The Elite 200

The 2021 GSV Cup semifinalists Competing for $1 Million in Cash & Credits

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The GSV Elite 200

This year's GSV Cup semifinalists, the Elite 200, represent the top pre-seed and seed startups in Pre-K to Gray. The Elite 200 were selected from a global applicant pool after being evaluated by a vanguard of leading global venture capital firms as well as strategic partners in digital learning and skills. The review process was designed around the "Five P's" framework: people, product, potential, predictability, and purpose.

Read more about the Elite 200 semifinalists for the GSV Cup and the selection process here.

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Juno

Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Juno uses group buying power to negotiate discounts on student loans.
Higher Education
North America

Just Right Reader

San Francisco, California, United States
Just Right Reader helps your child grow a year in literacy in just 3 months.
K-12
North America

K20 Educators

New York, New York, United States
K20 is a free & unique social learning network for global educators to connect & improve education.
Adult Consumer Learning
North America

Kanoa

Sao Paulo, Brazil
Kanoa is a platform connecting public school students to companies.
Adult Enterprise Learning
Latin America

KazooBadoo, LLC

Calabasas, California, United States
KazooBadoo is a K-5 educational platform with experiential, immersive, story-based lesson quests.
K-12

Kiddie Kredit

Miami, Florida, United States
Kiddie Kredit is a mobile chore tracking app that teaches kids about credit.
K-12
North America

Kidx AI, Inc.

Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
KidX is an AI education company merging offline and online play through multimodal AI.
Early Childhood
North America

Kikori

Hazelhurst, Wisconsin, United States
Kikori's community-driven platform provides educators with transformational team building activities
K-12
North America

Knorish

Gurgaon, Delhi NCR Region, India
Knorish is a platform to create & sell online courses with powerful sales funnels & automations.
Adult Consumer Learning
India

KodeKloud

Singapore
KodeKloud provides interactive online hands-on courses on cloud-native technologies.
Adult Consumer Learning
Asia

Lab4U, Inc.

San Francisco, California, United States
Improving STEM Education with a Lab in the pocket.
K-12
North America

LangInnov

New York, New York, United States
LangInnov provides educational software to assess & develop bilingual skills in school-age children.
K-12
North America

Language Confidence Pty Ltd

Haymarket, Australia
Here at LC, we provide API access to AI that automates the teaching and testing of spoken English.
Higher Education
Australia/New Zealand

Lattu Kids

Mumbai, India
Lattukids is a live interactive class platform for Pre-K to Grade 5 with focus on foundation skills
Early Childhood
India

Learn In

Bountiful, Utah, United States
Learn In’s upskilling platform solves every barrier in the way of creating tomorrow's workforce.
Adult Enterprise Learning
North America

Learnfully, Inc.

Redwood City, California, United States
Learnfully is an online, personalized learning platform for neurodiverse learners and their parents.
K-12
North America

Lingco Language Labs

Lansing, Pennsylvania, United States
Adaptive language learning platform for schools.
Higher Education

Lingo Plaza

Rapid City, South Dakota, United States
Lingo Plaza is an expanding interactive online language learning platform for kids ages 4-12.
K-12
North America

Lit

North Andover, Massachusetts, United States
Lit is an input-based language-acquisition tool for students and teachers.
K-12
North America

Literatu Pty Limited

Sydney, Australia
Scribo helps teachers and learners meet the challenge of developing written English literacy skills.
K-12
Australia/New Zealand

Little Thinking Minds

Amman, Jordan
Middle East based edtech company that creates Arabic online platforms to improve literacy outcomes.
K-12
MENA

Logoi Learning Systems

Richmond, California, United States
Logoi Learning Systems empowers HigherEd build better online curriculum.
Higher Education
North America

M-Shule

Nairobi, Sub Saharan Africa
Africa's first personalized learning platform over SMS
K-12
Africa

MateRate

New Delhi, India
MateRate simplifies Maths for school students by identifying & resolving root cause concept-gaps.
K-12
India

Melanence

Moreno Valley, California, United States
Melanence is a networking platform that matches entrepreneurs to relevant, meaningful connections.
Adult Consumer Learning
North America

Mindstone

London, England, Europe
Helping you learn faster, remember more and get things done.
Adult Consumer Learning
Europe

Mote

San Francisco, California, United States
Mote is the web’s voice messaging platform, powering accessibility in 10,000+ schools worldwide.
K-12
North America

Muzology

Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Muzology’s digital learning platform uses music videos to make learning math engaging and effective!
K-12
North America

MyVillage

Bozeman, Montana, United States
MyVillage is building a new early childhood market by creating the next generation of educators.
Early Childhood
North America

NewCampus

Singapore, Asia
NewCampus is a modern business school for Asia.
Adult Enterprise Learning
Asia

NimbleBox.ai

Chennai, India
One-stop shop for enterprises to learn and work on AI.
Adult Enterprise Learning
India

Onomy

Los Angeles, California, United States
Onomy is empowering millions of young adults with the knowledge needed to navigate adulthood.
Adult Consumer Learning
North America

Onramp

Oakland, California, United States
Onramp is a next-gen workforce solutions company. We, upskill and recruit talent as a service.
Adult Enterprise Learning
North America

Oscer

Melbourne, Australia
Oscer is giving the world the tools to eliminate missed diagnosis.
Higher Education
Australia/New Zealand

Ostad Ltd

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Asia
Learn on-live, ask questions in the class, solve problems instantly & thrive!
Adult Consumer Learning
Asia

PBL on the Go

Palo Alto, California, United States
PBL on the Go is a virtual co-creation tool. Facilitate collaboration and problem-solving remotely.
K-12
North America

Pal

Columbia, Maryland, United States
pal is the One Medical for Autism.
K-12
North America

Pangea Chat

Richmond, Virginia, United States
We help students learn languages while texting their friends.
K-12
North America

Parlay Ideas

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Parlay helps K-12 teachers facilitate inclusive, engaging, and data-driven class discussions.
K-12
North America

PathMatch Inc.

Manhattan Beach, California, United States
PathMatch is a career matching and upskilling platform for college students.
Higher Education

Pencil

San Francisco, California, United States
The integrated tutoring platform for better education and better business.
K-12
North America

Pencil

Mumbai, India
Pencil enables people to publish globally (ebook + print), improve content using data & readership.
Adult Consumer Learning
India

Pioneers Education

New York, New York, United States
Pioneers Education is a cloud-based SIS (Student Information System) for higher ed institutions.
Higher Education
North America

Planner

San Jose, California, United States
We augment & help educators scale personalized learning.
Higher Education
North America

Podsie

Oakland, California, United States
Improving student learning outcomes through the science of learning.
K-12
North America

Popfizz Corp.

San Jose, California, United States
Popfizz Computer Science offers advanced coding tools and curriculum.
K-12
North America

Prendea

Ciudad de México
Live online after school classes for k12 Spanish Speaking students.
K-12
North America

Prisms of Reality

Brooklyn, New York, United States
Prisms is an experiential learning platform that rapidly improves student performance in math.
K-12
North America

ProSpark

Singapore, Asia
ProSpark is a learning platform to train, reskill and upskill the workforce.
Adult Enterprise Learning
Asia

ProjectSet

London, England, Europe
ProjectSet is a platform for virtual work-integrated learning programs.
Higher Education
Europe

Quester

London, England, Europe
Where the world comes to discover, explore and share passions!
K-12
Europe

Retrain.ai

New York, New York, United States
retrain.ai is a data-fueled platform to unlock employees' skills and match it to jobs and trainings.
Adult Enterprise Learning
North America

Rex Academy

Pewaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Provide Computer Science curriculum to K12 schools and workforce development.
K-12
North America

Riipen Networks

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Riipen App enables students & employers to participate in work-integrated learning opportunities
Higher Education
North America

Rockids

Novosibirsk, Russia, Europe
Teaching reading app for kids that effectively prevents ADHD and dyslexia reading difficulties.
Early Childhood
Europe

RoundPier Inc.

Cliffside Park, New Jersey, United States
RoundPier is on a mission to democratize educational resources and opportunities for all students.
K-12
North America

STRUT Learning

Chicago, Illinois, United States
STRUT Learning makes children smarter & happier through adaptive emotional intelligence technology.
K-12
North America

Schola

Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Schola is a PK-12 student recruitment system connecting parents with the best schools for their kids
K-12
North America

School Day

Helsinki, Finland, Europe
School Day is a unique AI-backed solution improving SEL and wellbeing in K-12 education.
K-12
Europe

School16

New York City, New York, United States
Online education company that helps people develop skills for non-technical careers in tech.
Adult Consumer Learning
North America

Schoolytics

Washington D.C., United States
Schoolytics makes it effortless for schools to tap into analytics, machine learning, and AI.
K-12
North America

Sharpen

London, United Kingdom, Europe
Sharpen smart notes revolutionises learning through collaborative note taking and timestamping.
K-12
Europe

Shimmy Technologies, Inc.

Brooklyn, New York, United States
Shimmy is an industrial ed tech company working creating an equitable the future of work.
Adult Consumer Learning
North America

Shunya Impact Pvt Ltd

Bangalore, India
Shunya is an enterprise SaaS product for schools, B2C & B2B Edtech companies, incl. LMS companies.
K-12
India

SisuCare

Los Angeles, California, United States
SisuCare is an online education provider for licensed allied healthcare workers.
Higher Education
North America

Sit-a-Bit

Hull, Massachusetts, United States
A marketplace for virtual activities for kids from exceptional providers.
K-12
North America

Skillful.ly

San Francisco, California, United States
Skillful.ly is the equitable skills-based alternative to outdated, resume driven employment tools
Adult Consumer Learning
North America

Skylyte

New York, New York, United States
Skylyte is rethinking team mental health by utilizing big data, smart coaching and behavior change.
Adult Enterprise Learning
North America

Slang

Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Slang allows organizations to easily create custom English programs for any job title at scale.
Adult Enterprise Learning
North America

Student Opportunity Center

Alexandria, Virginia, United States
Bridging college and career through experiential learning.
Higher Education
North America

Studycat

Tainan City, Taiwan, Asia
Active language learning for kids aged 3-7 via digital curriculum and game-play!
Early Childhood
Asia

SuperBetter

Chicago, Illinois, United States
A game-based learning platform for social-emotional learning, resilience and mental health.
K-12
North America

Symba

Evanston, Illinois, United States
Symba helps organizations design and scale leading talent development programs.
Adult Enterprise Learning
North America

Tackle

Chicago, Illinois, United States
Tackle delivers monthly, messaging-based compliance training for startups and SMBs.
Adult Enterprise Learning
North America

Talk Hiring

New York, New York, United States
From voice to career.
Higher Education
North America

TalkMeUp

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
TalkMeUp is an AI based software company focused on communication training.
Adult Enterprise Learning
North America

Tanoshi

Oakland, California, United States
At Tanoshi we are on a mission to provide an equitable digital education for every child.
K-12
North America

TeeRead

New York, New York, United States
TeeRead – the smartest reading assistant powered by AI and speech recognition.
K-12
North America

Tekie

Bengaluru, India
Live coding platform for kids where learning meets storytelling.
K-12
India

Thelighthouse

Cranford, New Jersey, United States
Personalized and Scalable Career Navigation
Adult Enterprise Learning
North America

TinyIvy

New York, New York, United States
TinyInvy makes learning to read easier for students and teaching reading easier for teachers.
K-12
North America

Tomorrow's Education

Berlin, Germany, Europe
Tomorrow's Education is The University in Your Pocket.
Higher Education
Europe

Tract

San Francisco, California, United States
The first for kids, by kids online community for student-directed learning.
K-12
North America

Transizion

Old Bridge, New Jersey, United States
Transizion helps teenagers build adult skills and apply to college.
K-12
North America

UniBound

Cairo, Egypt
UniBound is the Common App of the Middle East & Africa. We help students apply to college programs.
Higher Education
MENA

Univ.AI

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Univ.AI provides accessibly priced, elite tech education in Machine Learning and AI worldwide.
Higher Education
India

Unruly Studios

Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Unruly Studios combines STEM learning with active recess-style play for K-8 schools.
K-12
North America

UpBrainery Technologies

Houston, Texas, United States
AI driven educational coupled with research-based, results-driven curriculum for better outcomes
K-12
North America

Upkey

Chicago, Illinois, United States
Upkey transforms students into professionals.
Higher Education
North America

Utobo Inc.

Walnut, California, United States
Utobo Inc. is a cloud-based platform for educators to create, teach & monetize educational content.
Higher Education
North America

Vendition

San Francisco, California, United States
Vendition bridges the gap between the skills and experience job seekers have and employers desire.
Adult Enterprise Learning
North America

Vidaly

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Vidaly aims to transcend existing models of building wellbeing in youth with an online 3D SEL game.
K-12
North America

Vinco

Monterrey, Mexico
Vinco helps companies in LatAm offer education as a benefit.
Adult Enterprise Learning
Latin America

Vioo Inc.

NY, New York, United States
A video-first platform where Glassdoor meets a Netflix UX for college experiences.
Higher Education
North America

WEEKDAYS

Seattle, Washington, United States
Amazing neighborhood micro-schools.
Early Childhood
North America

Wallbreakers

Boulder, Colorado, United States
Wallbreakers accelerates Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion through data.
Higher Education
North America

WeThrive Hub

Brooklyn, New York, United States
WeThrive Hub is an all-in-one program management tool for youth programming organizations.
K-12
North America

Wojo

London, England, Europe
A digital career coach.
Adult Consumer Learning
Europe

Words Liive, Inc.

Washington DC, United States
Words Liive develops The Opus, which autogenerates music integrated literacy lessons
K-12
North America

Zhrum Limited

Greystones, Ireland, Europe
Zhrum is the self-development platform that integrates with your busy lifestyle.
Adult Enterprise Learning
Europe