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EduSpaze Announces Eighth Cohort to Support Edtech Startups

EduSpaze, Singapore’s leading edtech accelerator, welcomes six early-stage startups across the region into its well-established three-month accelerator programme. The latest batch of edtech startups aligns with the accelerator’s programme goal of supporting the development of innovative solutions that can improve the education landscape in Singapore and its region.

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The six startups, including YAHO Lab, Edvance, Quippy, School on Cloud, Safe Space, and Salatech, were meticulously selected due to their high market potential and scalability, strong founding team, and clear value proposition while displaying great potential. As part of the renowned 3-month EduSpaze accelerator programme, the startups would receive seed funding and mentorship from industry experts, access to a network of investors, and opportunities to expand their businesses in the region.

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“The Southeast Asia region is known for its unique challenges and opportunities, making it a dynamic area for professional endeavours. This region comprises diverse countries, each with its own distinct characteristics and obstacles despite their geographical proximity. We observe varying levels of readiness for digital transformation among countries in SEA. For example, with a 98% internet penetration rate[1] among students in Singapore, the Edtech Masterplan 2030[2] is focused on creating a seamless and enhanced learning environment for students. However, in countries low internet penetration rate countries like Cambodia, their edtech policy is instead on prioritising expanding access to quality education for marginalised communities. As such, we are committed to bolstering the growth of the eighth cohort, to foster innovation and address the diverse educational needs and capacities within the SEA region,” shares Alex Ng, Managing Director of EduSpaze.

EduSpaze, operates under the umbrella of Spaze Ventures, a prominent seed capital firm and startup incubator, and is supported by Enterprise Singapore. The accelerator programme, now in its eighth iteration, strives to empower and uplift edtech startups within the region. Past participants of this highly regarded initiative, such as Flying Cape, ClassPoint, and myFirst, have experienced remarkable growth and progress during their engagement with EduSpaze. This testament to their success underscores the invaluable support and resources provided by the programme.

Singapore has emerged as a vibrant hub for technology startups, particularly in the education technology (edtech) sector. The city-state’s conducive environment for innovation, robust infrastructure, and strong government support has fueled the growth of numerous edtech startups, propelling them from local success to global impact. Notably, from the eighth cohort, School on Cloud has developed innovative solutions that gamify learning for children to address the evolving needs of the education sector, leveraging technologies such as artificial intelligence and data analytics to enhance learning experiences.

About EduSpaze

EduSpaze is Singapore’s first edtech accelerator supported by Enterprise Singapore, the enterprise development agency. It aims to nurture a vibrant edtech startup ecosystem that serves the education sector in Singapore and Southeast Asia. EduSpaze helps early-stage edtech startups go to market, accelerate their growth, and co-innovate with other stakeholders in the space. The new accelerator supports companies that address sector-specific challenges with innovative solutions to improve learning outcomes and the impact of education. EduSpaze is part of Spaze Ventures.

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