Eight Nordic-Baltic Edtech semifinalists in the Global Edtech Startup Awards
Eight companies have been picked to pitch in front of a jury at the Nordic-Baltic Semifinals in the world’s largest edtech startup competition at the online XcitED event on November 3rd 2020.
Edtech is one of the fastest growing markets in the world, where the needs for educational solutions have never been higher. The Nordic and Baltic edtech scene is flourishing and we have many promising and exciting entrepreneurs in our countries, ready to take a position as the best and most competitive in the world. With an internationally renowned education system, good at developing future skills like collaboration, creativity and entrepreneurship, we have all the ingredients needed to be the home for the next edtech supernova.Our finalists are great examples of this.
The Nordic-Baltic Semifinalists:
Seppo https://seppo.io/- Seppo is a tool for game-based learning. You can easily create lessons that combine creativity, collaboration and use of skills and knowledge. (Finland)
Teachers Lead Tech www.teachersleadtech.com- A guided learning tool for primary school teachers to bring technology creation skills to classrooms. (Lithuania)
SignLab https://www.signlab.co/ - a digital learning platform that makes learning sign languages more accessible, more effective and more affordable. (Norway)
Lexplore https://www.lexplore.com/ - A unique AI based method of assessing reading. (Sweden)
LearnCove https://learncove.io/- Learning platform for personalised learning path. (Iceland)
School Day https://schoolday.com/ - Collects, analyzes, explains and develops student wellbeing for schools to improve learning outcomes. (Finland)
Gleechi https://www.gleechi.com/- Software solutions to enable natural interaction between humans, computers and robots to create the next generation of industry training and certification. (Sweden)
Dugga www.dugga.com - A one-stop-solution for all types of knowledge assessment. (Sweden)
Global EdTech Startups Awards (GESAwards) is an initiative led by a group of leading education innovation organizations from across the world. The Awards identifies, showcases and recognizes the world's most promising EdTech startups of the year and semifinals take place all over the world. The Global Finals will take place in London in 2021. https://www.globaledtechawards.org/
XcitED is a yearly edtech conference that gathers together education professionals, edtech entrepreneurs, impact investors and innovators from all around the world. This year’s XcitED will be held online on the 3rd and 4th of November and it is free of charge. More info and registration: https://www.xcited.org/
The Nordic-BalticSemifinals will be hosted by Jonathan Viner, editor of Nordic Edtech News, and is co-arranged by Edtech Denmark, Edtech Finland, xEdu, N8 and Swedish Edtech Industry. AWS EdStart, the AWS EdTech startup accelerator, is sponsoring GESAwards Nordic & Baltic Semifinal.
Swedish Edtech Industry är en ideell förening och branschorganisation som verkar för att Sverige skall bli det ledande landet i världen på att utnyttja digitaliseringens möjligheter och effekter i utbildningssystemet. Föreningen verkar för en fri och sund marknad, som säkerställer innovation och tillväxt, bygger kunskap i och utanför nätverket och driver kvalitetsfrågor. Branschföreningen vänder sig till edtech-bolag som har det formella utbildningssystemet som marknad, från förskola upp till och med universitet.