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Student Startup Ideas



3 years ago

A startup that helps students and other young professionals find other people their age who want to live together

3,643
3 years ago

A startup that sells clothes designed by students of fashion schools

2,368
3 years ago

A startup that helps colleges and high schools provide students with career and technical education.

1,828
3 years ago

Idea: A platform for connecting students with mentors from the world's top universities

1,687
5 months ago

A digital marketplace where students can sell their services while still in school. The startup is seeking to receive $1 million through a crowdfunding campaign.

1,450
1 year ago

A platform to help students learn how to code, as well as help teachers teach coding to students.

1,053
2 years ago

A startup that improves students’ math skills

893
2 years ago

A “personalized learning software” that helps students find their strengths, realize their passions, and learn the skills they need to succeed.

712
10 months ago

A cloud-based software platform for the professional education market. The startup is building a graph database for data analysis, geospatial data, and semantic modeling. They say it will allow instructors to better analyze their students, and provide better teaching tools.

709
7 months ago

An online marketplace for tutors for students in all subjects.

705
2 years ago

A way to help students study online with friends.

676
1 year ago

A startup that helps people get their kids into top schools. The startup connects students with their dream colleges and helps guide them through each step of the application process.

673
3 years ago

A network of tutors across the world that get paid per student, with students able to take lessons from anyone.

645
2 years ago

A startup that helps people find and sell used textbooks, especially for students studying for exams.

588
8 months ago

A student loan repayment platform for companies. Currently focused on the United Kingdom.

493
1 year ago

This is an app for college students who want to sell their used goods on campus.

364
3 years ago

A computer science startup that builds simple, cheap, and fast hardware for India’s unconnected. One product, called the Laptop Bridge, is a $35 device meant to plug into an electrical socket and convert it into a computer-like device that can run basic programs and connect to the internet, so that farmers, students, or anyone else can use it.

356
3 years ago

A startup that lists jobs for students interested in jobs during the summer

343
3 years ago

A tool that helps students get internships, and provide a way for companies to find employees.

305
3 years ago

A student loans platform, which has 4 million users

304
3 years ago

A startup that aims to help parents get their kid’s homework done. The company builds a platform for teachers to provide online computing to students via web-based apps.

300
3 years ago

A platform for helping students better understand college loans, with an interactive quiz that helps students create a personalized repayment plan.

297
1 year ago

A tool for teachers to grade their students, with a focus on a 4-hour test.

294
2 years ago

This startup is building a program that allows students to build an online resume and portfolio, even if they didn’t finish high school, while they learn the skills they need to get a job.

281
3 years ago

A mobile app for managing student financial aid.

265
10 months ago

An AI-powered productivity tool for students, coaches, and parents.

263
3 years ago

A platform that helps lower the barrier for students and schools to create and share their own content.

248
3 years ago

A startup that builds "the world’s first decentralized, open source, student portal.” Its goal is to connect students around the world to their professors through a global network of university digital classrooms.

247
3 years ago

A cloud-based service that allows students to easily manage their coursework and assignments.

243
2 years ago

A company that offers a subscription model for college students and recent grads.

243
3 years ago

An education startup that connects students with tutors and provides tutoring plans that are personalized for each student.

238
3 years ago

An online learning platform for students, whose teachers are given a stipend based on student enrollment.

226
3 years ago

A new, blockchain-enabled peer-to-peer lending platform that is targeting the global student debt crisis. The company is expanding internationally and looking for investors.

225
2 years ago

This startup wants to democratize access to medical research data for students and researchers. It’s a software platform that allows medical students and researchers to build their own datasets and access global research in a user-friendly way.

225
10 months ago

A platform for online education founded by a former high school teacher with the goal of helping students improve their knowledge and skills in areas like math, science, and computer science.

221
3 years ago

A company that helps teachers teach their students about the impact of their smartphones

218
3 years ago

Student loans can be expensive, and this startup helps borrowers figure out what their rates are for different banks.

218
2 years ago

A platform for students to find study groups

218
3 years ago

Byju's helps students set up learning programs and track their progress. The startup has been around for a while, but the recent YC batch saw a big spike in students signing up. Byju's has a $5 monthly subscription.

215
2 years ago

A personal financing tool that helps consumers save for retirement, borrow against their homes, refinance student loans, and reduce debt.

213
8 months ago

A platform that helps students find and apply for internships. Started in January, the company has been used by over 1,000 students so far.

209
3 years ago

A startup for students and recent graduates to find jobs. The company is targeting recent graduates in the US who lack jobs experience, but are in the midst of college.

206
10 months ago

A platform that allows educators to connect with students via videos and video chat.

193
2 years ago

A cloud-based database of student loan debt for people to search, with a sign-up required to see data. The company also has a personal debt management product.

192
2 years ago

A food delivery service for college students. The startup is building a delivery service that allows students to order food in advance and save money.

190
2 years ago

A toolkit for high-school students to create their own data science applications.

189
2 years ago

A student travel concierge service.

184
2 years ago

A platform that helps students to quickly and easily find and apply for internships.

184
2 years ago

This startup wants to streamline the college application process by letting students manage their entire application through a single portal, with the goal of making the process easier and better for students.

183
2 years ago

A company that wants to help college students find and connect with mentors in their field of study, to help them move forward in their career.

179
3 years ago

A startup that provides a platform for students to connect with academic coaches online

178
3 years ago

A company that wants to build an app that helps students learn to code.

178
3 years ago

A startup for online tutors for students, with a focus on the US market.

177
3 years ago

A digital education platform for low-income students, helping them understand their financial aid eligibility.

177
3 years ago

In the summer of 2016, the Y Combinator Summer School launched a $100,000 scholarship for students who attend the program. The scholarship is awarded to graduate students from underrepresented backgrounds.

176
3 years ago

A text-based messaging platform that serves as a go-to for employees and students to communicate with their employers and schools.

176
3 years ago

This startup tries to make student loans more affordable for students by offering a low-risk version of student loans.

176
1 year ago

This is a service that helps individuals track and manage their student debt. The startup helps people take action on their student loans, and offers the ability to pay off the debt with a monthly plan.

176
3 years ago

A mobile app that connects students with free tutoring.

173
2 years ago

The most influential students in the YC community are the founders and co-founders of YC startups. These are founders that have gone on to found their own companies in the seven years since YC.

173
2 years ago

A student loan refinancing startup that promises to reduce interest rates. It just closed a $10 million round, and its founders said they’re targeting 15% of student loan holders.

172
3 years ago

A tool for managing an online student organization. It can be used to invite and manage members, track events, and make payments.

171
3 years ago

An online platform that helps students get into college by providing information about scholarships, programs and financial aid.

171
3 years ago

Helps med school students track their performance in school, at their hospital, and on standardized exams.

171
3 years ago

A student health-care startup that offers a free student health-insurance plan to individual students, that covers co-pays and deductibles but doesn’t cover in-network hospital visits.

170
2 years ago

A startup that matches up students with internships in cities all over the country.

170
3 years ago

A startup that provides credit to college students based on their predictive ability of their future grades

168
3 years ago

A team from Stanford University’s Computer Science Department is building an app to help college students study and stay on track. The app is meant to help students learn by learning with others, while also helping the company recruit more students.

168
3 years ago

A team of medical students who want to make the process of finding a new doctor easier

167
2 years ago

A startup that helps high school students build their resumes and personal brands online, then helps them find a career match.

167
3 years ago

This is a platform for students to sign up for courses at their college. The company offers an online service through which students can track their courses and take them at their own pace.

166
3 years ago

A company that builds the “Airbnb for internships”, connecting students with companies looking for summer interns. It’s a platform that allows both internships to be created and offers a marketplace for applications.

166
3 years ago

A startup for students that promises discounts on textbooks, access to free online content, study groups, and more.

165
3 years ago

An educational tool that helps students in the US get certificates from universities around the world. The startup helps students get their credits in real time, with a guarantee that their credits will transfer to the school they’re attending.

164
3 years ago

This startup is building a self-learning platform to help teach people the fundamentals of coding. The startup’s founders say that the product they have built is already powering over 20,000 students in 300 schools.

164
3 years ago

A peer-to-peer lending company that only focuses on college students.

164
3 years ago

A startup that helps teens take over their parents’ student debt.

164
3 years ago

A community that helps students of the University of California and beyond get the finance and career capital they need to start their own business.

163
3 years ago

A no-cost education platform that helps students learn how to code by watching videos online. Arist wants to help millions of people learn programming.

163
3 years ago

A “family-friendly” social network for college students.

163
1 year ago

A platform that aims to improve the way universities and colleges manage their student information.

163
3 years ago

A tool for finding student housing.

162
3 years ago

A peer-to-peer lending company that focuses on college students. The company says it’s in talks with a few large consumer finance companies and would like to see itself included in student loan refinancing programs. They’re based in Delaware.

162
2 years ago

The startup makes it easier for schools to manage their student schedules and handle student behavior.

162
3 years ago

A platform for students to learn about and apply to jobs at some of the country's most powerful companies.

161
2 years ago

Helping students plan and execute their college visits.

161
3 years ago

A student loan refinancing startup.

160
3 years ago

A platform to help college students compare programs and prepare for graduation.

160
3 years ago

A tool to help teachers with their lesson plans, giving them the ability to use the app to create lessons and share them with their students.

160
3 years ago

Online learning platform for high school students.

159
3 years ago

A software platform for publishing academic papers and hosting conferences, designed for scientists, researchers, and students.

158
2 years ago

A company that wants to help students learn the benefits of a college degree and the costs associated.

158
3 years ago

A startup that helps students decide what college to go to, by matching them with data on schools’ average SAT scores, average AP scores, average graduation rates, and more. The company uses algorithms to draw on this data to match applicants to schools.

157
3 years ago

A startup that connects high school students to internships and part-time jobs at startups. It operates in the US, Canada, and the UK, with plans to expand to Australia, the Netherlands, and Germany in the future.

157
3 years ago

A software company that makes it easier to train learning machines. The company is building an “AI-powered note taking” system for students.

157
1 year ago

A startup that lets students apply for tutoring and pay for it with a mobile app. It’s currently in beta.

157
3 years ago

A startup that provides a service where students can get help writing a thesis in exchange for a small review of the thesis once it’s written

156
3 years ago

A new school for students to learn coding, with a curriculum that mixes online and in-person instruction.

156
1 year ago

 A startup to help students create and publish online portfolios, and connect to employers and institutions.

156
3 years ago

This startup offers an “unbiased” way to tell which colleges are the best for a student based on his or her preferences. The company uses data from the U.S. Department of Education to compare institutions based on various metrics like peer competition and graduation rates.

155
3 years ago

This startup is building a platform that allows students to collaborate on projects and write code across school systems, in the hopes of creating a more creative learning environment.

155
3 years ago

A software-as-a-service platform that helps people easily manage their credit and student loan accounts. The startup is also building a personal finance dashboard.

155
2 years ago

A new type of marketplace that offers college students the chance to get paid to do research and do informal reports for businesses. It’s a place to learn how to write and how to write well, and where students can be paid for their work.

154
3 years ago

A way to give teachers the ability to share video lectures with their students.

153
3 years ago

A San Francisco-based startup in the education marketplace space that wants to help lower-income students afford higher education. The startup tells me it’s had over $200,000 in investments, has more than 10,000 students, and has been used by more than 3,000 colleges and universities.

153
3 years ago

This company builds educational tools for students in the US and Canada.

152
3 years ago

A startup solving the student loan default crisis by letting borrowers streamline the repayment process.

152
3 years ago

A tool for helping people pay off their student loans. The company has already started paying off over $3 million in loans for people who took out their student loans in the 1990s.

152
3 years ago

A web-based app that helps students in the US organize their academics.

152
3 years ago

New startup that aims to take the pain out of student loan payments, using the debt to create scholarships for low-income students.

152
3 years ago

A student loan refinancing service that’s currently focused on the US.

152
3 years ago

A startup that helps students of any age who are having difficulty in school to get tutoring

151
3 years ago

A digital assistant for teachers and students, based on the way Alexa operates.

151
3 years ago

A software company designed to make college affordable by allowing students to pay for it with credit.

151
3 years ago

The startup is building a unique platform to allow students to take online classes that they can’t otherwise afford.

151
3 years ago

A startup to help students get the most relevant and affordable loans from the US government.

151
3 years ago

A program for students to learn the science behind the environments they work in and work to protect.

150
3 years ago

A tool to help law students study for exams and employers find top graduates. The startup provides a platform for employers to post jobs and students to apply.

150
3 years ago

Recruiting a new generation of workers for the tech industry by creating an online platform where college students can learn how to code and get jobs.

150
2 years ago

A startup that lets students plan their daily commute and get work done while they’re in transit.

150
3 years ago

A tool to help teachers identify students who need extra support, and groups them together so they can receive help and support.

149
3 years ago

This startup is building a platform for college students to manage their finances. It was built for students at a New York university, but the startup is raising a seed round to expand into more campuses.

149
3 years ago

A tool for schools to track their use of interactive whiteboards, with plans to add a student portal to the platform.

149
3 years ago

A startup that’s building an end-to-end GPS-based tracking app to help college students stay safe when they’re out on the town. The founders say that they’re already working with a number of colleges on their app, and that it’s been saving students from dangerous situations.

149
3 years ago

A startup for students to buy and sell textbooks through an online marketplace. The startup wants to simplify the process of buying textbooks for students and help them sell back their books when they’re done with them.

149
1 year ago

Zivgo is building a service that aims to help students find roommates, which is an oft-overlooked part of college life.

149
3 years ago

A tool for managing student debt, allowing users to “raise the rates they pay on student loan or credit card debt by a percent or more”.

148
3 years ago

A startup that wants to help people unload the debt they've accrued from student loans. They are currently working with 3,000 borrowers in the UK and hope to expand to the US in the next 12 months.

148
3 years ago

A student loan refinancing platform that allows borrowers to pay off their debt in a number of different ways, including a lump sum or a fixed payment.

148
9 months ago

A platform that helps students plan for their future careers. The startup helps students identify their interests, identify schools they should be applying to, and figure out which careers are in demand.

148
3 years ago

A startup that provides online courses for students in Africa to help them get college credit

146
2 years ago

A team of PhD students from the University of Pennsylvania is building a “smart alarm” that responds to the user and their environment to help them wake up in the morning.

146
3 years ago

A startup that provides software for college students to help them manage their grades and schoolwork

145
3 years ago

A startup that helps teachers use their classroom’s data to better serve their students. TeacherSitter tracks a teacher’s attendance, assignments, and grades, and helps them decide how to help their students the most.

145
3 years ago

A platform for selling online courses and subscriptions, allowing students to take online courses for credit and work towards certifications.

145
3 years ago

A tool for teachers to manage their grading, grading rubrics, and student assignments in the classroom.

144
3 years ago

A web-based platform for students to market and sell items they’ve made in their spare time.

144
3 years ago

A platform for communications between students and their professors, where students can ask questions and professors can respond.

144
3 years ago

A financial service for college students. The company is building a lending service for students.

144
3 years ago

A new platform for the next generation of musicians. Musikexplorer has a music school format, where the students get a chance to learn music and play in a band.

144
1 year ago

A student loan application that’s easier and less expensive to use

144
3 years ago

The startup wants to help students study in groups and learn from each other. It’s an app that makes it easy to create a study group.

143
3 years ago

Allows teachers to create lesson plans for their students, and customize them to their unique needs. The founders are hoping to recruit teachers to be the company’s first customers.

143
3 years ago

This startup helps students compare a college’s financial aid package to other colleges.

143
3 years ago

A startup that offers a student loan refinancing service specifically for those in the public sector.

143
1 year ago

A web-based platform for high school students to manage their academic progress and grades.

143
3 years ago

A company that lets teachers stream class lectures to the students in the classroom — and vice versa. The startup is currently working with 45 teachers and 10 school districts in the San Francisco Bay area.

142
3 years ago

A startup that aims to make a service for college students that helps them find and pay for housing, then pay it off through a loan.

142
3 years ago

A platform for students to learn from and connect with one another.

142
3 years ago

A way for teachers to track and analyze student performance, which they hope will eventually become a standard curriculum in schools.

142
3 years ago

A platform for college students to learn how to code with their peers, without being in the classroom. It did not qualify for YC.

142
3 years ago

A startup that helps students who are too busy to do their homework.

142
3 years ago

A platform for online learning, with tutoring and mentoring services. The startup is behind the new iPad app, which they say “enables teachers and students to practice and learn in real time from each other, with the help of a learning coach.”

142
2 years ago

A platform for companies to hire contractors, who can be sourced from colleges and universities. The startup has built a system for companies to pay for their services, and for the students to be paid.

142
3 years ago

A micro-app that helps teachers (and students) create and share lessons online. Zoono is currently in private beta, and is designed to help you teach, review, and grade lessons more efficiently by providing a single platform.

141
3 years ago

A startup that helps students and parents collect donations for their college education. The startup, which was founded in September, has raised $35,000 to date.

141
3 years ago

Idea : This company is trying to help foreign students in the US apply for student visas

141
3 years ago

A platform that connects people looking to go back to school with students willing to help each other out with things like homework, tutoring, and test prep. The founders say they’ve already helped more than 6,000 students fill out their applications and get into the class of their dreams.

140
3 years ago

A startup that provides a portal for students to post their projects and have them critiqued by teachers

139
3 years ago

A startup that connects high-quality tutors and students Tutors can set their own price

139
3 years ago

A tool to help connect students with secondary education with students in a similar grade at a university. The startup helps with translation and registration, and says it has successfully helped one student find a roommate for her roommate’s apartment.

139
3 years ago

A startup that helps students get their transcripts online for free.

139
3 years ago

Sphere is a new approach to online education based on the idea that online education is too expensive for many students and doesn’t provide high enough quality instruction. Sphere offers a free, high-quality education to anyone in the world.

139
3 years ago

This startup is building a video platform that allows teachers to share lessons with students and get feedback from them.

139
2 years ago

Partnering with the school system, the platform gives students real-time access to data about what their teachers are teaching, and how they’re doing.

139
3 years ago

A startup to help people choose a college that fits their personality. The app is a resource for students and parents looking for information about schools.

138
3 years ago

A platform for teachers and students to interact that can be used to share notes, assignments, and homework via a visual interface. They are developing a way for teachers to grade students' work in real time, as well as a way for students to get feedback from teachers and classmates in real time.

138
3 years ago

A startup that makes it easy for students to make their own online courses, based on the business model of Udemy. It gives them the ability to create their own courses and sell them.

138
3 years ago

Scrubly is a search engine that automatically detects plagiarism in text. The startup’s first product is a plagiarism tool that monitors students’ texts and flags any that could be misappropriated.

138
3 years ago

A streaming TV app for college students that manages a library of TV shows.

138
3 years ago

A text messaging service that uses automated language translation to translate the words of a conversation between two people in real time. It was started in 2012 by a group of PhD students and has raised just under $5 million in funding.

138
3 years ago

A platform for international students to find financial aid.

138
2 years ago

A college student product design team working to build an app that will “make life easier for international students” by making it easier to navigate the visa process in the U.S.

138
3 years ago

A platform that helps colleges and universities manage and share course-related data. The company claims to have over 300 clients, and at present has over 10M enrolled students.

137
3 years ago

Startup #7 is a marketplace for student housing. The company aims to transform the student housing industry, which is currently dominated by a small number of large corporations.

137
3 years ago

A company that builds smartphone apps for students, giving them access to course materials on the go.

137
3 years ago

Disrupting the $1.6 trillion global student loan market as we know it. According to the company, there are currently more than 200,000 different student loans, but very few of them are offered by the same company.

137
3 years ago

A platform for schools to track attendance and other important student data.

137
3 years ago

A program that matches and trains mentors with students in the Bay Area.

136
3 years ago

Idea: A startup that provides a small-scale, educational version of a Tesla Powerwall battery to budding solar panel users The company says that their product is the fastest-growing solar product in the United States, and has seen an 800% increase in the number of students using it

135
3 years ago

This startup is building an interactive platform for teachers, parents, and students to communicate and collaborate.

135
3 years ago

An online marketplace for university students where they can find internship opportunities, research and a community.

135
3 years ago

A startup that makes it easier for universities to use virtual reality to teach students.

135
3 years ago

A student-driven airline that’s been in operation for less than a month. Its founders are trying to get the airline off the ground by asking students to fund the startup, but now they’re asking for $25,000 to accelerate growth.

135
3 years ago

A new app that allows users to “virtually” connect with a well-known psychologist. The app was launched in April and is being used by students and their parents to help them better understand their experiences with mental illness.

135
3 years ago

A platform for creating and selling e-books, but targeted at high school students

134
3 years ago

Pitch: A learning platform for students, with gamification and a “social network” feeling.

133
3 years ago

A tool for teachers to visualize and understand the student body

133
3 years ago

Using AI to provide help and support to students in the classroom, school and home.

132
3 years ago

A startup that is building a SaaS platform for young people to find jobs on college campuses. The company is using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to help students and employers connect.

132
3 years ago

A startup that brings the “higher education experience” to students by connecting them with tutors. Notable alumni include Sarah Lawrence College, Harvard, and the University of Michigan.

131
3 years ago

A $100 credit card designed for students who want to pay down debt.

131
1 year ago

A tool for teachers to document interactions with their students and assess their progress.

131
3 years ago

A team of PhD students and professors are building a system to allow “mostly science-based” investors to bet on the stock market with a goal of making it accessible to those who are currently excluded from investing.

130
3 years ago

A platform that allows teachers to create interactive class lessons and distribute them to their students. The startup has raised $9.6 million in funding to date.

129
3 years ago

In an effort to identify people who are interested in starting a business, the Y Combinator Summer School offers select entrepreneurs the opportunity to learn from Y Combinator fellows while also receiving mentorship from Y Combinator partners. Since the school’s launch in 2011, over 400 students from around the world have participated.

129
3 years ago

The startup is developing a personalized learning platform that connects students with academic experts, helping them identify their strengths and weaknesses and to improve their grades. In a space that typically focuses on grades, the startup is looking to provide a holistic approach to learning.

129
3 years ago

A startup that serves as a personal assistant for financial aid, working with schools to help students get financial aid and scholarships.

129
3 years ago

This startup is building a student loan calculator for borrowers, to help them understand how much they will need to borrow in order to fund their degree.

129
1 year ago

This is a platform to help teachers connect with parents of their students. The startup wants to help teachers better track their students’ progress and have tools to make the system more efficient.

129
1 year ago

A free site and app designed to help college students save money. The site and app is designed to help students save money by finding deals, saving money on textbooks and other things, and building a list of things they need to buy.

129
3 years ago

A web-based tool meant to help teachers connect with parents of their students. The startup has $1.8 million in funding and a $5 million valuation.

128
1 year ago

A way to connect high-school students with mentors to help them get into college through video conferencing and mentoring. They’ve partnered with organizations like Teach for America and the Boys & Girls Club to help students prepare for college.

127
3 years ago

A startup that aims to help college students get answers to their questions about their health. There are an estimated 1.5 million students with health questions and a very limited number of resources to direct them to.

125
3 years ago

A “co-living” startup focused on the business side of student housing and aiming to become the Airbnb of college housing

125
10 months ago

A platform that allows students to buy books and attend lectures from their phone and tablet. The startup wants to help students get the most out of digital learning by enabling them to engage with the Internet from their phones and tablets.

125
3 years ago

A tool for students to earn money and help people finance their education.

124
3 years ago

A startup that helps students with their college funding by letting them save for it in a way that’s much easier than applying for a loan.

123
3 years ago

A student loan refinancing startup that helps students pay off their loans before they graduate.

123
3 years ago

The summer school is for students interested in learning programming and fundamental knowledge in computer science, with the intent of helping them be successful in college.

123
3 years ago

A company that helps find and hire doctors in the United States to serve as mentors for American students studying abroad.

123
2 years ago

A tool for non-tech students to learn about programming.

123
3 years ago

A video-sharing platform for high school students to share their work and connect with each other. The company’s goal is to provide a forum for high school students to share their work with each other, inspire each other, and connect with mentors.

122
3 years ago

A new startup that helps students learn how to do their own repairs by teaching them the basics of repair.

122
3 years ago

A startup that helps companies and students organize their schoolwork, store it, and share it

122
3 years ago

A tool for teachers to collaborate and review lessons with students, built as a web application.

122
2 years ago

A platform to help students communicate with professors and get feedback

122
3 years ago

The startup is building a platform to help academic institutions manage their students’ financial aid and fees.

121
3 years ago

A startup for college students looking for blue-collar jobs. The company is currently in its beta stage.

121
3 years ago

A tool for data wrangling for the human sciences. It’s designed for students and professors (and not just for those in computer science,) and is looking to build a community around the product.

121
3 years ago

A group of teachers who help people learn how to invest. The startup is using a subscription model to deliver the lessons, and has a minimum of 25 students per class.

120
3 years ago

A startup that is building a platform to allow high school students to build a career in technology.

120
3 years ago

A tool that helps college students and professors create, collaborate, and grade assignments.

120
3 years ago

A startup that’s building a “self-service digital environment” for legal firms and law students with a heavy focus on helping them find the right law firm for them.

120
3 years ago

A way for students to learn about the world’s best universities while earning college credits.

120
3 years ago

A tool that helps university students use social media to share and learn.

120
3 years ago

An in-app and website for education and training, partnering with institutions like the US Air Force Academy to teach students how to fly drones.

119
3 years ago

An on-demand recruiting platform that targets college students who are also looking for jobs and put them in touch with employers.

118
3 years ago

 This startup is building an app to help educators better track student performance in their classrooms.

117
3 years ago

A startup that lets you create a schedule of classes and events for the school year for a particular student.

117
3 years ago

A company that helps connect users with movers, whether it’s for students moving into a new apartment or for people moving out of an office.

117
3 years ago

Vela is an online tool that helps teachers organize and track student progress in their courses and subjects, in an effort to improve how teachers teach and students learn.

116
3 years ago

A tool that helps educators find free, on-demand software for teaching various subjects, and is also a tool to help teachers find free software to use to teach their students.

116
3 years ago

A platform for meal delivery to college students. Currently in a pilot with 40 students.

116
3 years ago

A company that helps students get into medical school by matching them with mentors. It takes a student’s application and provides recommendations on which medical school to apply to, based on the student’s chances of getting into medical school.

115
1 year ago

A startup that’s building a platform to help students take notes during lectures. Gogolink is launching a mobile app to help students take notes during lectures, and then share them afterwards.

115
9 months ago

A company that works with schools to connect teachers with students and helps them manage their accounts and budgets.

115
8 months ago

A way to make it easy for people to run their own online classes, charging them a small fee for each enrolled student.

115
3 years ago

A startup that helps teachers track students’ progress, in a way that can be used to incentivize or sanction students. They had an initial launch at the beginning of October.

114
2 years ago

DesiRad is a college group for Indian students in the US that makes it easier to find events and connect with others in the local community.

114
2 years ago

A startup creating a video tool for learning that allows students to share comments, questions, and content, helping teachers capture and rewind complex information.

114
3 years ago

A digital marketplace for students to buy and sell classes, with pricing based on student demand. The company has piloted the platform with 500 students, and will expand to other colleges and universities next year.

113
3 years ago

The Y Combinator summer school is a four-week program that teaches computer science fundamentals to top-tier high school students. The program was launched in 2010 by Paul Graham, the founder of Y Combinator.

113
3 years ago

A technology company that helps doctors manage and teach medical students and residents.

113
2 years ago

Carma is a marketplace for student housing that connects students with landlords, who can rent or buy student housing.

113
1 year ago

A tool to help students and teachers plan and track projects. It allows for collaborative planning via the web and an app for instructors.

113
1 year ago

Provides a credit score for students by combining data from their FAFSA and other sources to predict how they’ll perform on a loan or in the job market.

113
3 years ago

A platform for online classes that connects education providers with students in real time.

112
3 years ago

SaveUp is a one-stop shop for college savings plans in the US, Canada, and the UK. It works to save people money with a tool that automatically sends pre-tax contributions from employer to student's 529. The company has raised $1.5M in funding.

112
2 years ago

A tool to keep track of financial obligations, such as rent or credit cards or student loans.

112
3 years ago

This is a tool for teachers to grade students assignments. It also allows teachers to create lesson plans on their iPads.

111
3 years ago

A startup that helps teachers and students collaborate on homework and projects in real-time by connecting them through a chatroom.

111
3 years ago

A team that’s building a platform to publish and sell educational content for students in the US.

111
9 months ago

An online platform for teachers that lets them create course materials, send them to students, and get paid when they use it.

111
3 years ago

A startup that helps businesses market to high school students, instead of relying on the university market.

110
1 year ago

A startup for people who live in “no-man’s” land, like students and digital nomads.

110
3 years ago

A team of young women who are building an artificial intelligence system to help teachers teach students.

109
3 years ago

A company that provides a micro-insurance product for students to cover important expenses.

109
3 years ago

A startup that offers a way for teachers to create custom lesson plans for their students.

108
2 years ago

We will be building a tool that will empower companies looking to start an internship program to make it easier for students to find internships.

108
2 years ago

A student who wants to learn a new language can have his or her native speaker record a video of the learner speaking with their lips moving.

108
3 years ago

A mobile app that generates income for the user - a college student who buys cheap phone cases from China and resells them at a profit.

107
3 years ago

A tool for students that helps them track their progress and see how they’re doing in class. The company’s founders say they’re already working with a variety of colleges across the country.

107
3 years ago

A startup that produces custom, personalized, video profiles of students for online universities to use in marketing and recruiting.

107
3 years ago

A tool that helps teachers and students create and share lesson plans.

107
3 years ago

 A digital textbook and learning platform that makes it easy for teachers, students, and parents to create and share digital content.

107
2 years ago

A program for graduating students to match them with jobs and internships, pitching itself as an alternative to unpaid internships.

107
3 years ago

is a platform for selling used textbooks and keeping college students accountable for their books.

106
1 year ago

A Y Combinator alumni company that hopes to bring the concept of a “pickup artist” to students, in the form of a “dating coach”.

105
3 years ago

A new start-up that wants to make it easier for students to access their grades, assignments, and other materials. The company is currently offering a free plan for students and has raised a $2.5M seed round to date.

104
3 years ago

A “local” marketplace for students to find tutors and classes.

104
3 years ago

This startup wants to be the Airbnb of after-hours travel for dentists. Dentists can use the service to help students and interns for practice trips, and offer their own services to travelers looking for a dentist while on vacation.

104
2 years ago

A student org that helps startups with recruitment

104
2 years ago

One of the startup’s cofounders, Sumeet Singh, was born in India, raised in New Jersey, and still regularly wears a turban. Harsh and Singh met as PhD students at MIT.

103
3 years ago

An online marketplace for teachers. The startup is building tools that can assist teachers in managing their students' progress, and the creation and sharing of lesson plans.

102
3 years ago

A company that helps people with student debt consolidate their debts and pay them off, sometimes with a single monthly payment.

102
2 years ago

A student loan refinance platform. The company is looking to partner up with large banks to refinance student loans.

102
3 years ago

The founder of Code.org, a nonprofit working to make computer science education more accessible, wants to create a foundation to encourage high school students to learn software and programming.

101
3 years ago

A platform that helps universities and colleges create personalized online learning programs for students and teachers.

101
2 years ago

A social network for college students with over 20k students currently enrolled. Its founders are looking to build a student-focused influencer platform that’s optimized for mobile, with a focus on gaming and video content.

101
2 years ago

A school with a curriculum focused on the arts. The startup aims to create a curriculum that will help students learn “skills and techniques that they can put to use in a diverse range of fields”.

101
3 years ago

A software company that aims to provide a suite of tools to help people avoid missing payments. It handles a lot of the back end for consumer finance companies, including student loans and credit cards.

100
3 years ago

A tool that helps students learn how to write, and a subscription service that helps teachers use it in the classroom.

100
2 years ago

The company’s goal is to make the process of applying for visas easier for international students.

100
1 year ago

This platform helps teachers connect with students and their parents. They’re currently working with a school district in New York.

100
1 year ago

A social network for students to connect, stay organized, and learn new things.

100
3 years ago

A startup that helps schools make more money from their online activities by directing the money that students spend on school supplies and other items to the school.

99
3 years ago

A computer science student who wanted to help his parents, so he built a website for them to search for and buy used cars, and a mobile app to help them make appointments.

98
2 years ago

The app allows people to pay off their student loans with a 25% monthly discount, which they say can be used for a wide range of things.

98
1 year ago

A social app that helps college kids manage their homework. The startup, which was founded in May, has 3,000 students signed up to its service

98
3 years ago

A Y Combinator company that wants to help students apply for loans and scholarships, helping them create a portfolio of their work.

97
3 years ago

A financial literacy app for students. The startup is in the final stages of funding and gearing up to release its product.

97
2 years ago

This is a startup that builds financial products for the European travel industry, with a focus on the global student market. It offers a student loan re-finance product in the UK, as well as a personal loans product in the UK, Germany, and Ireland.

97
2 years ago

A company creating a platform for teachers to communicate to parents and students in a more effective way.

97
2 years ago

A company that helps medical students find clinical trials.

97
2 years ago

A group of students at Carnegie Mellon University are building a wearable that tracks the human heart rate, breathing, and activity. The technology is meant to be used for home wellness, but also to help with medical research.

97
3 years ago

 A free 3D printer for students and educators. The company is also launching a subscription service to provide access to more advanced models and features.

96
3 years ago

A tool to ensure that employees or students are taking the right amount of time off, based on company policies.

96
2 years ago

A company that helps teachers create lesson plans and 10 minute lessons that work on iPads, while the students listen and watch and learn

96
1 year ago

A startup providing financial planning and budgeting services for “millennials”, with a focus on students and young professionals.

96
2 years ago

A startup platform for students to find tutors, teachers, and other school professionals. It has already been featured on the Showcase Stage of Startup Battlefield.

95
2 years ago

A startup that wants to help people manage their student loan debt. The company takes a subscription model that pays off the loan over time.

95
2 years ago

A platform that allows schools to create digital badges for students, so they can be tracked easily.

95
2 years ago

A mobile app that helps individual teachers track and manage their students. The company is headquartered in New York and has over $5 million in funding.

95
2 years ago

A college student loan refinancing startup, which connects students with investors who can refinance their loans.

95
3 years ago

The company is building a tool to help students and families connect with counselors, with the goal of solving the “crisis of crisis counselors.”

94
2 years ago

A startup that helps students who want to study abroad to find the right program and university.

94
3 years ago

A startup that helps businesses advertise to college students, as part of a bigger initiative to build a community of college students for businesses.

93
2 years ago

A startup that wants to help students in the United Kingdom study abroad through a program that pairs them with a local student.

93
2 years ago

A tool to help teachers identify and meet the needs of their students.

93
1 year ago

A company that offers a risk scoring service for all types of loans, from student, to auto, to credit card.

93
1 year ago

A platform for college students to share knowledge about classes, instructors and professors, and for teachers to rate and review each other’s work.

93
3 years ago

A company that makes software to help colleges manage student enrollment and completion of classes via a single online system.

92
3 years ago

A platform to connect law enforcement and schools to reduce the risk of school shootings by allowing for anonymous tip-offs on students with behavioral issues.

92
2 years ago

A startup for students and parents, and a way for students and parents to communicate and share information with each other.

92
1 year ago

 A social network for reading and commenting on essays, essays that are created by students.

92
3 years ago

You take one of their books, but when you’re done you can download the PDF, which is much easier to read. They also have ebooks that include exercises, so if you’re a student, you can practice your reading over and over again.

91
2 years ago

A home-sharing platform for students on the move. It allows students to rent out rooms in their homes for short periods.

91
2 years ago

A video-based learning platform where students can ask questions to their teachers, while the teachers’ answers are displayed as video lessons.

91
3 years ago

A platform that brings medical students and doctors together for consultations via video calls. The company says it has more than a thousand doctors signed on, and that in its first six months it had $300,000 in revenue.

90
2 years ago

This startup is building a chatbot that helps college students with their college applications, applying for aid and paying their bills.

90
2 years ago

A platform for middle school and high school students to work on programming problems and then link that work with online learning platforms like Khan Academy and Coursera.

90
2 years ago

A platform for students to request tutoring, with the company taking a 20% cut from tutors’ earnings.

88
2 years ago

An artificial intelligence program that gives tutors human-like feedback to help students study better.

88
2 years ago

A startup that helps connect students with mentors as they prepare for interviews at top companies like Google and Facebook

88
2 years ago

A financial app for students that helps colleges accept payments directly from a student’s bank account, instead of charging fees or taking checks.

87
2 years ago

A more personal way to pay back student loans. The startup helps students manage their debt by putting on an income-based repayment plan. It’s a platform for students to create a customized plan and manage their debt.

87
2 years ago

A student loan refinancing company that helps borrowers get out of student debt by consolidating all their loans into one. It aims to make this process as simple as possible by allowing borrowers to make payments via their credit cards.

87
2 years ago

A one-on-one tutoring platform for students. The company has raised $43 million and is currently in beta in New England.

87
2 years ago

This service helps international students apply for visas, complete their medical exams, and file for work permits. They have 2 employees, with a goal to expand to 8.

87
2 years ago

A student loan software that helps students budget, plan, and control their loans.

87
2 years ago

A startup that helps college students get a better idea of their financial aid package.

87
1 year ago

A student loan company that aims to help students avoid debt by offering them a variety of options for dealing with their loans. The startup says that more and more students are turning to it to help them pay off their loans, with its average customer paying off their loans after five months.

87
2 years ago

Campus Labs’s goal is to help students find low-cost and free apartment rentals while still providing professional service and quality amenities

86
2 years ago

A tool for school districts to track their student populations, including how many absences are being taken and whether those absences are needed.

86
2 years ago

A startup that works with colleges to help students get jobs.

86
2 years ago

Build a digital community for college students. The startup wants to be the go-to place for students to find roommates, find jobs, look for housing, and more. One of the most interesting parts of the business is that the startup is actually building their own apartment complex, with all the services and amenities that go with it.

86
10 months ago

A startup targeting international students who are trying to apply to schools in the US.

86
2 years ago

College employment data is hard to get, and many prospective students are unaware of job-seeking opportunities in their region.

85
2 years ago

A team of students from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business built a prototype for a new way for consumers to share their data. The idea is to make the sharing of personal data easier and more social, and to use it to show users how to make better decisions.

85
2 years ago

A startup for managing student loans, connecting students with lenders and helping them get the best deals.

85
3 years ago

 This startup is building a credit score for students, using big data to analyze their school and academic performance, and then applying that to a credit score.

84
2 years ago

A mobile app designed to allow teachers to pair student collaboration tools with social media.

84
2 years ago

A student loan management app, designed to make the process of paying off student loans simpler.

84
2 years ago

A platform for student loans, with no upfront fees. They’re currently in talks with over 100 banks to make it available to their customers.

84
2 years ago

A tool for schools, teachers and administrators to monitor student behavior and see if there are any issues with the school, from bullying to attendance.

84
2 years ago

One-on-one tutoring for Indian school kids for standardized tests. The startup has a $3,000 monthly price point for up to five students, and it plans to expand to other markets in the next year.

84
3 years ago

A company that helps students pay for tuition with a prepaid debit card, available to any in the US. The startup has built a “pay to school” system that works with any college, university, or trade school. The startup doesn’t operate in Brazil.

83
2 years ago

A startup that helps high school students build their own websites. They’re launching in the US in 2019

83
2 years ago

 The startup offers a platform for students to share data on their college essays with professors.

83
2 years ago

A credit card for students to get the best interest rate possible

83
2 years ago

A personal finance tool for students, which helps them manage their loans and expenses.

83
2 years ago

A startup that wants to build a platform for higher education students to find jobs. It’s a new platform for students, businesses and recruiters, and it’s cheaper and less time-consuming than traditional job boards.

83
1 year ago

A new online community for college students. The founders want to help the over 6 million students who study in the US to stay connected.

83
2 years ago

A startup that wants to “be the go-to destination for students and professionals to discover, apply, and begin their careers in tech”.

82
2 years ago

The startup aims to be a peer-to-peer marketplace for student loans, to help students avoid high interest rates by borrowing from other students.

82
2 years ago

A platform that helps students find jobs, with a focus on students in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields and veterans.

82
2 years ago

This company is partnering with universities to provide an online solution to help students stay on top of their schoolwork. It’s especially useful for students in the US, where they say it’s hard to keep track of due dates.

82
2 years ago

An online marketplace for students to buy and sell things they don’t need.

82
2 years ago

A self-service platform for managing your student loan.

81
2 years ago

A platform for students to help each other study, with the beauty of the app being that it’s entirely transparent to the student.

81
2 years ago

This is a platform that helps people collect, organize, and manage all of their different loans, including student loans, mortgages and car loans.

81
1 year ago

A self-described “GMAT-killer”, which claims to help students improve their GMAT by more than 200 points.

81
1 year ago

A startup that allows teachers to create access points for students to see their notes and access other content.

81
1 year ago

 A startup that is building a marketplace for students to rent private tutors for their studies, allowing students to have one-on-one sessions with teachers who have the flexibility to come to students’ homes and classrooms.

81
2 years ago

A startup that makes the process of making a college application more streamlined and effective, by providing free tools and support to students.

80
2 years ago

A startup that helps high school students organize their activities through a student-specific calendar.

80
2 years ago

A startup that texts college students details about upcoming events, based on their interests.

80
2 years ago

A platform to help colleges teach students how to code. The startup will teach students how to code using the Drag & Drop interface, which is more intuitive compared to using more traditional programming languages.

80
2 years ago

A startup for school districts that provides teachers with the ability to interact more with their students. The startup is planning to launch a B2B version of the app later this year.

80
2 years ago

A platform for college financial aid, helping families track their student’s progress and figure out their eligibility.

80
2 years ago

A platform for students to take classes and tests online, with a focus on education in the developing world.

80
1 year ago

An e-learning platform for teachers, meant to help them customize coursework to fit the interests of different students.

80
1 year ago

 This is a new service that connects college students to help with their school work. Students can get a tutor via video chat, with the tutor providing help on homework and tests.

80
1 year ago

A startup for students to find and apply to jobs at big companies.

80
2 years ago

A startup that wants to create a “virtual cycle” for getting employees, students, and governments better benefits and services through “social innovation”.

79
2 years ago

The startup wants to bring online education to developing countries. It’s currently building its first pilots in India and Nigeria, where it’s pitched as a way to bring education to places that aren’t well-off enough to attract students from elsewhere.

79
2 years ago

A tool that will help students learn how to code, using a code-based framework to teach everything from HTML to CSS to JavaScript.

79
2 years ago

A 4th grade student created a video explaining the new health care bill and has over 1 million views on YouTube.

79
2 years ago

A startup for students to sell their books and textbooks. Students can also buy and sell textbooks for a fixed price.

79
2 years ago

This startup is focused on the education of kids, and works with schools to help them build custom curriculum for their students.

79
2 years ago

A product designed for students and young professionals, where one can send a request for a meeting, and the other can respond with a time and place. The company was founded in March, and is working on a handful of deals in Silicon Valley for the product.

78
2 years ago

The company works with college campuses and universities to provide the service to students and faculty, and uses machine learning to match students and prospective jobs.

78
2 years ago

A company that wants to give medical students the tools to study medicine.

78
2 years ago

A credit reporting platform designed to make it easier for borrowers to understand their credit scores and learn from their spending. It was built by a team of three grad students from MIT and TWC Labs, and was launched in July.

78
2 years ago

A student loan refinancing startup looking to help people consolidate their student loans by consolidating into a single loan from their bank

78
2 years ago

A startup that helps people learn how to code by building a website with drag-and-drop programming blocks. It’s currently being used by over 200,000 students, and the company says it has over $50 million in annual recurring revenue.

78
2 years ago

A social platform for students, with a focus on safety. It helps students connect with teachers, is a safe space for students to ask questions, and helps them find tutors or study groups.

78
2 years ago

A startup for managing expenses for students.

78
1 year ago

A software platform that helps teachers track student progress, grade assignments and differentiate instruction.

78
2 years ago

A software platform for high school students to build interactive, video game-style apps.

77
2 years ago

A social network for students, with a twist: Students can share their school activities with their friends, who can then follow them to see what they’re up to.

77
2 years ago

 A startup that curates a list of the best apps for you, whether you are traveling, a student, a parent, or just looking to discover new apps.

77
1 year ago

A platform that helps big companies, like hospitals and universities, manage their student enrollment

77
3 years ago

Idea: A more sustainable and affordable apartment building for college students

76
2 years ago

The startup is an online tool for getting and processing student loan payments.

76
2 years ago

A startup that brings the best talent from the world's best schools to teach you how to be a better coder. The startup is an elite teachers program that has sold out its next batch of spots to students from the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Denmark, and Israel.

76
2 years ago

A food delivery service for students at NYU’s dorms, so students don’t have to make their own food.

76
2 years ago

A team of students from the University of Cambridge are building a virtual assistant that learns from its users and automatically fills out tasks.

76
1 year ago

A startup that helps students in college and grad school build better resumes by having them share everything from their job board activity to how many hours they’re spending on side projects.

76
2 years ago

A platform for shared student housing that helps companies find better deals on apartments.

75
2 years ago

A tool that helps teachers share their “best practices” to students, and allow students to access them via video.

75
2 years ago

A platform that helps students get tutoring help from other students.

75
2 years ago

A platform that helps universities and colleges reach international students, especially those who are shy or don’t speak English well. It helps them find the right person or organization to help them with anything they need while they’re there.

75
1 year ago

An educational tool to help students with homework. The startup aims to make the process of learning more engaging and fun.

75
1 year ago

 A platform for tutors that helps students better understand how to study for tests by using AI-driven video reviews.

75
1 year ago

A startup that helps students organize homework assignments, grades and other school-related tasks.

75
1 year ago

A program that helps students apply to college, pay for it, and manage their financial aid.

75
1 year ago

This startup is building a tool to help high school students choose the right college for them. It uses data from over 100 top universities to help students pick the best fit.

75
1 year ago

A startup that helps teachers connect with their students through video clips and photos, with the aim of helping them see the student’s “story”.

75
2 years ago

A digital library for videos, books, and other media that are available to students at any time.

74
2 years ago

A startup that’s helping to teach 4,000 students a month in the Bay Area how to code.

74
2 years ago

A platform for collecting feedback from students and faculty.

74
1 year ago

A startup that is developing a smart, mobile version of the SAT that would allow students to take the exam in a way that fits with their schedules and lets them review their answers on the go.

74
1 year ago

The startup is building a platform for teachers to create skills for their students, and then to sell them to parents and students.

74
1 year ago

On the heels of their recently-launched $24 million Series A, this startup wants to make it easy for educators to organize lesson plans and track student progress.

74
2 years ago

A new way for universities to leverage their name brand in their recruiting, using algorithms to pair it with their students’ grades and other information.

73
1 year ago

A company that makes it easier and cheaper to pay back student loans. The startup is now taking payments via Stripe.

73
1 year ago

A tool for helping college students to find the cheapest tutors and instructors.

73
2 years ago

A tool that helps schools schedule their special events. The idea is simple: it’s a calendar for schools, which students can access to find out about upcoming events.

72
2 years ago

A company that helps teachers and students connect and collaborate by syncing them with each other and their teachers via a universal app.

72
2 years ago

A startup that wants to replace the tedious process of filling out financial aid forms in the US. US students and colleges can apply for aid with a form that automatically pulls in their data.

72
2 years ago

A startup that aims to educate students about college debt and financial aid, as well as cover all of the free services they offer, like money management course and career counseling.

72
2 years ago

A startup that helps people with debt or other financial obligations pay off their student loans faster with automated paychecks.

72
1 year ago

A solution that allows teachers to create a student Google Drive and Dropbox account from anywhere. The startup provides the tools for teachers to create this student account and then share their documents with the student. The student can then use these tools to keep their work secure and in sync, and create a digital repository for their work.

72
2 years ago

Since its founding in 2011, this nonprofit has built a library of online resources and tools for the disadvantaged, including an online database of nearly 100,000 student aid resources.

71
2 years ago

This startup provides a way for educators to set up a private Facebook group for their students to discuss problems and solutions in their field, with the private group being able to take part in online discussions.

71
2 years ago

A startup that’s building out a digital education platform that is open-sharing, student-led, and can adapt to a school’s needs.

71
2 years ago

A digital school for college students that helps them write better essays and get high school credits.

71
2 years ago

A platform for government to better manage and track the federal student loans that students take out every year.

71
1 year ago

An online platform that connects schools and businesses, allowing students to learn about careers by shadowing professionals for a day in their workplace. It’s a great way to introduce young people to the working world.

71
2 years ago

Provide an online marketplace for online courses to give students more choices when deciding what to take.

70
2 years ago

A web-based platform for teachers to create interactive learning materials by providing lesson plans and feedback to students.

70
1 year ago

A startup that helps people manage their student loans. The startup helps students manage their student loans and pay down debt faster.

70
1 year ago

A global platform that connects students and alumni with employers, with a focus on helping students transition to the workforce.

70
1 year ago

A platform for creating and connecting to groups of people who are passionate about a particular topic, like education or business. The B2B startup is looking to build a platform for teachers, students, and workers to collaborate and get better at their skills.

70
1 year ago

This is a startup that works with established brands to offer online courses and plans to monetize with a model of selling courses to a student’s family (like an on-demand learning service like Udemy or Coursera) and then charging them a commission fee. The startup has already built a few courses, and is also working on an AI-based chatbot for teachers.

70
2 years ago

A company that helps teachers all over the world teach students about animals in the natural world outside of school.

69
2 years ago

This startup is building an app that makes it easy for teachers to track their students’ progress, grades and progress in classes.

69
2 years ago

A web-based platform that helps students and students’ parents plan and sign up for college courses.

69
2 years ago

A student loan repayment platform that takes a percentage of each payment, rather than a flat monthly fee.

69
1 year ago

A “digital assistant” for schools and districts with a real-time video calling system where teachers and administrators can speak with each other, for example to record students’ test scores.

69
2 years ago

A company that helps students buy health insurance early, saving them money.

68
2 years ago

The startup wants to build an in-person recruiting marketplace for corporate campuses. The company has already built an app to help visiting college students find housing.

68
2 years ago

 This startup aims to build a platform for college students to simply and easily get internships.

68
2 years ago

A company that claims to be the only one that provides individualized bankers to help with student loans.

68
2 years ago

A startup that’s focused on helping students, parents, and teachers access academic content easily

68
2 years ago

A tool that helps students plan their courses and track their progress, with a focus on younger students.

68
1 year ago

A platform that offers an app that helps students find tutors online and connect them so they can get together and work.

68
1 year ago

A company that works with private kindergartens to improve the educational outcomes of students with special needs.

68
2 years ago

A global education platform for students, parents, and educators.

67
2 years ago

A micro-purchase tool for students to pay a particular school a specific amount, and also a tool for teachers to track the progress of a group of students. The startup was founded in July.

67
2 years ago

A company that uses data and AI to help schools and districts improve their academic performance and allows parents and students to compare schools and districts

67
2 years ago

A consumer finance app that will only work in the US. It’s meant to help people with student loans.

67
2 years ago

A company that sells low cost digital cameras to students, aiming to help them improve their photography.

67
2 years ago

A SaaS-based platform that helps people set up and manage a personal work environment with access to all the tools they need, such as email and file storage, with a focus on helping educators who struggle to collaborate with their students.

67
2 years ago

A startup that lets students take a virtual tour of college campuses, and find out what it’s like to attend their school.

67
1 year ago

A company that works with universities to improve student outcomes and career outcomes. A student facing a financial crisis might get a loan from a university, in order to help them pay tuition. But if their grades don’t improve, they might not be able to pay it back. The startup’s platform helps universities track their students and make sure they’re on track to graduate and are actually paying back their loans when they graduate.

67
1 year ago

This company wants to bring “disruption to the world of academic assessment” with a service that integrates analytics and data from multiple sources, allowing students to have a better understanding of their grades.

67
1 year ago

An electronic university degree and career guidance tool, built using intelligent algorithms meant to personalize the education experience based on a student’s interests and goals.

67
1 year ago

This startup is working on a new way to manage and keep track of employees. Currently visiting high schools to teach students how to code.

67
2 years ago

This startup wants to help students pay for college by cutting out the middleman. With EnrollMe, students can set up online accounts at their schools, then buy the school's textbooks, pay for the school's dorms and student meal plans, and then transfer those funds directly to their school.

66
2 years ago

A startup that aims to make student loans more affordable through peer-to-peer lending. They’re making a loan from a pool of other students.

66
2 years ago

This startup aims to connect students with instructors who can teach them what they’re interested in without requiring them to leave campus.

66
1 year ago

Create a platform for student loan borrowers to pay off their loans in monthly installments.

66
1 year ago

A system that allows students to use a specialized algorithm to grade videos on a curve.

66
1 year ago

A social network designed specifically for the medical industry by a medical student.

66
3 years ago

A startup that pays people to do research on topics they are interested in which is then written up into a paper and sold to students

65
2 years ago

A platform for college students to start a video production or podcast company, with a free online course for budding producers.

65
2 years ago

A startup that helps students find and apply for scholarships, their funding, and the information they need to apply.

65
1 year ago

An online platform to help med students learn and practice medicine.

65
1 year ago

This startup helps US companies deal with the $1.4 trillion in student loan debt.

65
1 year ago

A student-focused startup that charges students $2.50 a month to have student loan calculators and student loan information on their phones.

65
1 year ago

A platform for students to organize and manage their notes, but also for teachers to assign and organize their notes for their students.

65
1 year ago

A startup that helps schools and universities share lesson plans and curriculum with their students, who can follow them at home on their smartphone.

65
1 year ago

Smartsheet, the employee engagement and collaboration tool, is expanding into the education market by letting instructors and students collaborate on shared projects.

65
1 year ago

A startup that wants to help high school students build apps on their own time, and get paid.

65
1 year ago

An email-based education platform that helps high school students find scholarships, internships, and college courses.

65
1 year ago

A startup that helps students in India manage their finances, including paying their school fees, pay their parents back, and plan ahead for their next education.

65
1 year ago

A system that helps teachers (and their students) “go deeper” in their lessons by giving them instant feedback on how they’re doing.

65
2 years ago

A startup that helps people make the most of their work time. The product is currently live but their first product is a planning tool for college students to plan out their time.

64
2 years ago

A startup that helps students learn how to code. The startup is building a suite of tools that makes it easier for students to learn how to code.

64
2 years ago

Mathematica is an analytics tool for schools that helps teachers track student data and improve education. The founders say that the company has already helped over a million students.

64
2 years ago

A new textbook for medical students and residents, meant to help them learn and retain information.

63
2 years ago

A startup out of the London School of Economics that’s building a platform to help startup founders create their own student organizations.

63
2 years ago

A startup that tracks student grades and attendance

63
1 year ago

A team of students from the University of California at Berkeley and UC Santa Cruz came up with a game that’s meant to help improve emotional intelligence and emotional resilience for kids. The game is designed to be engaging and fun, but still help kids develop their emotions and thinking skills.

63
1 year ago

A company that works with colleges to streamline the student experience and save students money.

63
1 year ago

This startup is building an “airbnb for student housing”, allowing students to rent out their apartments to other students.

63
1 year ago

Building a platform for educators to create their own online course and make it available to their students.

63
1 year ago

A father-son team of developers who want to do something big with technology and education. They launched a free website for K-12 students to learn about programming.

63
1 year ago

A team of students at The University of Texas at Austin is building a platform that allows people to create community-based apps for their personal use. The app allows users to create their own app, which they can then share with friends and family.

63
11 months ago

A platform for college students to build portfolios and showcase their skills and interests.

63
10 months ago

A startup for college students that helps them find the right classes for them based on how they learn. The startup is aiming to reduce the time it takes to find the right classes for each student.

63
3 years ago

Idea: A startup that wants to teach students music through digital lessons

62
2 years ago

A startup that helps college students decide which courses to take and which ones to skip. They’re currently building a prototype app with over 5,000 students and 300 universities.

62
2 years ago

Startup working with schools and community organizations to link students and teachers with mentors.

62
2 years ago

A startup that wants to help colleges and universities adopt a more student-centered approach to their curriculum.

62
1 year ago

This startup offers a tool to help students better manage their time, giving them a way to break down their time into tasks and track their progress.

62
1 year ago

A language teacher platform for students to learn, practice, and test their language skills.

62
1 year ago

A free online platform that connects students with mentors, a combination that’s proven to help students improve their study habits along the way.

62
3 years ago

Idea: A startup that’s building a tool that lets you share your high school student’s grades and progress with colleges

61
2 years ago

A startup that connects teachers to their students, so teachers don’t have to find their students themselves. It also provides a teacher chat function for teachers to discuss students and review scores.

61
2 years ago

A digital library and museum in the cloud that brings history to life for young students and their families.

61
1 year ago

A personalized, gamified tablet game that teaches science concepts and helps students better understand the world around them.

61
1 year ago

A platform for hiring high schoolers for internships and college placement. The startup “focuses on bringing transparency and efficiency to the recruiting process for both employers and students”.

61
1 year ago

A video conferencing and live-streaming app for classrooms and student groups, meant to help people learn together.

61
1 year ago

 A startup that makes web-based software for managing student data.

61
1 year ago

A web-based teacher evaluation tool that helps schools choose teachers based on student performance.

61
1 year ago

A US-based startup that helps students get the best deals on laptops and tablets to help them get ahead in their education

61
1 year ago

A platform for connecting students to internships in their field, with a focus on the technical skills and experience that students need to land a job.

61
1 year ago

A startup that teaches students how to code, taking the place of expensive coding bootcamps.

61
1 year ago

The company is building a tool that helps schools track their individual student’s progress rather than relying on standardized test scores.

61
3 years ago

Idea: A job search app for college students and recent grads in the US It takes a gamified approach, with a focus on making the process of finding a job more fun

60
2 years ago

A startup that matches students with mentors who are already in fields of study that interest them, as well as companies. The startup claims it is already helping 25,000 students find mentors, and has been featured in The New York Times and The Washington Post.

60
2 years ago

A team of students from Carnegie Mellon’s Entertainment Technology Center have created a 3-D printed, low-cost, wearable camera that can “see” in the infrared spectrum and uses a thermal-sensing camera to detect objects.

60
2 years ago

A product that helps people who want to drop out of college after their first year. They say there are over 2 million students who drop out every year, and most of them can’t afford to go back to school after their first semester.

60
2 years ago

The company that makes the app for all students to be able to learn about, organize and access their purchasing power.

60
1 year ago

A software company that uses AI to reduce the manual work involved in filling out education forms for student loans.

60
1 year ago

A company that tracks student loan default rates.

60
1 year ago

An AI-powered platform that enables customers to compare loan options and choose the lowest monthly payment, with a focus on student loans.

60
1 year ago

A student loan repayment app that connects borrowers with a network of financial services companies that can help them refinance their loans.

60
10 months ago

A tool for students to connect with mentors, get tutoring, and get feedback on their work.

60
3 years ago

Idea: A company that builds a mobile app that provides a “visual, interactive experience” for the middle school/high school students to buy and sell items to one another.

59
2 years ago

A tool for schools to manage their student records. It’s a feature-rich K-12 management system, with a reporting dashboard, time tracking, and grading for administrators.

59
2 years ago

A platform for educators to share content, listening and other materials for students, teachers and parents.

59
2 years ago

A tool that helps professors get students prepared for in-person job interviews.

59
1 year ago

Skoolie is a software platform that lets you create, manage, and use a network of student-run vehicles. The startup lets parents create a fleet of cars and manage them via a cloud-based app. Parents can also help their students learn the importance of driving, and earn a little money on the side.

59
1 year ago

A startup that helps people who want to move from the US to Ireland save on immigration costs by helping them get international student visas.

59
1 year ago

A startup that has a digital library of teaching materials for US schools, including lessons and quizzes. The startup is looking to improve the quality and quantity of content available, and they’re hoping that teachers and students will use the platform as a resource.

59
1 year ago

A startup that helps banks offer more types of student loans. Currently, colleges only offer one type of loan and banks have to partner with a third-party company to offer a student loan. The startup’s goal is to allow banks to offer their own student loan service, or to partner with third-party companies to offer their own version of a student loan.

59
1 year ago

A platform for college students to connect and collaborate on projects. The service allows students to connect with other students in their school and city and launch projects together. There are currently over 100,000 students using the platform.

59
5 months ago

An online platform that helps teachers collaborate, allowing them to record and share lessons in real-time. The startup allows teachers to record their lessons and then publish them online to allow students to learn with others.

59
2 years ago

A startup that builds a toolset for Nigerian students to learn English.

58
2 years ago

This startup is building a platform that integrates with existing accounting systems to make them more efficient and less expensive. This is the first class to have a student who is a full-time employee of a company, which the startup says is rare for a YC company.

58
1 year ago

A startup working on a platform to help millennials pay off student debt.

58
9 months ago

This company is developing a set of mobile apps that simplify the process of securing student loans.

58
3 years ago

A startup that provides a service for students who are starting a business to teach them how to apply to accelerators, which ones are best and what to expect

57
2 years ago

Parchment is building a personalized education platform for students, parents, and teachers. Parchment uses artificial intelligence to identify the people in your life who share your interests, then helps match them with relevant educational content.

57
2 years ago

A software startup that is building a platform for education to improve the quality of schools