WISE/WISE Edtech Accelerator Program 2022-2023

Deadline: April 14, 2022 – 16:00 GMT

WISE/WISE Edtech Accelerator Program 2022-2023

What do we offer?

  • 3 Bootcamps
  • 100 Introductions to potential partners per cohort
  • 108 Hours of Coachin per venture

About the WISE Edtech Accelerator

For over six years, we have supported edtech founders from around the world scale innovative solutions to key challenges within the world of education. Each year, we deliver a bespoke program aimed at supporting startup growth through one-to-one coaching, masterclasses with industry experts, as well as access to a global network of investors and education specialists.

The WISE Edtech Accelerator is a key part of our edtech program that aims to support innovation and build an edtech community focused on revolutionizing the way we teach and learn.

What can you expect from our program?

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 specialising in:

  • Marketing, sales & fundraising
  • Product strategy, development and roadmapping
  • Market insights and positioning

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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 4,000 attendees from 100 countries

What is the selection process?


  • An edtech venture established for at least one year;
  • Evidence of existing beneficiaries or users;
  • Product beyond Minimum Viable Product (MVP) stage
  • Evidence of existing revenue;
  • A dedicated team


All applicants must provide the following:

  • Submission of the official online application form, in English 
  • A short 3 minute video pitch via YouTube link. The pitch must explain what the edtech solution is, the problem being tackled, who their beneficiaries are, traction so faracc and why they are applying for the WISE Edtech Accelerator
  • A product demo via YouTube link or log-in information for the WISE team to assess the product

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Selection Process

Each year, a committee composed of leading experts in education and entrepreneurship will support the WISE Edtech Accelerator team in the selection process. Applications will be assessed according to the following criteria:

  • How well the venture addresses the problem that it aims to solve
  • How innovative is the solution is in light of existing ventures worldwide
  • The potential educational impact
  • The potential for growth and scalability

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