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Student Startup Ideas



2 years ago

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

2,164
2 years ago

A startup that sells clothes designed by students of fashion schools

1,764
1 year ago

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

1,523
8 months ago

A startup that improves students’ math skills

757
2 years ago

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

603
6 months ago

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

558
1 year ago

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

514
9 months ago

A way to help students study online with friends.

488
8 months ago

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

448
2 years ago

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

290
2 years ago

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

269
1 year ago

A student loans platform, which has 4 million users

167
1 year 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.

165
10 months 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.

155
4 months ago

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

153
1 year ago

A mobile app for managing student financial aid.

150
1 year ago

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

150
1 year 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.

145
2 years ago

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

140
1 year ago

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

140
2 years ago

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

139
2 years ago

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

138
2 years ago

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

137
2 years ago

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

136
2 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.

135
2 years ago

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

134
2 years ago

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

134
2 years ago

A mobile app that connects students with free tutoring.

134
1 year ago

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

134
2 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.

132
2 years ago

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

132
1 year 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.

132
2 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.

130
2 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.

130
1 year ago

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

130
2 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.

129
2 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.

129
2 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.

128
2 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.

128
1 year ago

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

127
2 years ago

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

126
2 years ago

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

125
2 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.

125
1 year ago

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

125
2 years ago

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

124
1 year ago

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

124
2 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.

122
2 years ago

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

122
2 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.

122
2 years ago

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

120
2 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

119
1 year ago

A platform for students to find study groups

119
2 years ago

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

118
2 years ago

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

118
2 years ago

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

117
2 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.

117
2 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.

117
2 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.

117
2 years ago

A student loan refinancing startup.

116
2 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.

116
2 years ago

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

116
2 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.

116
2 years ago

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

115
2 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.

115
2 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.

114
2 years ago

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

114
2 years ago

Online learning platform for high school students.

114
2 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.

113
2 years ago

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

113
2 years ago

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

112
2 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.

112
1 year 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.

112
2 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.

111
2 years ago

A tool for finding student housing.

111
2 years ago

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

111
2 years ago

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

110
2 years ago

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

109
2 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.

109
2 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.

109
2 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.

109
2 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”.

109
2 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.

109
2 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.

109
2 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.

109
1 year 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.

109
2 years ago

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

108
2 years ago

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

108
2 years ago

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

107
2 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.

107
2 years ago

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

107
2 years ago

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

106
1 year ago

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

106
2 years ago

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

105
2 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.

105
2 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.

105
1 year 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.

105
1 year ago

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

105
2 years ago

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

104
2 years ago

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

104
2 years ago

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

104
2 years ago

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

104
2 years ago

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

103
2 years ago

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

103
2 years ago

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

103
2 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.

103
2 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.

103
2 years ago

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

102
2 years ago

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

102
1 year ago

A tool for teachers to visualize and understand the student body

101
2 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.

100
2 years ago

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

100
2 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.

100
2 years ago

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

100
2 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.

100
2 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.

99
2 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.

99
2 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.

99
1 year 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.

99
2 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

98
2 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.

98
2 years ago

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

98
2 years ago

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

97
2 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.

97
2 years ago

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

97
2 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.

97
1 year ago

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

97
2 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.

96
2 years ago

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

96
2 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.

96
2 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.

96
2 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.

95
2 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.

95
2 years ago

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

95
2 years ago

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

95
2 years ago

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

94
2 years ago

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

94
2 years ago

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

94
2 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.

93
2 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.

93
2 years ago

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

93
2 years ago

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

93
2 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.

92
2 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.

92
1 year 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.”

92
2 years ago

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

91
1 year ago

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

91
1 year 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.

91
2 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.

90
2 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.

90
2 years ago

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

90
2 years ago

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

89
1 year ago

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

89
2 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.

88
2 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.

87
2 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.

87
2 years ago

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

87
2 years ago

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

87
2 years ago

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

87
1 year ago

A platform for international students to find financial aid.

87
1 year ago

A student travel concierge service.

87
2 years ago

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

86
2 years ago

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

86
2 years ago

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

86
2 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.

86
2 years ago

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

86
2 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.

85
2 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.

84
2 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.

84
2 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.

84
2 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.

84
2 years ago

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

84
1 year ago

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

84
1 year 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.

84
8 months ago

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

84
2 years ago

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

83
2 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.

82
1 year ago

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

82
1 year ago

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

82
2 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.

81
1 year 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.

81
1 year 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.

81
2 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.

80
1 year ago

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

80
1 year ago

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

79
2 years ago

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

78
2 years ago

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

78
1 year ago

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

78
1 year ago

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

78
1 year 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.

78
2 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.

77
1 year 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.

77
1 year ago

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

77
1 year ago

A platform to help students communicate with professors and get feedback

77
1 year ago

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

77
2 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.

76
1 year ago

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

76
2 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.

75
1 year ago

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

74
1 year 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.

74
1 year 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.

74
1 year 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.

74
1 year ago

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

74
2 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.

72
1 year ago

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

72
1 year ago

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

72
1 year 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.

72
2 years ago

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

71
1 year ago

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

71
1 year ago

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

71
2 years ago

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

70
1 year ago

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

70
2 years ago

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

69
2 years ago

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

68
2 years ago

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

68
1 year ago

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

68
1 year ago

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

68
1 year 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.

68
1 year 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.

68
1 year ago

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

68
11 months ago

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

68
1 year 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.

67
1 year ago

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

67
2 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.

66
10 months ago

Helping students plan and execute their college visits.

66
7 months ago

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

66
1 year ago

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

65
1 year ago

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

65
1 year ago

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

65
1 year ago

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

64
1 year 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.

64
1 year ago

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

63
1 year ago

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

63
2 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.

62
2 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.

62
1 year 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.

62
1 year 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.”

62
1 year 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.

61
2 years ago

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

60
1 year ago

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

60
1 year 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.

60
1 year 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.

60
1 year ago

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

59
1 year 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.

59
1 year 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.

59
1 year ago

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

59
1 year 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.

58
1 year ago

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

58
1 year ago

A student org that helps startups with recruitment

58
11 months 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.

58
10 months ago

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

57
1 year 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.

56
1 year ago

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

56
1 year 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.

56
1 year ago

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

56
6 months 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.

56
1 year 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.

55
1 year 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.

55
11 months 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.

55
1 year 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.

54
1 year ago

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

54
5 months 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.

54
1 year ago

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

53
1 year ago

A company that helps medical students find clinical trials.

53
8 months ago

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

53
1 year ago

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

52
1 year 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.

51
1 year ago

A self-service platform for managing your student loan.

51
1 year ago

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

51
7 months ago

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

51
11 days 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.

51
1 year 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.

50
6 months 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.

50
1 year 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.

49
1 year 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.

49
1 year 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.

49
6 months ago

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

49
4 months ago

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

49
1 year 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.

48
1 year 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.

48
1 year 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.

48
1 year ago

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

48
1 year ago

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

48
1 year 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.

48
1 year ago

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

48
4 months ago

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

48
1 year 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.

47
1 year ago

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

47
1 year ago

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

47
1 year 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.

47
1 year ago

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

47
7 months 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.

47
1 year ago

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

46
1 year ago

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

46
1 year ago

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

46
1 year ago

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

46
8 months 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.

46
8 months 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.

46
7 months 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.

46
1 year ago

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

45
10 months 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

45
8 months 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”.

45
1 year ago

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

44
1 year ago

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

44
1 year ago

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

44
1 year 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.

44
1 year ago

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

44
1 year ago

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

44
7 months ago

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

44
3 months ago

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

44
1 year ago

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

43
1 year ago

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

42
1 year 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.

42
1 year ago

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

42
1 year 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.

42
1 year ago

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

41
1 year ago

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

41
1 year 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.

41
10 months ago

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

41
10 months ago

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

41
10 months 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.

41
4 months ago

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

41
1 year 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.

40
1 year 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.

40
11 months ago

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

40
1 year ago

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

39
1 year ago

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

39
1 year ago

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

39
1 year 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.

39
11 months ago

A platform for collecting feedback from students and faculty.

39
10 months ago

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

39
7 months 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.

39
1 year ago

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

38
1 year ago

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

38
1 year 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.

38
1 year ago

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

38
11 months 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.

38
7 months ago

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

38
3 months ago

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

38
1 year ago

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

37
1 year 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.

37
1 year 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.

37
1 year ago

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

37
8 months 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.

37
7 months 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.

37
1 year ago

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

36
1 year 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.

36
1 year ago

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

36
1 year ago

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

35
1 year 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.

35
1 year 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.

35
1 year ago

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

35
11 months ago

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

35
6 months 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.

35
4 months ago

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

35
1 year ago

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

34
1 year ago

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

34
10 months ago

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

34
8 months 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.

34
6 months 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.

34
6 months ago

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

34
4 months ago

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

34
1 year 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.

33
1 year 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.

33
1 year 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.

33
11 months 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.

33
7 months ago

A startup for managing expenses for students.

33
5 months ago

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

33
1 year ago

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

32
10 months ago

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

32
10 months ago

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

32
9 months ago

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

32
8 months ago

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

32
7 months 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.

32
7 months ago

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

32
6 months ago

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

32
2 years ago

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

31
6 months ago

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

31
5 months 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.

31
4 months ago

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

31
1 year ago

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

30
10 months 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.

30
10 months ago

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

30
10 months 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.

30
9 months ago

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

30
7 months 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.

30
4 months 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.

30
2 months 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.

30
22 days 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.

30
1 year ago

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

29
11 months 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.

29
11 months ago

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

29
10 months 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.

29
4 months ago

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

29
1 year 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

28
8 months 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.

28
7 months 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.

28
6 months 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.

28
6 months ago

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

28
5 months 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.

28
4 months ago

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

28
3 months 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.

28
1 year 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.

27
11 months 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.

27
11 months ago

A software startup that is building a platform for education to improve the quality of schools and the educational experience for students.

27
10 months ago

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

27
9 months 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.

27
8 months 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.

27
7 months ago

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

27
6 months ago

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

27
5 months ago

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

27
3 months 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.

27
3 months ago

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

27
1 month 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.

27
2 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

26
2 years ago

Idea: A startup that helps people who are new to a city find places to live. The startup is targeting international students, new workers and the like, and aims to partner with landlords to make a profit.

26
1 year ago

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

26
7 months ago

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

26
5 months ago

A product for online learning platforms, like Coursera and Udacity, that connects every student and tutor face to face. It aims to simplify the e-learning experience for beginners and help students avoid the “ beginner’s paradox”.

26
5 months 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.

26
4 months ago

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

26
3 months 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.

26
3 months ago

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

26
3 months ago

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

26
2 months 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.

26
11 months 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.

25
7 months 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.

25
6 months ago

A startup that tracks student grades and attendance

25
8 months 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.

24
6 months ago

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

24
6 months ago

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

24
5 months 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.

24
5 months ago

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

24
4 months ago

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

24
4 months ago

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

24
4 months ago

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

24
3 months 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.

24
11 months 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.

23
8 months ago

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

23
8 months ago

A startup that connects people looking for Asian exchange students to those looking to make a move overseas. The startup, which was founded in May, launched with a $300,000 seed round in June.

23
5 months ago

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

23
2 years ago

A startup that sells clothes designed by students of fashion schools and helps them get exposure and eventually graduate from design school

22
11 months ago

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

22
7 months ago

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

22
6 months ago

A digital platform that uses technology and data to help students study better, helping them make better decisions about what to study and when to study.

22
6 months ago

A mobile-only credit card application for students.

22
5 months ago

A team of students from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, have built a bitcoin ATM in their dorm room and are now taking orders from students around the world. The students are hoping to raise $10,000 to bring their ATM to the next level.

22
5 months ago

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

22
4 months ago

A company that helps college students apply for jobs and internships. The startup is backed by Y Combinator.

22
3 months ago

This startup solves problems for the for-profit education industry by making it easier for students to file complaints, gain access to records and seek out new teachers.

22
2 months ago

A startup that provides students with better results from their assignments with a more effective learning process that can be tracked and graded.

22
1 month ago

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

22
1 year 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.

21
7 months ago

A team of students who want to turn their passion into a business. They’re looking to build a product that allows users to take an image with them on the go and have it instantly printed on a variety of different products, like t-shirts, posters, and even phone cases.

21
6 months 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.

21
6 months ago

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

21
6 months ago

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

21
5 months ago

The goal of this startup is to collect a network of people who can help students navigate the world of college admissions, from financial aid to college visits. The company wants to lower the amount of money students spend on college and make admissions decisions more transparent.

21
3 months ago

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

21
7 months ago

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

20
1 month ago

This app is designed to help high school students organize their free time to find things to do, meet friends and plan their after-school activities. It’s B2B, with a small school setting where it tries to help teachers create a network of students with similar interests to help them plan their after-school schedules.

20
29 days 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.

20
2 months 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.

19
2 months ago

A company that tracks student loan default rates.

19
2 months ago

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

19
2 months ago

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

19
2 months ago

A startup that enables online students to do homework over Skype.

19
24 days ago

A platform intended to connect students and professors “across borders”.

19
2 years ago

Idea: Mobile App that shows students what colleges are like

18
2 years ago

Idea: A startup for organizing course reading materials, meant to help students read more.

18
6 months ago

A startup focused on making education more accessible to international students.

18
6 months ago

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

18
4 months ago

An online platform for college students to get loan options from multiple lenders, and compare rates and terms.

18
5 months ago

A company that has a “pay-as-you-go” on-demand concierge service for students and millennials. The company’s founders want to help students focus on schoolwork and leave the rest to others, and plan to launch in early 2020.

17
4 months 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”.

17
3 months ago

 A startup building a system that allows school districts to manage their student’s summer break. The system would integrate with school districts’ existing timekeeping systems and calendars, so that students can be allotted days off throughout the summer to spend with their families or with internships or jobs.

17
1 month ago

A way for teachers to teach their classes online. Teachers pay $10 per online class, and it’s free for students.

17
2 years ago

A startup that provides tutoring services for students so that they can get better grades and get into better colleges

16
2 years ago

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

16
2 years ago

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

15
2 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.

15
3 months ago

A student loan refinancing platform from Y Combinator alum Brick Road, launched in August with $10 million in venture funding. Brick Road talks about helping borrowers get lower rates than the ones offered by banks, and promising a “low-cost, low-equity” funding source.

15
2 months ago

A platform for college students and graduates to rent offices. The company says it has flown over 100,000 students and graduates to over 900 locations around the world.

15
2 months ago

An online learning tool for those with a background in IT to learn the latest in cybersecurity. The startup is looking to partner with schools and other companies to help teach students.

15
1 month ago

A startup that makes online-only courses available to enrolled students, who can watch them during a class or at their own pace.

15
1 month ago

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

15
1 month ago

Video chat for students, with an emphasis on video quality and an option for students to get reimbursed for video-calling.

15
1 month ago

Cannabook is a blockchain-based platform connecting students to the medicinal cannabis industry by building a network of students, educators and cannabis professionals. The startup is building a network that connects students with cannabis professionals, helping them make connections and learn more about the industry.

15
2 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

14
2 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

14
2 years ago

Idea: A mobile app trying to solve the ‘rejection’ problem that young students face when applying for jobs and internships A person can apply for jobs via the app and be notified if they’re not qualified, but it’s aimed at helping young people get over the shame of being rejected

14
3 months ago

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

14
1 month ago

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

14
2 years ago

Idea: A startup that’s building a tool for online tutoring, but its focus is on the digital-first approach it’s taking: the startup sees the future of education as a lot more digital, and so it’s building a teaching platform that works with students’ tablets and phones.

13
2 years ago

Idea: A startup that provides students with an online forum to help each other figure out what career paths they should take.

12
2 years ago

Idea: A startup that’s building an app to help students make their resumes more attractive to employers.

12
2 years ago

Idea: A startup that is building a system to help schools more easily track student attendance and track student attendance more effectively.

12
3 months ago

A platform for public and private schools that allows students to plan their schedules, collaborate with classmates and teachers, and track their progress.

11
2 months ago

A student-first, customizable, open-source learning platform that creates custom learning paths for K-12 students.

11
2 months ago

A grocery delivery service for NYU students. The company was named one of the 10 best new companies of the year from Start-Up America.

11
1 month ago

As the founder of a peer to peer marketplace for student tutoring, the founder of TutorPal aims to help low-income families, people with disabilities and others get access to help with their studies.

11
19 days ago

A student loan tracker that helps borrowers make payments and pay off loans. The startup is built to be more effective than a loan payment calculator and more comprehensive than student loan websites.

11
2 years ago

A startup that provides a service for people to create a course about something they’re an expert in and then sell that course to students

10
2 years ago

A startup that is a marketplace for furniture that is designed by students of architecture school

10
2 years ago

Idea: Sofi is a lending program for student loans They say they can get a loan to anyone in 6 minutes, and don’t charge a processing fee The company is currently lending $3,000 loans (via a credit line) to students

10
2 years ago

Idea: A startup that helps students and recent grads find and apply for jobs The target market is students who are pretty much guaranteed to get a job, but the startup’s ambitions are much larger

10
2 years ago

Idea: A music education startup that wants to provide teachers for music students in a Snapchat-like interface.

10
1 month ago

A platform for college students to sell and trade textbooks, with an emphasis on supporting students who want to cut costs and get the book right away.

10
14 days ago

A video chat app for students in the US, who are looking to make video calls with professors and classmates.

10
2 years ago

Idea: A platform for schools to offer their students free access to the Khan Academy

9
2 months ago

An online platform that uses AI to provide digital tutoring to K-12 students. The startup says it’s built a “supercomputer” to train digital tutors to help students with math and other subjects.

9
1 month ago

A digital platform for university students to connect, organize, and share resources. The startup is looking to bring the digital revolution to universities, providing a place for students to meet, organize, learn, study, and connect.

8
20 days ago

An educational app for teens, designed to help them learn and practice their English language. The first release of the app, with 11,000 users, is aimed at high school students, most of whom are 14 and 15 years old.

8
1 month 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.

7
1 month ago

An online marketplace for student housing that tracks real estate transactions and provides analytics on the inventory.

6
10 days ago

A startup that helps college students pay for school. It’s a marketplace for students to borrow money from other students, a sort of peer-to-peer student borrowing.

6
8 days ago

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

5
1 day ago

A startup founded by MIT graduate students that’s working on a way to build robots with human-like dexterity.

3
2 years ago

A startup that provides a service to help students prepare for college

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2 years ago

Idea: A SaaS for student loans that helps borrowers keep track of their loans and what they’re paying, as well as offers advice.

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2 years ago

Idea: A personal finance management startup for college students. The startup helps students budget their expenses with the intention of graduating debt-free.

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