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It’s time to help decide BusinessCloud’s inaugural EdTech 50 ranking.

The new annual ranking celebrates the UK’s most innovative startups, scaleups and established firms creating original technology for education and workplace development.

We have shortlisted around 100 firms for potential inclusion. The final EdTech 50 ranking will be determined by a combination of reader votes and selections from an independent judging panel.

You can cast your vote until 23:59 on Sunday 23rd January. Browse the shortlist below and vote for the company you believe to be the most innovative.

The final EdTech 50 ranking – supported by digital transformation experts Sputnik Digital will be published online on Monday 14th February. Subscribe to our daily email tech innovation newsletter via the dropdown below when you vote to be among the first to see the results.

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    EdTech 50 shortlist

    CompanyHQRegionDescription
    AdministrateEdinburghScotlandConfigurable training management software
    Angel Solutions LiverpoolNorth WestSoftware for education industry including lesson planning, school management and Ofsted database
    AulaKensington & ChelseaLondonLearning experience platform for higher education
    Auris TechEpsomSouth EastBehind Fonetti, an AI-enabled interactive reading practice platform
    AutonoMeWeston-super-MareSouth WestCombining education tech with one-to-one support to improve outcomes for vulnerable people
    AvantisGloucesterSouth WestTech solutions for the classroom including ClassVR
    AzoomeeIslingtonLondonFun learning app for kids featuring games, TV shows and DIY crafts
    BoclipsSouthwarkLondonCurated educational videos for student learning
    BridgeUIslingtonLondonPlatform for university and careers guidance
    Bright Little LabsIslingtonLondonBooks, cartoons, apps and games teaching critical thinking
    BusuuIslingtonLondonLanguage learning platform
    Cambridge SparkCambridgeEast of EnglandAI platform for data science engineer training
    Can StudiosSheffieldYorks & HumberLearning management, content and assessment platform
    CenturyCamdenLondonTeaching and learning platform for schools, colleges and universities
    ChattaKingston Upon HullYorks & HumberClassroom tech to develop attentive listeners, confident speakers and fearless writers
    CogbooksEdinburghScotlandAdaptive learning tools for colleges
    CognitoLeedsYorks & HumberAI-powered app for training, procedures and compliance learning
    Developing ExpertsNorwichEast of EnglandInteractive online science lessons
    Dicey TechManchesterNorth WestLinking education with industry through learning and STEM outreach platforms
    Do-IT SolutionsCardiffWalesModular online assessment and monitoring system
    DoodleLearningBathSouth WestPersonalised work programmes which boost confidence in maths and English
    Earth CubsWandsworthLondonApp inspiring kids to learn the world through games and puzzles
    Elementary TechnologyLeedsYorks & HumberWide range of tech solutions for schools
    Emile Education BoltonNorth WestGame-based learning apps
    EstendioGlasgowScotlandBehind Present Pal tool for practising public speaking
    FireflyHammersmith and FulhamLondonOnline tool that brings together teachers, students and parents
    FlashAcademyBirminghamMidlandsLanguage learning app
    Frog EducationHalifaxYorks & HumberCloud-based learning solutions
    FuseHackneyLondonEnterprise learning and knowledge platform
    FutureLearnCamdenLondonLearning platform delivering online courses from universities and brands
    GCSEPodNewcastleNorth EastGCSE revision lists at the touch of a button
    GeckoEngageEdinburghScotlandStudent engagement tech
    Global Equality CollectiveHackneyLondonInclusion and sustainability app for education
    globalbridgeNewcastleNorth EastDigital platform connecting young people with future career and education opportunities
    GoodCourseCity of LondonLondonMobile-first micro-learning platform
    GraduwayWaltham ForestLondonPlatform to recruit and mentor students, engage alumni and volunteers, and cultivate donors
    Guide EducationSpilsbyMidlandsTeacher development and revision tools
    GuykatBirminghamMidlandsB2B learning tech company
    HowNowHackneyLondonAll-in-one workplace learning platform
    Immersify EducationSalfordNorth West3D dental learning tool
    Immersive InteractiveSouthportNorth WestInteractive immersive learning spaces
    iMovesSheffieldYorks & HumberEducational resources platform for PE, dance and movement
    In Touch Networks ManchesterNorth WestNetworking and training platform for senior board figures
    InkpathMarlowSouth EastUniversity training management platform
    InVentryLeedsYorks & HumberVisitor management solutions for schools
    Kano ComputingTower HamletsLondonSoftware and hardware for developing coding skills
    KinderlyNewportWalesDeveloper of early years education apps
    Komodo LearningBelfastNorthern IrelandOnline maths learning programme
    KortextBournemouthSouth WestOnline learning platform with access to over 2m digital textbooks
    Kuato StudiosTower HamletsLondonEducational videogame developer
    LearnerblyCity of LondonLondonCurated learning marketplace for business
    Learning PoolDerryNorthern IrelandOnline learning platforms, creative content and analytics
    Learning Technologies GroupCity of LondonLondonWorkplace digital learning and talent management
    LingumiWestminsterLondonEnglish learning course for 2-6-year-olds
    LogicearthBelfastNorthern IrelandEnterprise e-learning content development services
    LooopCamdenLondonUses automation to embed learning and development into workflows
    MacatHammersmith & FulhamLondonTools to develop critical thinking
    MEL ScienceAmershamSouth EastNext-generation science sets with VR and AR lessons
    MemriseTower HamletsLondonTeaching languages with games, chatbots and native speaker videos
    MindstoneHackneyLondonOrganise, share and take notes on web pages, PDFs, videos and podcasts
    MultiverseWestminsterLondonAlternative to university and corporate training via professional apprenticeships
    MyTutorTower HamletsLondonOnline tutoring platform
    NatterhubSheffieldYorks & HumberOnline safety and digital literacy tool
    Near-lifeBoltonNorth WestImmersive learning content
    OmniplexHarpendenSouth EasteLearning solutions provider for businesses
    OneFileManchesterNorth WestApprenticeship software
    OxbridgeBirminghamMidlandsOnline distance learning courses
    Packt PublishingBirminghamMidlandsOnline resources for development of IT professionals
    Parent Hub ManchesterNorth WestCommunication platform for schools and parents
    ParentappsLiverpoolNorth WestCommunication platform for schools and parents
    ParentPayCoventryMidlandsCashless school payments
    PerlegoCamdenLondonDigital streaming platform for textbooks
    PobbleTruroSouth WestTeaching and learning resources
    PushFarWantageSouth EastSoftware to streamline internal mentoring programs
    Revision BuddiesShepton MalletSouth WestGCSE revision app and website
    RoboticalEdinburghScotlandStart-up behind Marty educational robot
    ScoodleHaringeyLondonConnecting students and tutors
    SenecaLambethLondonRevision platform for students
    SmoothwallLeedsYorks & HumberOnline security solutions for schools
    SpongePlymouthSouth WestCustom e-learning for global businesses
    SumdogEdinburghScotlandMulti-player games for maths and spelling practice
    SupplyWellLiverpoolNorth WestConnects supply teachers with schools
    SynapLeedsYorks & HumberAI-driven e-learning and quiz platform for students
    TalisBirminghamMidlandsSolutions for resource list management and collaborative annotation
    TapestryLewesSouth EastOnline learning journal from the Foundation Stage Forum for children's education
    TassomaiTower HamletsLondonOnline learning to help students prepare for exams
    TextHelpAntrimNorthern IrelandTech for teaching and learning across education and workplace
    ThinqiSwanseaWalesLearning management system
    TribalBristolSouth WestStudent information systems
    TutorfulSheffield Yorks & HumberOnline platform connecting people with private tutors
    TwinklSheffieldYorks & HumberOnline educational resources
    UniBuddyHackneyLondonStudent recruitment platform
    UnituHammersmith & FulhamLondonOnline platform for university student feedback
    Veo GroupNewcastleNorth EastData-driven video tagging system for education, healthcare and corporate training
    Virtual CollegeIlkleyYorks & HumberInteractive e-learning courses serving multiple industries
    Virtual InternshipsCity of LondonLondonOnline global work experience programmes
    We Are FetchingHaveringLondonPlatform for managing school run amongst trusted friends and family
    WondeNewmarketEast of EnglandConnects educational apps into one single login
    WranxLiverpoolNorth WestEmployee development platform
    ZzishSouthwarkLondonData-driven virtual teaching assistant