28 Leading EdTech Startups & Companies in the USA (2021)

The United States has become an early adopter and leading capital funder in the education technology sector. Today there are over 1000 established companies and edtech startups in the USA in operation. The United States is a global leader in a market that is expected to surpass a $250+ billion value in 2021.

Tablets, laptops, and Chromebooks have become essential in classrooms, bringing effective educational technologies and tools to students. Many top universities have collaborated and created MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) available globally to all with internet access. Virtual classrooms and mobile learning games and interactive applications have brought education inside the home, with excitement and enjoyability.

Without further adieu, here are the...

28 Top EdTech Organizations in the United States of America


Duolingo is a massively popular language learning app for Android and iOS that offers short lessons in almost every language imaginable.


Quizlet provides flashcards and learning solutions that make studying fast and accessible anywhere, on a unit-to-unit basis within a course. 


Using artificial intelligence and complex algorithms, WolframAlpha helps solve difficult problems from elementary math to physics, algebra, chemistry, finance, and personal health. 


Simplilearn offers certifications and personal bootcamp training in AI, data science, digital marketing, cybersecurity, business, cloud computing, DevOps, and more. 

Snap! Raise

Snap! Raise is America's most extensive digital fundraising platform for schools, youth groups, and teams. Leaders and educators can create, monitor campaigns, leveraging social media to reach their community and supporters. 


Udemy aims to democratize education by providing an open platform where anyone can buy or sell a class or training program. Thousands of courses teach web development, coding, graphic design, sales, marketing, copywriting, leadership, Photoshop, Excel, and more. 


DonorsChoose is a non-profit organization that allows individuals to donate directly to public classroom projects. By connecting public schools with local community members, DonorsChoose helps teachers provide the tools and experiences they need for their students. 


Newsela developed a free platform that aggregates published documents online, such as news articles and studies, helping teachers and students learn. Instead of using out-of-date printed textbooks, Newsela regularly updates its digital content.

Dreambox Learning

Dreambox Learning provides English and Spanish online mathematics software for kids grade k-8, with videos, games, and animated adventures.


Story2 developed a writing system and story building platform to improve communication, writing, and storytelling skills. First focusing on college admission and scholarship essays, their communication building software is also used by businesses and employees.


EduDo offers a mobile app providing personalized instant access to short, engaging educational videos anywhere and any time.


NovaKid is an online English language school for kids aged 4-12 offering 25-minute engaging courses, alongside games and VR experiences (museum & art gallery walkthroughs).


Edx is a MOOC provider offering full access to thousands of courses taught by leading institutions such as Harvard and MIT. Students from anywhere can learn and participate in professional, expert-taught classes.


Neverware developed CloudReady; an operating system for PCs and Macs managed using Google's Chrome Device Management capabilities. CloudReady focuses on optimizing speed and reliability, no matter the computer, so all students have equally performing hardware. 


ElevateU uses AI to create dynamic interactive textbooks for personalized and improved learning.


ExecOnline is a leadership development platform that partners with leading business schools to provide employees with elite education and training without sending them out of the office. 


Kaltura is an open-source 'video cloud platform' helping schools utilize video by storing, distributing, streaming, and monetizing them. They provide on-demand SaaS solutions to the most prominent schools, institutions, and businesses globally.


Voxy is an AI powered language training education program designed to deliver English language skills to teachers and students globally through over 40 courses and thousands of hours of content. 


Aceable focuses on providing digital courses specializing in drivers-ed, defensive driving, and real estate courses. 

The CE Shop

The CE Shop is provides learning resources, pre/post-licensing, exam prep, and more for the real estate industry. 

Meazure Learning

Meazure Learning provides full-service testing solutions and remote exam proctoring. They ensure accurate creation and delivery of exams online.

McGraw-Hill Education

McGraw-Hill has been a leading provider of textbooks and education since the late 1800s. Today, they have platforms like Connect and SmartBook that help educators identify and assist students in areas where they are struggling.

Guild Education

Guild Education provides online degrees, programs, and tuition reimbursement for working adults attaining an education. They are leaders in retraining and upskilling employees for personal career growth. 


Coursera has partnered with top institutions globally to provide massive open online courses. From business classes to project management, coding, or graphic design, Coursera offers expert-taught courses. 


Schoology developed a learning management system creating a fully functioning virtual learning environment for k-12 and higher education. 

Panorama Education

Panorama uses large data sets to help educators increase social-emotional learning, family engagement, and more among millions of K-12 students. 


Chegg delivers online homework support services by providing textbook solutions and expert Q&A's to assist students with their homework or assignments. 


Open Sesame provides tens of thousands of e-learning courses that businesses and corporations use to train and upskill their employees, creating diversely skilled teams.