Top 50 EdTech Investors

A list of 50 investors investing in edtech. Updated every month. Powered by Shizune.
Investors in the list rank based on the number of investments in Edtech companies. The investor list contains both angel investors and VC funds. You can find favourite industries and stages of each investor on the list.
EdTech Investors
Name Number of investments Relevant deals Favorite stages Favorite industries Description In
Learn Capital 130 77 Seed; Series A; Series B Education; Software; Internet LearnCapital is a venture capital firm focused exclusively on funding entrepreneurs with a vision for better and smarter learning. They believe that the future is shaped by the way we teach and learn in the present, and that we’re in the middle of one of the great revolutions in the history of education. New technology platforms, applications, andservices are not only amplifying and augmenting classroom learning, but creating a world in which any Internet-enabled device can become a classroom on demand.
Reach Capital 109 72 Seed; Series A; Series B Education; Software; IT Reach supports entrepreneurs that develops technology solutions for challenges across early childhood, K-12, higher education, and workforce reskilling and upskilling. They invest in early-stage tech tools, applications, content, and services to improve educational opportunities for all learners. The Fund also acts as a catalyst, inspiring andenabling traditional and non-traditional investors to provide capital to the fast-growing ed-tech market.
Rethink Education 109 67 Series A; Seed; Series B Education; Software; Internet We invest in people, ideas and companies that rethink education. We want to transform and improve the way everyone learns and works.
GSV Ventures 122 62 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Education; Internet GSV Ventures is an early-stage venture fund that partners with exceptional entrepreneurs and their companies in the $75 billion learning and talent technology sector. The mission of GSV Ventures is to back innovative learning and talent technology entrepreneurs working to give all people access to the future.
University Ventures 70 48 Series A; Seed; Series B Education; Software; Professional Services University Ventures (UV) is the only investment firm focused exclusively on the global higher education sector. UV pursues a differentiated strategy of 'innovation from within'. UV has the deepest respect for the missions and traditions of colleges and universities around the world and is confident that through innovation, these sameinstitutions will be successful in fulfilling and expanding their missions. By partnering with top-tier universities and colleges and then strategically directing private capital to develop innovative programs of exceptional quality that address major economic and social needs, UV is setting new standards for student outcomes and advancing the development of the next generation of colleges and universities on a global scale.UV is a thought-leader on trends impacting global higher education and disseminates analyses on key issues to the higher education community. UV is viewed by many colleges and universities as a trusted <a href="">dissertation help</a> counselor and partner in navigating the major changes underway.
NewSchools Venture Fund 104 43 Grant; Seed; Series A Education; Software; Other NewSchools Venture Fund is a not-for-profit organization working to close the achievement gap by funding and supporting entrepreneurs who are creating innovative solutions to the problems in public education so that all children have the opportunity to succeed in college and beyond.Since our founding in 1998, NewSchools has invested $180million in more than 70 nonprofit and for-profit educational organizations working to promote student achievement.Recognizing that neither private charity nor capital markets alone are enough to solve the problem of education inequality, we blend the best of both approaches to ensure an excellent education is available to every child. We actively share what we’ve learned through our investments, bring together educational leaders from across the country, and advocate for smart policies at the federal level.
Kapor Capital 157 39 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Education; Mobile Kapor Capital is an Oakland-based venture capital firm that invests in industry-transforming startups. We redefine what venture capital is capable of by prioritizing a new outcome: a more fair, just, and equitable society for low income communities and underrepresented communities of color.
Owl Ventures 103 38 Series A; Series B; Series C Education; Software; Data and Analytics Owl Ventures is a venture capital fund that invests in education technology companies.The firm has invested in 24 companies across the education spectrum encompassing early childhood, K-12, higher education, and career mobility/professional learning. Owl leverages its deep domain expertise and takes an active hands-on approach to helpentrepreneurs scale their businesses into transformative category-leading companies.The firm was founded in 2014 and has over $600 million in assets under management.
Fresco Capital 93 34 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Software; Education; Data and Analytics Investing at the intersection of people and technology.
1776 Ventures 90 33 Seed; Series A; Convertible Note Software; Education; Internet 1776 Ventures is a global seed fund investing in companies in the following sectors: education, energy, smart cities, transportation, food/agriculture, fintech, and healthcare.
Emerge Education 41 33 Seed; Pre-Seed; Series A Software; Education; Data and Analytics Emerge Education is a European seed fund investing in founders solving the $8.5tn skills gap. Emerge provides founders with unrivalled education sector insights, as they're the only fund backed by the world’s foremost education entrepreneurs.
Global Founders Capital 637 25 Seed; Series A; Pre-Seed Software; Financial; Commerce/Shopping Over the past two decades, GFC have backed over five hundred entrepreneurs worldwide, e.g. Facebook, LinkedIn, Slack, and Away Travel.
Michael & Susan Dell Foundation 60 24 Series A; Seed; Funding Round Education; Financial; Software Dedicated to transforming the lives of children living in urban poverty through better education, health, and family economic stability.
Right Side Capital Management 487 22 Seed; Convertible Note; Pre-Seed Software; Data and Analytics; IT Right Side Capital Management is a venture capital firm that helps startups build their company. It invests exclusively in the pre-seed round of technology startups and makes 75-100 investment per year. The firms prefers to invest in diversified technology sectors such as the internet and cloud companies.RSCM was established in 2010 and is basedin San Francisco, California.
Omidyar Network 195 21 Series A; Series B; Seed Software; Financial; Other Pierre Omidyar, the founder of eBay, and his wife, Pam, established Omidyar Network based on the belief that every person has the potential to make a difference. Since 2004, they have worked with their partners to create opportunities for people to tap that potential, enabling them to improve their lives and make powerful contributions to theircommunities.They support, scale, and champion the work of their partners in order to maximize social impact. As a philanthropic investment firm, they make both investments and grants, identifying like-minded organizations that they support, help scale, and collaborate with to help realize their full potential. Their efforts are organized around two investment initiatives Access to Capital, and Media, Markets and Transparency.
Better Capital 125 20 Seed; Pre-Seed; Series A Software; Financial; Other Better is a micro venture firm that creates and invests in innovative business which deliver value & impact, and have a strong focus on profitability. Better Labs is our operating portfolio of product businesses that we create and fund and includes ReadyContacts, PicBackMan, DataDoctor, Magik, Simple wall, and Maroun Place.
Bisk Ventures 21 20 Seed; Series A; Pre-Seed Education; Software; Professional Services Bisk Ventures is a strategic venture capital firm focused on education technology. Founded by Mike Bisk in 2015, Bisk Ventures leverages Bisk Education’s 20 years of online program management expertise in the higher education space and shares the same mission to amplify the potential of people around the world. Learn more at
SV Angel 669 20 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Internet; Media and Entertainment SV Angel is a San Francisco-based seed fund founded by Ron Conway. SV Angel provides seed investment and advice to early stage companies focused on Internet software.SV Angel takes a portfolio approach to seed investing. We differ from a traditional venture capital firm by not taking board seats and investing a larger number of companies. Weleverage a best in class relationship network to be the valley's human router and help startups with business development, financing, M&A and other strategic advice. Ron pioneered this approach over 20 years ago and SV Angel still employs it today. Over the last 25 years the firm and partners have invested and advised companies such as Facebook, Google, PayPal, Dropbox, Airbnb, Pinterest, Twitter, SnapChat, Square, Cloudera and many more.
ah! Ventures 98 20 Seed; Angel; Funding Round Software; Internet; Education ah! Ventures is India’s only curated, sector agnostic and the largest fundraising platform for early stage startups raising funds up to 10 MN USD. Very strong network of 3000+ Investors including 2000+ angel investors and 1000+ institutional investors & fund/family houses, Robust deal pipeline of more than 600 business plans/monthand Well-established brand as one of India’s premier aggregators with a cornucopia of offerings to catalyze startup growth.
Ulu Ventures 184 20 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Software; Financial; IT With deep connections to Stanford and Silicon Valley, Ulu Ventures is a venture capital firm that actively seeks and funds women and diverse founder teams.
General Catalyst 631 19 Series A; Seed; Series B Software; Internet; IT Investing in powerful, positive change that endures
Andreessen Horowitz 887 19 Series A; Series B; Seed Software; Internet; IT Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) is a venture capital firm in Silicon Valley, California, that backs bold entrepreneurs building the future through technology.
VilCap Investments 87 19 Seed; Funding Round; Series A Software; Financial; Health Care VilCap Investments is an early-stage impact investing fund, backing companies addressing the most pressing social and environmental challenges.
Hustle Fund 144 18 Seed; Pre-Seed; Series A Software; Financial; IT Hustle Fund is a venture capital fund investing in fast-executing teams at the pre-seed and seed stages! Get in touch and let us know what you're hustling.
LearnStart 21 18 Seed; Series A; Pre-Seed Education; Software; Science/Engineering LearnStart is a seed fund that focuses on the development of global education technology companies through seed funding.
Great Oaks Venture Capital 264 18 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Commerce/Shopping; Internet Great Oaks is an early-stage venture investment firm that invests in seed and series a investments in tech-based startups. It was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in New York.
Indian Angel Network 124 18 Seed; Angel; Series A Software; Commerce/Shopping; Internet Started in April 2006, the Indian Angel Network is a unique concept which brings together highly successful entrepreneurs and CEOs from India and around the world who are interested in investing in startup / early stage ventures which have the potential of creating disproportionate value.The Network, in addition to money, provide constantaccess to high quality mentoring, vast networks and inputs on strategy as well as execution. The Network members, because of their background are better able to assess the potential and risks at the early stage.
Unitus Ventures 68 18 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Education; Software; Health Care Supporting startups with India scale and global potential Blowhorn Tech-platform for intra-city logistics. Read More > Awign Crowdsourcing business solutions platform. Read More > DriveU On-demand driver services platform. Read More > 5c Network Online diagnostics network offering on-demand solutions. Read More > Betterplace Digital platform for lifecycle management of the blue collar workforce. Read...
Impact Engine 76 17 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Health Care; Education Impact Engine is a venture capital and private equity firm investing in companies driving positive impact in economic empowerment, education, environmental sustainability, and health.
New Markets Venture Partners 47 17 Series A; Series B; Funding Round Education; Software; Internet New Markets Venture Partners is an early and growth stage venture capital firm that invests in and actively assists innovative education, information technology, and business services companies.
Kleiner Perkins 794 17 Series B; Series C; Series A Software; IT; Internet Kleiner Perkins is an American venture capital firm headquartered on Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park in Silicon Valley.
LetsVenture 141 17 Seed; Angel; Series A Software; Commerce/Shopping; Transportation Connect with 10,000 plus angel investors. Raise funding seamlessly. Find startups to invest in. Easy to use & seamless technology platform for startup investing & funding.
Bossanova Investimentos 262 17 Seed; Pre-Seed; Funding Round Software; IT; Financial BossaNova is the number one Brazilian Micro Venture Capital. We are the most active investor in the pre-seed stage in Latin America with more than 1200 investments in over 1000 Startups. We also invest in global companies, directly or through co-investment syndicates on AngelList.
First Round Capital 526 17 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Internet; IT First Round is a seed-stage venture firm focused on building a vibrant community of technology entrepreneurs and companies.
Social Capital 290 17 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Data and Analytics; Internet At Social Capital, we make big bets on transformational ideas, technology, and people.
City Light Capital 125 17 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Health Care; Data and Analytics City Light is a venture capital firm that invests early in impactful companies. They partner with experienced teams building category-defining solutions in the areas of education, safety and care, and the environment - where more revenue equals better lives at scale, every time. As one of the earliest and most successful impacts investing firms,City Light has a track record of identifying and scaling impact in ways that build better companies. The firm was founded in 2004 and is based in New York, New York. Some of its key portfolio investments are 2U (Nasdaq: TWOU), ShotSpotter (Nasdaq: SSTI), Trilogy Education, and Ready Responders.
Acumen 120 16 Funding Round; Seed; Series A Financial; Energy; Sustainability Acumen is a nonprofit venture fund that invests in early-stage companies bringing critical services like agriculture, clean energy, education, financial inclusion, healthcare and workforce development to low-income communities in 14 countries across East and West Africa, South Asia, Latin America, and the United States. Since 2001, Acumeninvested $128 million in 128 companies that have transformed the lives of over 308 million low-income people.
Brighteye Ventures 29 16 Seed; Series A; Pre-Seed Software; Education; Hardware Brighteye Ventures is the first and largest vertical EdTech Venture Capital firm in Europe. If you are an entrepreneur using technology to reinvent learning and education, we want to hear from you!
Yonghua Capital 108 16 Series A; Series B; Angel Software; Health Care; Science/Engineering Shanghai Chung Hua Investment Management Co., Ltd. is specialized in Yongjin Group's equity investment management platform. Total investment scale Chung Hua invest over 6 billion yuan, it has invested in more than 80 outstanding enterprises, of which more than 40 enterprises have been successfully listed. Currently Chung Hua investment teamcovering the major cities Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Xiamen, Hangzhou, Changsha, Chengdu, etc., and in many industries new energy, environmental protection, consumer goods, TMT, agriculture and other in-depth research team.
K50 Ventures 132 16 Seed; Pre-Seed; Series A Software; Health Care; Financial K50 Ventures is the most trusted first-check investor for mission-driven founders building a better future for the 99%. They invest up to $2M in pre-seed and seed stage companies in the US and LATAM that have a focus on improving access, affordability, and wellbeing across the categories of Health, Finance, and Work & Learning. K50 partnerswith those who refuse to accept the status quo; those who have a vision for how to radically improve daily life for everyone – in our local communities, and around the globe. Since 2016, they have invested in 170+ companies including Groww, Mammoth Biosciences, Self, Tul, Frubana, Kueski, Fintual, Valon, Real, Osana Salud, June Homes, among others.K50 partners with those who refuse to accept the status quo; those who have a vision for how to radically improve daily life for everyone – in our local communities, and around the globe. If you are building in one of their focus areas, reach out:
Deborah Quazzo 95 16 Seed; Series A; Series B Education; Software; Internet Founder & Managing Partner @ GSV Ventures
Precursor Ventures 176 16 Seed; Pre-Seed; Series A Software; Internet; Financial Precursor Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm focused on pre-seed investments in the San Francisco, New York, Toronto, and Los Angeles metropolitan regions. The firm focuses on investments in B2B and B2C software applications and hardware. Precursor Ventures has adopted the Diversity Term Sheet Rider.
Maveron 178 15 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Commerce/Shopping; Health Care Maveron is a consumer-only venture capital firm focused on partnering with world-class entrepreneurs building standout consumer brands.
New Enterprise Associates 1114 15 Series B; Series A; Series C Software; Science/Engineering; Health Care New Enterprise Associates, Inc. is a global venture capital firm focused on helping entrepreneurs build transformational businesses across multiple stages, sectors, and geographies. With over $19 billion in cumulative committed capital since the firm’s founding in 1977, NEA invests in technology and healthcare companies at all stages in a company’slifecycle, from seed stage through IPO. The firm's long track record of successful investing includes more than 210 portfolio company IPOs and more than 360 acquisitions.
Strada Education Network 25 15 Series A; Funding Round; Seed Education; Software; Internet Strada Education Network formerly USA Funds, is a new kind of nonprofit organization that takes a fresh approach to addressing — and solving — critical higher education and workforce challenges. They advance their guiding principle, Completion With a Purpose®, through a unique combination of strategic philanthropy, research and insights, andinnovative solutions to improve the college-to-career connection.
Pipeline Angels 103 15 Seed; Angel; Pre-Seed Health Care; Software; Commerce/Shopping Pipeline Angels is changing the face of angel investing and creating capital for women and non-binary femme social entrepreneurs. Our members serve as the friends and family round for entrepreneurs who may not already have support at that critical stage.
Goodwater Capital 194 15 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Financial; Commerce/Shopping At Goodwater, we empower exceptional entrepreneurs everywhere to change the world for good. We believe consumer technology is the most powerful force on earth, shaping culture and transforming the global economy at unprecedented speed and scale. We invest in the world’s most promising entrepreneurs to solve the world’s most pressing problems. As acombined force, Goodwater companies are a global force for change, poised to measurably improve billions of lives. Learn more at
Lerer Hippeau 331 15 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Internet; Media and Entertainment Lerer Hippeau is an early stage venture capital fund based in New York City. As founders and operators ourselves, we see returns in relationships.
GV 655 14 Series B; Series A; Seed Software; Science/Engineering; Health Care GV provides venture capital funding to bold new companies. Across the fields of life science, enterprise technology, consumer products and services, and frontier technology, GV's portfolio companies aim to improve lives and transform industries. GV's team of world-class engineers, designers, physicians, scientists, marketers, andinvestors work together to provide startups exceptional support.Launched as Google Ventures in 2009, GV is the venture capital arm of Alphabet, Inc. GV helps startups interface with Google, providing unique access to the world’s best technology and talent.GV has $8 billion under management. Notable investment outcomes include Uber, Slack, One Medical Group, Nest, Flatiron Health, and Duo Security. GV is headquartered in Mountain View, California, with offices in San Francisco, Boston, New York, and London.
Blue Elephant Capital 19 14 Seed; Angel; Series A Education; Software; Media and Entertainment Blue Elephant Capital (BE Capital) is China’s first pure-play education and edtech investor. Founded in 2015, we have raised four funds from 50+ executive-level education industry LPs, and completed seed round and follow-on investment in 85 edtech companies. The total valuation of our portfolio companies is approximately $1.23 billion.
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