WISE Edtech Accelerator Program for Innovative Ventures 2021

Deadline: April 23, 2021

Application is now open for Wise Edtech Accelerator Program 2021. For over six years, we have supported founders from around the world build and scale innovative edtech solutions. With the support of our community of edtech founders, investors and education stakeholders, we have delivered a bespoke program aimed at providing access to quality mentorship, coaching and a global network focused on changing the way we learn, teach and work


  • 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; 
  • A dedicated team 


Global Network

  1. Access a community of over 50 edtech founders from 18 countries 
  2. Interaction with industry leaders from the private sector, non-profit  organisations and government  
  3. Networking opportunities with potential donors, investors and partners

Coaching And Mentorship

  1. A hand-picked team of experts providing founders with support on: Marketing, sales & fundraising  
  2. Product strategy, development and roadmapping 
  3. Market insights and positioning

International Visibility

  1. Selected ventures will have the opportunity to attend our international  events and promotion on our global platforms including: 
  2. [email protected] forums, previous editions were held in Paris, New York and Beijing
  3. WISE social media platforms 
  4. WISE Summit in Doha, convening over 4000 attendees from 100 countries


  • February 22, 2021: Applications open
  • April 23, 2021: Final deadline
  • September 29, 2021: 2021 Cohort announced


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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


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




For more information visit the official webpage of wise edtech Accelerator program 2021

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