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WISE Edtech Accelerator Programme 2021 for Innovative Ventures in Education

2021-04-23 Qatar
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For over six years, we have supported founders from around the world build and scale innovative edtech solutions. With the support of our community of edtech founders, investors and education stakeholders, we have delivered a bespoke program aimed at providing access to quality mentorship, coaching and a global

Global Network

Access a community of over 50 edtech founders from 18 countries
Interaction with industry leaders from the private sector, non-profit organisations and government
Networking opportunities with potential donors, investors and partners

Coaching & Mentorship
A hand-picked team of experts providing founders with support on:

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 4000 attendees from 100 countries

Brief Description

Applications are now open for the 2021-22 WISE Edtech Accelerator Program.  It supports founders establish innovative edtech solutions that impact education at large and change the way we learn, teach and work.

WISE Accelerator program is a one–year program to support the selected edtech initiatives to address challenges in education and scale-up the potential.

Therefore, if you have a for- Profit or non-profit ed-tech initiative that is using or linking technology to its DNS, you can apply to the WISE Accelerator Program to support your innovative initiative and increase its potential to create a positive impact.

Eligibility

The EdTech initiatives that are at their early stages of development and have the following attributes are eligible to apply.

Established for at least one year

Have existing beneficiaries/customers

Record of implemented service or product

Existing revenues

Formally constituted

Have a dedicated team

Selection criteria:

Team’s Ability to operationalize and deliver their vision

Solution development and potential to address the problem that it seeks to solve

Innovativeness

The educational impact of the solution and its potential to thrive and  scale-up

How to apply:

Applicants can apply online before the deadline stipulated above.

Have an initiative related to the field of education technology (edtech)

Complete the online application form completely in English.

Submit a short 3-minute video pitch by submitting the YouTube link of the video. The video should explain the Edtech solution, the problem it is tackling, who its beneficiaries are, the reasons you are applying to the WISE accelerator.

A product demo via YouTube link or log-in information for the WISE team to evaluate the product.

Selected initiative representatives will be contacted.

Level/Field(s) of Study

program

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration

WISE Accelerator program will support the selected initiatives to help founders get them to the next stages:

Particularly, the ventures will get:

Global Network

Access a community of mere than 50 edtech founders from 18 countries

Interaction with industry leaders from the private sector, non-profit organizations and government

Networking opportunities with potential donors, investors, and partners

A special team of experts providing founders with support on:

Marketing, sales & fundraising

Product strategy, development and road mapping

Market insights and position

International recognition

Successful ventures will have the opportunity to attend WISE’s international  events and promotion on its 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 4000 attendees from 100 countries

Available Subject

Education and Languages , in Social Science

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