The Europe EdTech 200 is HolonIQ's annual list of the most promising EdTech startups from the region.
The Europe EdTech 200 is focused on identifying young, fast growing and innovative learning, teaching and up-skilling startups across Europe*. Powered by data and insights from our Impact Intelligence Platform together with qualitative assessments by HolonIQ’s Intelligence Unit, and local market experts, organizations are evaluated and scored based on our eligibility and assessment criteria, which excludes EdTech's founded over 10 years ago, or those which have exited (listed, acquired or controlled by another organisation).
*This list excludes the Nordic-Baltic region which is covered in the annual Nordic-Baltic EdTech 50, the 2023 edition will be published in late November 2023.
The Europe EdTech 200 is aligned to the Global Learning Landscape, an Open-Source Taxonomy that maps the education and talent market
This year sees a slight increase in EdTech in the 'management systems' category, including learning environments, school-parent teacher communication systems, education financing solutions and platforms to assist students to enrol in foreign universities. The workforce and talent segment remains strong with many platforms and providers offering career-focused apprenticeships and vocational training, digital skills, coaching and mentoring, cybersecurity training and internship offerings.
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UK almost one third, France, then Germany. Spain has grown in representation, along with the Netherlands, Italy and Switzerland.
The larger markets of the UK, France and Germany make up almost sixty-percent of the cohort, with Spain, Italy, the Netherlands and Switzerland growing in share compared with previous years.
Direct-to-Consumer models are more than half of this year's cohort -less than the highs of previous years, as corporates and institutions seek digital solutions - on their own terms.
Just over half of this year’s cohort operate a D2C model. In workforce learning, solutions for upskilling, including soft skills and digital skills are seeing growth (Lablabee, Revoltrain) along with expert led learning and coaching (HowNow, Simundia and DeepSkill) and micro-learning platforms (Code of Talent). For K12, teacher support including Fobizz, Intuitivo illustrate the growing focus on teachers at the centre, and interactive storybooks (Plume, Bookr Kids), educational apps (Marshmallow Games) and tutoring solutions such as Eedi, Gaia Learning and GoStudent support all types of learners. B2B sees a jump this year as companies and institutions continue to seek solutions across the learner lifecycle. EdTechs support companies seeking to upskill their teams including Simbel, an upskilling platform for SMEs or blended learning platform, Rise Up.
The region has maintained a strong early stage EdTech ecosystem with one quarter of the cohort founded during or after COVID-19.
EdTech's founded in the last three years include those built on advanced technology such as Simskills (Spain), an AI simulator for leadership & soft-skills training and and Kinnu (UK), an AI-powered gamified learning app. Zick Learn (Ireland), focuses in instant messaging for e-learning and parenting app, My First Five Years (UK), while Revoltrain (France) offers digital skills training.
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