World’s largest edtech startup contest selects eight semi-final competitors

The XcitEd virtual event has shortlisted eight Nordic-Baltic companies for the November semi-final

Eight edtech startups have been chosen to pitch their unique concepts to an expert jury at the Nordic-Baltic semi-finals of XcitED – the world’s largest edtech startup competition.

The annual conference – which gathers global edtech professionals, entrepreneurs, investors and innovators together under one roof – will be held online this year, due to take place next month on 3–4 November. The event is free for delegates to attend.

XcitED’s Nordic-Baltic semi-finalists are as follows:

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  • Seppo (Finland) – a tool for game-based learning. Through Seppo, teachers can create lessons that blend creativity, collaboration, skills and knowledge efficiently and conveniently.
  • Teachers Lead Tech (Lithuania) – a guided learning platform for primary teachers to bring tech creation skills into the classroom.
  • SignLab (Norway) – a digital tool that makes learning sign language more accessible, effective and affordable.
  • Lexplore (Sweden) – an innovative AI-based solution for reading assessment.
  • LearnCove (Iceland) – a personalised learning platform.
  • School Day (Finland) – a tool that collects, analyses, explains and develops student wellbeing to boost learning outcomes.
  • Gleechi (Sweden) – software solutions that enable natural interactions between humans, computers and robots to create the next generation of industry training and certification.
  • Dugga (Sweden) – a one-stop solution for all kinds of knowledge assessment.

As one of the world’s fastest-growing commercial markets, the demand for quality edtech services and solutions has never been greater. With an internationally-acclaimed education system and a flourishing tech industry, the Nordic-Baltic region is cementing its position as a worthy global competitor within the edtech field.

Click here to register your interest for the event. 


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