The WISE Edtech Accelerator is a key part of  edtech program that aims to support innovation and build an edtech community focused on revolutionizing the way they teach and learn.

For over eight years, the WISE Edtech Accelerator has supported edtech founders from around the world scale innovative solutions to key challenges within the world of education. The WISE Edtech Accelerator has supported 42 ventures from 22 countries, collectively serving over 15 million beneficiaries in 130 countries. 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.

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

They deliver the program through

  • 100+ hours of one-to-one coaching and mentorship in marketing, fundraising, strategy, and more;
  • 35+ hours of masterclasses and workshops with hand-selected industry experts;
  • International visibility at our international events, the global WISE Summit, and through our global communications platform;
  • Three in-person bootcamps;
  • Access to a global network of edtech founders, investors, partners, and education specialists.

Through this program edtech founders will get some special benefits such as:

Global Network

  • Access to an extensive network of investors and education specialists
  • International visibility through partner events and the WISE Summit
  • Become part of a community of edtech founders from 22 countries

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 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 4,000 attendees from 100 countries






  • 3 Bootcamps
  • 100 Introductions to potential partners per cohort
  • 108 Hours of Coaching per 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


Eligible Regions: Open for All

Application Process

All applicants must provide the following:

  • Submission of the official online application form, in English
  • A complete pitch deck AND a short 1 min 30 seconds video.
    The pitch must explain:

    • what the edtech solution is
    • problem being tackled
    • who their beneficiaries are
    • why they are applying for the WISE Edtech Accelerator
  • A product demo log-in for the WISE team


Application Deadline: April 13, 2023

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