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101 Best Cambridge Education Startups – The Future of Education

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This article showcases our top picks for the best Cambridge based Education companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Education industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Cambridge Education Startups

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CareAcademy

CareAcademy

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Online training empowering senior care professionals to deliver the highest caliber of service and improve the lives of older adults.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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MIT is a research university that conducts research and offers educational courses in science, technology, and engineering.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

BetterLesson

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BetterLesson is focused on aggregating and scaling the most innovative content and practices from high-performing teachers.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

CollegeVine

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CollegeVine brings data-driven college guidance to families.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

uConnect

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The first all-in-one virtual career center for higher education

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

VisitDays

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Reimagining the Admissions Office

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

BoomWriter Media

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BoomWriter Media provides unique online collaboration services for generating ideas and original stories.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

YouTomb

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YouTomb is a research project of MIT free culture.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

College Guidance Network

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College Guidance Network is a virtual programming network services for college-bound high school students and their families.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

edX

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EdX is a non-profit, open-source enterprise providing free online courses from universities around the world.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

UnfoldU Inc.

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The company is engaged in creation and distribution of software to spread the halos of knowledge to every door step.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cell Guidance Systems

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Cell Guidance Systems is a biotechnology company developing research tools for stem cell technology.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

School Yourself

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School Yourself creates interactive online lessons for high school and college-level math and science subjects.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Quick Key

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Quick Key is an app tailor-made for those who want to use data to inform and improve teaching and learning.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

CollegeAI, Inc.

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A college recommendation engine that makes college research fast and simple.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Breathing Buildings

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Breathing Buildings develops and commercializes low energy e-stack mixing ventilation systems.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MIT Energy Initiative

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MIT Energy Initiative links science, innovation and policy to transform the world’s energy systems.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Harvard Kennedy School Government Performance Lab

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The Harvard Kennedy School Government Performance Lab provides pro bono government-side technical assistance to state and local partners.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The Wielding Institute

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The Wielding Institute is an educational platform that specializes in welding research and technology.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments)

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Peer-reviewed scientific journal

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Extension Engine, LLC

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Experts in online learning: software, instructional design & user experience.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MIT CSHub

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MIT CSHub is a research group at MIT dedicated to improving the sustainability of concrete production and use.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Coracle Online

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Removing isolation from learning opportunities

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MassBioEd

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MassBioEd is a non-profit organization committed to supporting science, technology, engineering, and math education.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Science Club for Girls (SCFG)

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Science Club for Girls (SCFG) has provided the very best in girls-specific programming by connecting girls in K-12 grades.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Open Learn

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OpenLearn is a video-based learning platform.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The Possible Project

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A youth entrepreneurship center that teaches high school students to start and run their own businesses.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge Education Group

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Cambridge Education Group provides academic, creative, and English language programs in Europe and the United States.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Readlee

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Readlee is an educational software company that focuses on improving reading skills.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

TwoSigmas

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TwoSigmas is a educational platform that globally connects tutors and students.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

University of Cambridge Enterprise

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Cambridge Enterprise helps the University of Cambridge’s researchers & academics to commercialise their ideas for the benefit of society.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Brain Power

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Brain Power builds software and hardware to transform Google Glass™ into an assistive device for people with autism.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Scientia

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Scientia provides resource scheduling, optimization, and timetabling solutions to clients around the world.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Plexx

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Plexx is a mobile application where people can train skills to get a job.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Abound

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Abound develops a research-backed app that helps parents with their children’s learning.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Leangap

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Powering high school student startups

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Y2Y Harvard Square

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Y2Y Harvard Square a student-run overnight shelter, employs a youth-to-youth model to provide a safe.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

PrepScholar

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PrepScholar is an e-learning platform that provides an online SAT/ACT preparation program.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Lovelogica

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A Media Company Specializing in Scientific/Research Based Dating Advice for Women

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Bharat Babies

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Developmentally appropriate Indian children’s books

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The A Level Biologist – Your Hub

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The A Level Biologist is a life science edtech that provides personalized and complete coverage of leading global qualifications.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Pragya Systems

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Pragya unlocks content and insight from siloed HigherEd systems – For Student Success, Career Transition and Campus Efficiency.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

One Laptop Per Child

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ONergy is a Renewable Energy venture passionately committed to sustainability and equity – providing complete energy solutions.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Examination Online

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Examination Online is a web tool that allows educators create tests and education tools easily for online distribution.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Xuele

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Xuele is a Chinese learning website from from Ministry of Education.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

App Success

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App Success is a provider of means to eligible and low income students to join and complete college education.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Bill & Melinda Gates Medical Research Institute

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Bill & Melinda Gates Medical Research Institute is a biotech organization dedicated to accelerating the product development timeline.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridgeshire County Council

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Cambridgeshire County Council provides a range of public services including transport, highways, schools, library and learning services.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Academic Room

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Academic Room is an online marketplace to curate scholarly content from journal articles to course lectures.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Axiom Learning

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Axiom Learning is an education management company that specializes in test prep and summer programs.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Scratch

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Scratch is a free programming language and online community help to create your own interactive stories, games, and animations.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge Assessment

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Cambridge Assessment is a department of Cambridge University, managing three world class examination boards.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

EF Education

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EF Education is an Education company.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

TERC

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Introducing millions of students throughout the United States to the exciting and rewarding worlds of math and science learning.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

J-PAL

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J-PAL headquarters is a center within the Economics Department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology .

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Exam English

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Exam English Ltd is a web based portal offering practice tests for english learners. They provide free top-quality practice for all the

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Barefoot Books

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Barefoot Books is an award-winning independent publisher of books, gifts and digital content for children, with a focus on multicultural

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Kotter

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Kotter is a consulting firm focused on solving business problems faster, innovating at scale, and driving performance

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Acteon

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Acteon design and develop award-winning communication and learning solutions that make a positive impact.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

GreenMason

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Build your brand. Tell your story. Find your fit.®

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Language International

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Language International provides language and technology courses.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Tripod

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Tripod is a provider of classroom-level student survey assessments for K-12 education.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Edhance

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Edhance is an online resource dedicated to education and technology.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Tribalingual

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Tribalingual is an online language learning platform for teaching rare and endangered languages only.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MIT Venture Mentoring Service (MIT VMS)

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MIT Venture Mentoring Service matches prospective and experienced entrepreneurs with skilled volunteer mentors.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

GEANT

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GEANT is a pan-European data network providing e-infrastructure and services for research and education.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Ensembl

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Ensembl: Powering content aggregation with machine learning and monetizing community intelligence with cryptocurrency.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

SQLServerCentral.com

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SQLServerCentral.com is the #1 education and community site for SQL Server.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

CSAIL Laboratory

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CSAIL is an alliance laboratory where companies can collaborate with MIT students and researchers.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Mathsoft Engineering & Education

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Mathsoft Engineering & Education provides math, science, and engineering software for business, academic, research, and government sectors.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Elife Sciences

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eLife Sciences, a nonprofit collaboration between funders and researchers, publishes research related to life sciences and biomedicine.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Presencing Institute

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Presencing Institute (PI) is an awareness-based action-research community that creates social technologies, builds capacities

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The College of Animal Welfare

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The College of Animal Welfare provides veterinary nursing and animal care education and training.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Impairment Science, Inc.

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DRUID is a smartphone app for personal and workplace use that measures impairment of cognitive and motor functions in 3 minutes.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

GoCode

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Switch is the Marketplace for Continuing Education.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Women Living Better

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Women Living Better is an online digital resource for women providing education on menopause and other related topics.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

STEMgem

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STEMgem provides smart device toolkits that enable students to create their own technology. The mission is to engage teenage girls in STEM.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Revitalised Limited

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Revitalised is the company behind many of the leading digital wellbeing and engagement solutions available in the UK and internationally.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Addenbrookes Hospital

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Cambridge University Teaching Hospital

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Money Experience

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Money Experience is an e-learning platform for financial.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Supply Clouds

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Three way communication tool for day to day supply teaching.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

CUTEC

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CUTEC mission is to enhance the entrepreneurial spirit amongst academics and students.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MolySym Inc.

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Molsym Inc is a provider of advanced technology solutions for research, training and education.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Persistence Plus

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Persistence Plus uses behavioral science to support students to college completion.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

CryptoSimplified

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Trusted source. Delivering news, insights and tutorials on digital assets to African investors.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The Family Learning Company

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Family learning software

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Leaders Excellence at Harvard Square

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Leaders Excellence at Harvard Square is an education management company specializing in leadership networking programs.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The Harvard Shop

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For students, by students

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Media Cloud

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Media Cloud is an open-source platform for studying media ecosystems.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge International Examinations

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Cambridge International Examinations prepares school students for life.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge Memorial Hospital

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Part of the Cambridge Hospital Harvard University

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Students of Strength

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Students of Strength is an online tutoring platform committed to providing affordable tutoring to students.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The Legatum Center at MIT

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The Legatum Center is passionate about improving lives through entrepreneurial leadership in the developing world.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge Hacklab Academy

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Cambridge Hacklab Academy (CHA) is a comprehensive educational institution.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The American Academy of Arts & Sciences

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The American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an honorary society that recognizes achievement in the sciences. 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

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CISL is a globally influential Institute developing leadership and solutions for a sustainable economy.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

NuVu Studio

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Innovative Education for the Future

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MIT Press

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MIT Press is the only university press in the United States whose list is based in science and technology.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MIT OpenCourseware

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improve courses and curricula, making their schools more effective; students find additional resources to help them succeed.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Hills Road Sixth Form College

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Hills Road Sixth Form offers study programmes that include wide range of A level courses together with extensive extracurricular activities.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

ELEVIN SOLUTIONS

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Empowering entrepreneurs to cross the chasm between idea and realization.

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