WISE Edtech Accelerator Programme 2023 | How To Apply

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WISE Edtech Accelerator Programme

Applications are invited for the WISE Edtech Accelerator Programme 2023. For over six years, WISE has supported edtech founders from around the world scale innovative solutions to key challenges within the world of education.

Each year, they deliver a bespoke programme 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 their edtech programme that aims to support innovation and build an edtech community focused on revolutionizing the way we teach and learn.


  • Global Network
    • Access to an extensive network of investors and education specialists
    • International visibility through partner events and the WISE Summit
    • Become part of a community of edtech founders from 22 countries
  • Coaching & Mentorship
    • A hand-picked team of experts specialising in:
      • 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 4,000 attendees from 100 countries


  • Be 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.

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. 


All applicants must provide the following: 

  • Submission of the official online application form, in English
  • A complete pitch deck AND a short 1 min 30 seconds video.
    The pitch must explain:
    • what the edtech solution is
    • problem being tackled
    • who their beneficiaries are
    • why they are applying for the WISE Edtech Accelerator
  • A product demo log-in for the WISE team

Click here to apply

For more information, visit WISE Edtech Accelerator.

Deadline: April 13, 2023

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