CanopyLAB amongst the 8 finalists to pitch at XcitED, the world’s largest edtech startup competition

Eight companies have been picked to pitch in front of a jury at the Nordic-Baltic Semifinals in the world’s largest edtech startup competition at XcitED event in Helsinki on November 30th 2021 in Helsinki, Finland. CanopyLAB will represent Denmark.

XcitED states the following about the eight companies and the competition: “Edtech is one of the fastest growing markets in the world, where the needs for educational solutions have never been higher. The Nordic and Baltic edtech scene is flourishing and we have many promising and exciting entrepreneurs in our countries, ready to take a position as the best and most competitive in the world. With an internationally renowned education system, good at developing future skills like collaboration, creativity and entrepreneurship, we have all the ingredients needed to be the home for the next edtech supernova. Our finalists are great examples of this”.

You can view the full list of The Nordic-Baltic Semifinalists here:

Astrid Education Meaningful storytelling with an engaging AI-powered learning journey to help kids and teens around the world become fluent, confident English speakers.(Sweden)

CanopyLAB A social learning platform and community powered by AI. (Denmark)

Grapho Group The early literacy game made by scientists. (Finland)

Hypocampus A study platform streamlining the learning process. (Sweden)

iSpeak App Learn English with short interactive videos from the best teachers around the globe.(Lithuania)

Peaqs A high level learning game platform that combines a project development process with a virtual stock market engine for real-time valuation and peer feedback. (Denmark)

Skolon With all your digital resources in one place, Skolon is the easiest way to work digitally at school.(Sweden)

WecoPlay Play and learn, a collection of learning games and activities for large interactive screens. (Denmark)


About GESA:

Global EdTech Startups Awards (GESAwards) is an initiative led by a group of leading education innovation organizations from across the world. The Awards identifies, showcases and recognizes the world’s most promising EdTech startups of the year and semifinals take place all over the world. The Global Finals will take place in London in 2022.


About XcitED:

GXcitED is a yearly edtech conference that gathers together education professionals, edtech entrepreneurs, impact investors and innovators from all around the world. This year’s XcitED will be held on-site on the 30th of November.