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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