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Join the best EdTech ecosystem in the world!


Apply for the Fall'18 Program!

The application will be open until 8 August.
Apply Now

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Join the best EdTech ecosystem in the world!


Apply for the Fall'18 Program!

The application will be open until 8 August.
Apply Now

About xEdu and our Community

xEdu is Europe's leading business accelerator for edtech startups creating transformative learning solutions with pedagogical impact. From product development to market entry and internationalization, we offer broad assistance including coaching and mentoring, real-life testing environments for research and development. We provide a global partner network of recognized leaders in the education business for our startups.

Acceleration

xEdu runs two acceleration program for edtech startups per year: Spring (March - June) and Fall (September - December). The application period for the Spring program starts in December and the selection is done by the end of January. The application period for the Fall program starts in May* and then, we select the best teams by the end of June. After participating in the intense 3-month program (including business modules, coaching tracks, events, mentoring, co-creation with schools and other activities), the startups continue to get benefits and support by joining the xEdu alumni network.

*The application period for Fall '18 acceleration program will be opened from 29 May to 8 August 2018. Subscribe to our newsletter to get the updates first.

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Incubation

If the team is not ready for the acceleration program yet (company not established, no prototype, lacking team members with necessary skills), they can participate in the incubation activities co-organized with our partners (NewCo Helsinki, Helsinki Think Company, Start North, hackathons) and get prepared to apply for the acceleration period.

 

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During the 1st year we have:


What we've doneso far

During the 1st year we have:


What we've doneso far

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Received more than 450
applications from 46 countries

Built a global network of over
 100 daycare centers, schools and higher education institutes for collaboration

Helped xEdu companies to speed up their growth and market valuation 5x faster than the market growth

Accelerated 47 companies
 from 8 countries

xEdu is the first Finnish (and the second in whole Nordics) accelerator company that has been accepted to the GAN community. With the strength of its powerful network, we are going to expand the impact in the field of Education globally by empowering our startups.

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€2 000 000


More than

€10 000 000

of risk capital xEdu startups have raised so far

€2 000 000


More than

€10 000 000

of risk capital xEdu startups have raised so far

Funding opportunities

Funding is generated from a reputable network of top investors from the public and private sectors. For the 2018 xEdu Accelerator Program, funding opportunities can go up to €500 000 for participating start-ups.

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Acceleration benefits


Our offer

we help startups speed up their market valuation

Acceleration benefits


Our offer

we help startups speed up their market valuation

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Acceleration Journey

Participation in xEdu program opens a massive gate of opportunities for a startup company. If you get accepted to xEdu acceleration program it means that we believe in your success. We believe that your EdTech product can reach the stars and our first mission is to show you the way there. Let these planets of our expertise be your guideline that will bring you to international success.


 

We want you!

to join xEdu acceleration program if you:

 

Create services and products for the education business

Have a capable and committed team for growth

Have a product/service that is ready or almost ready for market validation and expansion