professional development, and market strategy consulting services. As industry and classroom veterans, their team of educators empowers EdTech startups from pilot to profit.

StartEd

StartEd
New York, NY | United States

StartEd exists to attract and develop the army of education innovators solving the world’s most challenging problems. StartEd does so through membership to community, accelerators, courses, and an innovation festival, which help innovators catalyze and access education innovation hubs.

StormBreaker Venture Co., Ltd.

StormBreaker Venture Co., Ltd.
Bangkok, Thailand

Stormbreaker, Thailand’s first EdTech accelerator, is designed to impact the lives of over 1.5 million learners across Thailand. Stormbreaker focuses on priority areas of English for all, STEM, cloud-powered schools, and reskilling.

OEI

SuperCharger Ventures
London, England

SuperCharger is the first cross-border EdTech accelerator connecting Europe
and Asia. Startups can benefit from local advantages and make inroads with leading education institutions thanks to first-class mentorship and advice on market entry and fundraising  opportunities.

TiE

TiE Bangalore
Bangalore, India

As a leading EdTech platform in Taiwan, they built an ecosystem for innovation to empower every education change-maker and shape education innovation and lifelong learning to be trendy like fashion.

UIncept

UIncept
Gurugram, India

UIncept is a 21st century incubator-accelerator operating in India and is a starting ground of ideas and leaders that can transform the world. UIncept offers office space, partner perks, capital/investment, network access, and mentoring to EdTech startups operating in the Indian education space. Startups who wish to venture into the Indian EdTech space can apply to their EdTech-focused entrepreneurship program.

 

USCRossier

USC Rossier EdVentures
Los Angeles, CA | United States

USC Rossier EdVentures aims to strengthen companies that take a holistic and diverse approach toward conquering obstacles in education. The six-month accelerator program is unique in using personalized learning, rather than a boot camp approach, in its curriculum. It also combines mentorship by both education and engineering faculty along with leading investors and entrepreneurs.

OEI

ZASHARE
Taipai City | Taiwan

As a leading EdTech platform in Taiwan, they built an ecosystem for innovation to empower every education change-maker and shape education innovation and lifelong learning to be trendy like fashion.

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AWS EdStart, also known as the AWS educational technology startup accelerator, is an AWS program designed to help its participants grow their education technology businesses. AWS EdStart participants may have access to many benefits, such as AWS Promotional Credit, select marketing opportunities, global thought leadership, participation in live or virtual events, and access to the AWS EdStart web portal. The AWS EdStart web portal is a central online, self-service resource that includes an online directory of AWS EdStart participants, a community messaging forum, and a repository of content, technical, and business development trainings. The AWS EdStart Agreement, as may be updated from time to time, governs participation in AWS EdStart and use of the AWS EdStart web portal. AWS EdStart participants’ personal information, business contact information, and community forum messages may be accessed by AWS EdStart participants that use the AWS EdStart web portal. Please contact awsedstart@amazon.com or see the AWS EdStart Agreement for information about how AWS collects and uses personal information.

Organizations that wish to apply for participation in AWS EdStart must meet the application criteria described on the AWS EdStart application page. Government entities, including government-owned corporations and government-funded organizations, are not eligible to participate in AWS EdStart. Individual users of AWS EdStart must be from participant organizations and 18 years or older.