Mapping the LATAM EdTech Landscape

Exploring Latin America’s emerging education technology landscape

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Education is one of LATAM's most critical social and economic growth drivers. Surging levels of mobile and internet access and overwhelming demand for stronger education to employment links, set the scene for an exciting and emerging EdTech ecosystem.

One of HolonIQ’s key areas of focus for 2020 is the exciting and emerging EdTech market in Latin America. In 2018 we made a massive investment in building out our Chinese datasets, in 2019 we focused on India and in 2020, LATAM is a major focus.

The LATAM EdTech Landscape below is an early snapshot ahead of our first summit for 2020 in Medellin, Colombia in late October 2020 in partnership with WISE and Ruta N. HolonIQ is built on equal parts deep machine intelligence combined with global networks of experts and executives. Building on a base of hundreds of LATAM leaders from our Global Executive Panel, our October 2020 regional deep-dive aims to connect with hundreds more startups, institutions and investors shaping the future of education and workforce on the continent. 2020 will see HolonIQ build the world’s single largest data-source on education and talent innovation across LATAM to power decisions that matter.

Join HolonIQ in Latin America, late October starting at Medellin, Colombia.

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The LATAM EdTech Landscape

The graphic below is a brief snapshot of our early work on the LATAM EdTech Landscape. Brazil is a well-established market with a number of large players listed on the B3 stock exchange in São Paulo in addition to hundreds of EdTech startups. Argentina, Colombia and Mexico are all exciting and fast-growing ecosystems with emerging scaffolding and innovation support. We are in the very early stages of mapping across the broader LATAM markets and will be connecting with leaders across the region through our deep-dive to prioritize our coverage.

LATAM EdTech 100

The LATAM EdTech 100 is HolonIQ’s annual list of the most innovative EdTech startups from across Latin America. All startups with headquarters in Latin America and working in the field of education technology are eligible to submit an application, closing on 15th May.

 

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$8.3B Global EdTech Venture Capital after Q3 2020

8 October 2020. 

The first three-quarters of 2020 mark a global record for EdTech Venture Capital. Q4 boasts a strong pipeline with reasonable potential 2020 will top $10B of VC for the full year.

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24 September 2020. 

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HolonIQ Africa EdTech 50

17 September 2020. 

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