Four education startups that keep you learning into adulthood

0 Posted by - 23rd September 2019 - Technology

Today, education doesn’t stop after students graduate; many continue learning throughout their life. And in addition to adult learning courses at colleges and universities, a lot of courses are now offered online – ranging from MOOCs (“massive open online course”) to many apps. At the Global Education & Skills Forum in March, two of the 10 finalists were lifelong learning startups. Here are four of the most promising EdTech startups around.


Don’t have time to read a book a day? German startup Blinkist, co-founded in 2012 by CEO Holger Seim, is a platform with more than 2,500 non-fiction books summarised in 15 minute audio and text digests known as ‘blinks.’ The summaries, which are created by an editorial team, list the main ideas in the title. With more than 10 million users worldwide, the company has raised $34.8 million (£28m) in funding.

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