Application Deadline: April 23, 2021

For over six years, the WISE Edtech Accelerator have supported founders from around the world to 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.

The WISE Edtech Accelerator is a key part of our edtech program that aims to support innovation, conduct new research into edtech, and build a global edtech community.

What can you expect from our program?

  • 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 providing founders with support on Marketing, sales & fundraising, Product strategy, development and roadmapping, Market insights and positioning.
  • International Visibility: Selected ventures will have the opportunity to attend our international events and promotion on our global platforms including: WISE@ forums, previous editions were held in Paris, New York and Beijing, WISE social media platforms, WISE Summit in Doha, convening over 4000 attendees from 100 countries


  • 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


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

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


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