Fully Funded WISE Accelerator Program for Education Technology Founders to Qatar. 2020


About WISE Accelerator

WISE ACCELERATOR help founders from around the world to build and scale innovative edtech solutions that will positively impact learning and the future of work. Founders who are admitted in our one-year program will grow their edtech venture with the support of a community of edtech founders, investors, educators and other education stakeholders from around the world. We provide coaching, mentorship, participation in WISE international events and a vast network of potential partners, donors and investors in field of Education.

These program admits founders for 1year to grow their edtech venture as well as supporting their community edtech founders, investors, and other education stakeholders.

The program provides coaching, mentorship, participation in WISE international events and a vast network of potential partners, donors and investors in the field of education.

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How to Apply

Before making your application check out the following Criteria.

Your initiative must address education challenges design and Technology

Your initiative must tackle education challenges in early childhood education, K-12, higher education or the future of work.

The following requirements are demanded from Applicant

  1. Be an operating education technology venture established for at least one year
  2. Be existing beneficiaries or customers
  3. Your product must be beyond Minimum Viable Product (MVP) stage
  4. Have a dedicated team
  5. Have existing revenue

Application Method.

Coaching and Mentorship: Their dedicated team of experts will support the founders in

  1. Edtech sales, marketing and Fund raising
  2. Build a narrative and positioning a venture as a thought leader within the education sector
  3. Understand markets that are crucial for their growth.
  4. Have product strategy, technology roadmap and product build-out.

Community: As part of the program, the selected ventures will.

  1. Have access to community of over 50 edtech founders from 18 countries who will share their learnings during bootcamps organized in three major cities from around the world including in Doha, Qatar.
  2. Interact with leaders in the government, for-profit and non-profit sector. Members of the community will help the selected founders understand new markets and provide them with appropriate advice.
  3. Participate in networking sessions with donors, investors and leaders of education organization

International Visibility: The WISE Accelerator team works closely with the selected founders to provide opportunities for visibility at WISE events and on WISE digital platforms. Channels for visibility that WISE provides may include.

  1. WISE Summit in Doha which convenes over 4,000 attendees from over 100 countries.
  2. WISE forums. Past editions were held in Paris, New York, Beijing, Tunis, Madrid and Accra
  3. All WISE social media platforms.
  4. WISE ed review, podcast and newsletter.

Applications are considered in the following ways

Deadline: April 20 2020

  1. Innovation. The WISE team will assess how innovative is the solution developed by the initiative in light of solutions developed worldwide in the edtech secto.
  2. Solution. The WISE team will assess how well the solution developed by the initiative addresses the problem that the initiative aims to solve.
  3. Team. The WISE team will assess the team’s ability to execute and deliver on their vision
  4. Market. The WISE team will take into consideration the potential of the edtech market where the initiative operates.
  5. Educational Impact. The WISE team will assess the educational impact that the initiative may have as it scales up.

Your Application.

Applicants must submit a short 3 minutes video pitch by submitting a YouTube link. During the pitch, they must explain their edtech solution, the problem they are tackling, who their beneficiaries are, their traction so far and why they are applying for the WISE Accelerator.

Applicants must provide a link to a product demo via a YouTube link or log-in information for the WISE team to assess the product developed by the applicant.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by the WISE Team

Applicant must meet The WISE English language Requirement.

To Apply click on the link below

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