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101 Best Wisconsin Education Startups – The Future of Education

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This article showcases our top picks for the best Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin Education Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Fiveable

Fiveable

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Fiveable is a social network platform for education that offers students learning through content, community, and courses.

Renaissance Learning

Renaissance Learning

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Renaissance Learning is an edtech company that provides assessment, reading, and math solutions for pre-K–12 schools and districts.

Renaissance Learning

PlayMonster

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A Beloit, Wis.-based maker of family entertainment products like games and puzzles.

Renaissance Learning

CyteGen

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CyteGen discovers new pathways that impact mitochondrial fitness and demonstrated recovery of cardiovascular and neurological function.

Renaissance Learning

Quad/Graphics

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Quad/Graphics delivers high-performance solutions that help you capitalize on the power of print to drive success across all media channels.

Renaissance Learning

Holos

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A virtual reality content management system that makes it easy for curriculum designers to create and deploy immersive learning experiences.

Renaissance Learning

Village

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Village is an online marketplace for community-based education.

Renaissance Learning

Education Analytics

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Work with school districts, regional offices of education, non-profits, and policymakers .

Renaissance Learning

One City Schools

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One City Schools are preschools that prepare children, birth to five years old, to read, compute and succeed at grade level, and beyond.

Renaissance Learning

Filament Games

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Filament Games is a game production studio that exclusively creates learning games.

Renaissance Learning

Rex Academy

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World class coding platform to learn or teach computer science.

Renaissance Learning

Breathe for Change

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Breathe For Change is a movement to empower educators to enhance well-being in their lives, classrooms, and school communities.

Renaissance Learning

School of Freshwater Sciences

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School of Freshwater Sciences is the first graduate school in the nation dedicated solely to the study of freshwater.

Renaissance Learning

Project Foundry

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Project Foundry is a SaaS-based solution for managing learning workflow of various kinds for grades K-12.

Renaissance Learning

University of Wisconsin Foundation

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The University of Wisconsin Foundation is a fundraising and gift-receiving organization for the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Renaissance Learning

Allergan

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Allergan is a global pharmaceutical company.

Renaissance Learning

KI

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KI is a manufacturer of furniture and movable wall system solutions for education, healthcare, government and corporate markets.

Renaissance Learning

InfoSec Institute

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InfoSec Institute is here to help organizations close the growing IT skills gap and teach individuals to protect themselves from cybercrime

Renaissance Learning

ActiveEDU

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Activity Meets Academics – Web-based Platform

Renaissance Learning

School Specialty

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School Specialty offers deals on educational materials, school supplies, and teacher approved resources.

Renaissance Learning

PDH Academy

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PDH Academy offers continuing education courses for licensed professionals.

Renaissance Learning

Crisis Prevention Institute

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Crisis Prevention Institute provides training and consulting in behavior management and dementia care for human service professionals.

Renaissance Learning

EzineArticles

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EzineArticles.com is an online content publishing platform with article submission and analytics tools.

Renaissance Learning

Greater State Sports Authority

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Greater State Sports Authority focuses on developing talent to make it an asset to communities and workforce.

Renaissance Learning

Watton

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Watton provides a platform designed to help tutoring businesses manage their operations.

Renaissance Learning

Skyward

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A better SIS and ERP experience for school districts and municipalities.

Renaissance Learning

UW Health

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UW Health is an academic health system associated with the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Renaissance Learning

Vista Higher Learning

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Vista Higher Learning is a publishing company specializing in languages programs.

Renaissance Learning

Sonic Foundry

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Sonic Foundry offers video capture, management, and webcasting solutions to the education, business, and government sectors.

Renaissance Learning

Tunessence

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Guitar Instructor (formerly known as Tunessence) offers online instructional content for guitarists of all styles and levels.

Renaissance Learning

MRR Soft Inc.

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MRR Soft is a computer software company that provides e-commerce and e-learning software solutions.

Renaissance Learning

OnCourse Learning

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OnCourse Learning helps people get started and succeed in their chosen professions. OnCourse Learning is an education and compliance

Renaissance Learning

SpeechTails

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SpeechTails is an online speech learning and correction tool that helps kids to properly learn and develop speech.

Renaissance Learning

Gateway Technical College

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Gateway Technical College focuses on Management & Leadership training and Consulting. Recently started focus on Venture Investments.

Renaissance Learning

Web Courseworks

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Web Courseworks is a consultancy providing technical assistance to various organizations carrying out educational initiatives.

Renaissance Learning

Pacon Corporation

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Founded in 1951, Pacon Corporation is the leading producer and marketer of Paper Products for Elementary Education.

Renaissance Learning

EDVON Robotics

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EDVON Robotics develops educational robots to promote skill based, project oriented and experiential learning at the school level.

Renaissance Learning

Wisc-Online

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Wisc-Online is an open educational resource that enables teachers and students with learning solutions and instructional programs.

Renaissance Learning

USCCA

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USCCA provides education, training and legal protection for responsibly armed Americans.

Renaissance Learning

Chronas

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Chronas is an edtech history map application with over 50 million interconnected data points

Renaissance Learning

Neenah Joint School District

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Neenah Joint School District is committed to a focus on educational excellence for its students, professional staff & the entire community.

Renaissance Learning

Omnipress

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We want to provide you with the tools to leverage educational meeting, training, and publications

Renaissance Learning

AccountingCoach

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AccountingCoach provides e-learning materials related to accounting and bookkeeping that contains quick tests and visual tutorials.

Renaissance Learning

University of Wisconsin – Whitewater

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University of Wisconsin – Whitewater provides an exceptional learning experience for its students.

Renaissance Learning

Simply Contracts

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Legal contracts and information

Renaissance Learning

Geppetto Avatars, Inc.

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We build virtual characters for healthcare using state of the art AI, NLP and analytics solutions.

Renaissance Learning

Clinical IQ

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Clinical IQ providing customized consulting and educational strategies for the pharmaceutical, medical device and healthcare industry.

Renaissance Learning

Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation

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Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping make college a reality.

Renaissance Learning

Kaplan Schweser

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Kaplan Schweser provides financial and accounting education services.

Renaissance Learning

Flad Architects

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Flad Architects, a knowledge-based architectural practice, specializes in healthcare, higher education, and science and technology clients.

Renaissance Learning

WRA

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WRA is a trade association that provides continuing education, publications, group benefits and home sales reports to real estate issues.

Renaissance Learning

Morgridge Institute for Research

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Morgridge Institute for Research is a nonprofit institution that focuses on biosciences research for diverse disciplines.

Renaissance Learning

The Dirks Group

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The Dirks Group has proven to be a valuable partner in this ever-changing industry, combined 44 years of experience in the IT field.

Renaissance Learning

Educational Credential Evaluators

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Educational Credential Evaluators is a non-profit organization providing low-cost foreign academic credentialing evaluations.

Renaissance Learning

Campusbooks4less

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We search across many online book retailers to find the lowest prices for a given book. Our company tries to help anyone in need of a book

Renaissance Learning

Greenpower

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The Greenpower Education Trust’s objective is to advance education in the subjects of sustainable engineering and technology/

Renaissance Learning

Lorman Education Services

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Lorman Education Services is an e-learning company that provides online courses and live webinars.

Renaissance Learning

CESA 6

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CESA 6 is an educational service provider agency.

Renaissance Learning

AVERT

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AVERT is an international HIV and AIDS charity, working to avert HIV and AIDS worldwide, through education, treatment, and care.

Renaissance Learning

The John Birch Society

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The John Birch Society is a non-profit organization that educates and activates individuals to abide by moral & constitutional principles.

Renaissance Learning

The Catalyst Construction

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The Catalyst Construction is one of southeastern Wisconsin’s fastest growing construction firms.

Renaissance Learning

Lake Mills Area School District

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Lake Mills Area School District is preparing all of today’s students for tomorrow’s opportunities.

Renaissance Learning

Acts 1:8 Ministry

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Acts 1:8 Ministry is a non-profit organization that equips Christians to care, share and connect people to Christ via Christian kindness.

Renaissance Learning

Attainment

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Attainment offers the broadest portfolio of products and solutions in helping individuals with disabilities to succeed in school and work.

Renaissance Learning

The Badger Herald

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Founder and powered by students, The Badger Herald provides an alternative voice on the University of Wisconsin’s flagship campus.

Renaissance Learning

Almon, Inc

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Almon is a writing and editing company that provides technical content strategies and services.

Renaissance Learning

All About Learning Press

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All About Learning Press operates as a homeschool curriculum publisher.

Renaissance Learning

Faculte

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Faculte is an e-learning platform to share and sell knowledge and information online through blended learning.

Renaissance Learning

VJS Construction Services, Inc.

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VJS Construction Services, Inc. specializes in senior living, education, corporate, luxury condominiums, retail and government projects.

Renaissance Learning

Appleton Area School District

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Appleton Area School District, serving over 16,000 students in 36 schools throughout the Fox Valley.

Renaissance Learning

Milwaukee Public Schools

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Milwaukee Public Schools is a public education institute providing primary and secondary education.

Renaissance Learning

Northland Pines School District

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The Northland Pines School offers many great options including Montessori & Charter School plus traditional education for all grade levels.

Renaissance Learning

Kenosha Unified School District

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Kenosha Unified School District is a governing body that partakes in education, schools and information services.

Renaissance Learning

New Richmond High School

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The NRSD’s highly qualified and committed staff inspires every student .

Renaissance Learning

Learning Resources Network

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LERN offers practical, how-to information on marketing, finances, management, sales, and product development.

Renaissance Learning

Stoughton Area School District

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Stoughton Area School District is consistently posts a high graduation rate & has garnered national recognition for educational practices.

Renaissance Learning

The Children’s Hospital Research Institute

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The Childrens Hospital Research Institute is a research institute dedicated solely to the health and well-being of children.

Renaissance Learning

Berlin Area School District

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Berlin Area School District provides Agriculture, health services, light industry and retail shops comprise Berlin’s economy.

Renaissance Learning

Oompa Toys

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Oompa Toys is a online retailer of modern toys for babies and young children.

Renaissance Learning

Edficiency

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Edficiency is a software to streamline flex period scheduling for middle and high schools

Renaissance Learning

Lad Lake

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Lad Lake is a non-profit organization that offers education, residential treatment, therapy, shelter care & conducts programs for awareness.

Renaissance Learning

Parallel Education Division

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Parallel Education Division is a staffing and recruiting company that provides substitute teacher staffing services.

Renaissance Learning

Forsite Benefits

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Forsite Benefits offers employee healthcare education, financial planning, health and wellness benefit services.

Renaissance Learning

Heart of the Valley YMCA

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Heart of the Valley YMCA offers a safe and educational space for young people.

Renaissance Learning

PESI

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PESI is a nonprofit organization, has proudly served as the leading provider of continuing education products and service.

Renaissance Learning

Wisconsin Technology Council

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The Wisconsin Technology Council is the science and technology advisor to the Governor and the Legislature.

Renaissance Learning

eClass4learning

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eClass4learning provides learning technology solutions along with moodle hosting, professional development, and course development services.

Renaissance Learning

Elk Mound Area School District

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Elk Mound School District has a history of achievement in educating youth, and are proud of their academic and additional accomplishments.

Renaissance Learning

Great Lakes

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Great Lakes provides financial services that help students access higher education with ease through simpler financial aid procedures.

Renaissance Learning

VHornet, inc.

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VHornet creates augmented and virtual reality experiences focusing on games and social networking.

Renaissance Learning

Wall Family Enterprises

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Wall Family Enterprises provides business supplies and equipment to libraries, civic institutions, early learning and education sectors.

Renaissance Learning

Epiphany Learning

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Epiphany Learning is the leading web-based Personalized Learning Application that gives students Voice and Choice!

Renaissance Learning

Lakeland Union High School

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Lakeland Union High School is creating a safe, stimulating environment where all students may acquire the knowledge, skills and ability.

Renaissance Learning

Classmunity

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Classmunity is a Developer of a fundraising management software

Renaissance Learning

American Society of Agronomy

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American Society of Agronomy is a scientific and professional society for agriculture.

Renaissance Learning

ion Software Group

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ion Software Group is a data analysis tool designed for K-12 schools and districts.

Renaissance Learning

Ellipse Fitness

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Ellipse Fitness is a studio that provides fitness program and body training.

Renaissance Learning

eAchieve Academy

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eAchieve Academy provides a quality education for a wide variety of students by offering alternate solutions to traditional schooling.

Renaissance Learning

School Software Group

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School Software Group is a web development and technology company that specializes in education.

Renaissance Learning

Beepods

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Sustainable Beekeeping System With Everything You Need to BEE a Better Beekeeper & Save Bees We combined the best of ancient beekeeping me

Renaissance Learning

College Kids

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College Kids is an infant, toddler, and youth licensed collegiate screen-printed apparel manufacturer located in Neenah, Wisconsin.

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