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101 Top Education Startups and Companies in Ireland (2021)

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This article showcases our top picks for the best Ireland based Education companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Education industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Ireland Education Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Future Finance

Future Finance

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Future Finance is a non-government lender that offers student loans.

Shaw Academy

Shaw Academy

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Shaw Academy is on a mission to deliver higher education at lower cost through proprietary technology.

Shaw Academy

Learnosity

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Learnosity provides the technology framework for authoring, assessment delivery, and reporting for the world’s best assessment solutions.

Shaw Academy

Immersive VR Education

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They plan to provide fully Immersive Virtual Reality Education experiences to help educate students of all ages.

Shaw Academy

Alison

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Alison is an empowerment platform and a global leader in free education. It offers B2C and B2B eLearning solutions.

Shaw Academy

Code Institute

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Code Institute delivers intensive Full Stack web development training programmes.

Shaw Academy

Homestay.com

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Homestay accommodation connects guests with live-in hosts who open their homes to travelers.

Shaw Academy

TeachKloud

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TeachKloud is the first platform that allows preschool providers to assess their compliance levels in their country.

Shaw Academy

Irish Global Health Education Innovation

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Irish Global Health Education Innovation is an online medical education company that delivers university accredited postgraduate courses.

Shaw Academy

Adaptemy

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Adaptemy is a classroom-focused adaptive learning platform.

Shaw Academy

Terminalfour

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TERMINALFOUR is a digital engagement and web content management platform (WCMS) for higher education.

Shaw Academy

DropChef

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DropChef makes it incredible easy to cook midweek dinner.

Shaw Academy

VSware

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VSware is a cloud and mobile-based school administration and timetabling platform.

Shaw Academy

StarHire 365

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StarHire 365 is an educational training platform that offers professional training in the field of information technology.

Shaw Academy

ETU

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ETU helps the world’s leading companies design and build immersive learning simulations.

Shaw Academy

Digitary

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Digitary helps universities to issue digitally certified transcripts, degrees and other documents. Lower costs, great student experience

Shaw Academy

Innopharma Labs

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Innopharma Labs provides technology and education solutions for the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry.

Shaw Academy

Lero

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Lero is the Irish software research center, focused on advancing the state-of-the-art in software engineering and related topics.

Shaw Academy

Tigers Childcare

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Tigers Childcare is provides high quality early education and care for children age 4 months to 13 years.

Shaw Academy

UX Design Institute

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UX Design Institute, the global leader in UX education and certification (formally known as UXTraining).

Shaw Academy

Camara

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Camara uses technology in disadvantaged communities to improve education.

Shaw Academy

ICHEC

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Irish Centre for High-End Computing

Shaw Academy

Learn Chinese Plus

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Learn Chinese Plus is connecting people, passion & education through technology with award-winning live online tuition

Shaw Academy

Way2Pay

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Way2pay from Schoolspace is an income collection tool which enables schools to become cashless over time.

Shaw Academy

Zeeko

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Zeeko wants to equip parents and teachers with the knowledge and tools to protect children online.

Shaw Academy

digedu

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Digedu aim to democratise education by empowering ambitious people to learn, work, and thrive through online education.

Shaw Academy

WBT Systems

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WBT is a consulting firm focus on education and certification programs.

Shaw Academy

FIT

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FIT’s mission is to build an inclusive Smart Economy.

Shaw Academy

Animated Language Learning

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Animated Language Learning is a developer of software that assists in the development of speech and language.

Shaw Academy

Foyle International

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Foyle International offer a wide range of courses such as General & Examination English and Erasmus+ Internships.

Shaw Academy

Smyths Toys

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Smyths Toys Superstores are a leading provider of children’s toys and entertainment products

Shaw Academy

Q-Validus

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Q-Validus was developed to help clients bring their learning and accreditation programmes

Shaw Academy

My|Money

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My|Money is an interactive web portal that provides unbiased, impartial financial, information and expert advice.

Shaw Academy

GoConqr

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GoConqr is a free online learning platform where you can create, share and discover learning resources.

Shaw Academy

LearnSignal

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LearnSignal is a Flexible & Affordable Online Accountancy & Business College

Shaw Academy

TestReach

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TestReach is a unique online application that provides both online exam supervision and testing capabilities over the web.

Shaw Academy

Educatly

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We help you get into the University of your dreams. We are the only platform with all the information you need to Study Abroad

Shaw Academy

CCKF

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Intelligent Adaptive Learning

Shaw Academy

CJ Fallon

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A provider of print and digital educational content to primary and secondary schools in Ireland.

Shaw Academy

Bowsy

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Bowsy is a new marketplace that connects university students and employers through remote study related work

Shaw Academy

Intuition Publishing

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Knowledge management, enterprise training, eLearning

Shaw Academy

DIFC

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Dubln International Foundation College

Shaw Academy

Kubicle

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Kubicle is an e-learning platform that offers a range of office application training programs to enhance the analytics skills of businesses.

Shaw Academy

Coderdojo

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CoderDojo is an open source, volunteer-led movement oriented around running not-for-profit coding clubs and regular sessions for the youth.

Shaw Academy

Howtodiscuss

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How To Discuss is an online discussion & Q/A platform with a mission to share and grow the world’s knowledge.

Shaw Academy

BetterExaminations

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BetterExaminations allows third level institutions to quickly and easily manage all aspects of creating and distributing examination papers.

Shaw Academy

Avail Support

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Avail Support is an educational software program that empowers learning & independence for individuals with cognitive disabilities.

Shaw Academy

PulseLearning

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PulseLearning creates learning solutions that focus on maximizing Clients business values. Our immersive learning solutions enable Clients.

Shaw Academy

GoCambio

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GoCambio connects people who want to travel with people with a spare room who want to learn skills.

Shaw Academy

Riffstation

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Riffstation gives you chords for any song in the world synced with the video or audio.

Shaw Academy

SchoolWise

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The performance and learning management platform for secondary schools and academies

Shaw Academy

Savvybear

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Savvybear.com is an online educational publishing company.

Shaw Academy

RISE GLOBAL HOLDINGS LTD

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Rise Global owns and operates English Language Learning (ELL) centers in several markets across the globe

Shaw Academy

100minds

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100minds connects some of Ireland’s top college students with one cause to achieve big goals in a short space of time.

Shaw Academy

ChildDiary

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Enables childcare centers to interact and share children’s activities with parents.

Shaw Academy

Jones Business Systems

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Jones Business Systems Carlow Store only!! have a limited supply of Second Hand Primary School Books selling at HALF PRICE.

Shaw Academy

Sembly

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Sembly is an education management platform.

Shaw Academy

Battery Associates

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Battery Associates’ mission is to create a sustainable world through the power of people and battery innovation.

Shaw Academy

The Marathon Group

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Digital content solutions for education and training

Shaw Academy

Startup Manufactory

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Startup Consulting, Entrepreneurship Training, Private Sector Development.

Shaw Academy

College Times

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College Times is where ideas breed, themes trend and stories break.

Shaw Academy

Digital Skills Global

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We partner with the world’s leading universities to transform the digital competencies of working professionals & corporate workforces.

Shaw Academy

Marino

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Ireland’s largest and most successful iOS, Android & Web app design and development company. Specialising in security and user experience.

Shaw Academy

SureWash

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SureWash offers hand hygiene training and compliance solutions to reduce infection rates.

Shaw Academy

OptimizMe

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Accelerated Learning Platform using Artificial Intelligence

Shaw Academy

Hearth Advisors Limited

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Hearth Advisors Limited is a consulting firm , it advisor of education consulting.

Shaw Academy

HEAnet Limited

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HEAnet is a provider of Internet connectivity and associated ICT services to education and research organisations throughout Ireland.

Shaw Academy

Qpercom

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Advanced Assessment Solutions

Shaw Academy

Aligner Consulting

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Aligner Consulting offers education and training on the safe use of orthodontics.

Shaw Academy

E-Dublin

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E-Dublin is a giver of Information for those moving to Dublin

Shaw Academy

Smartschools

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Smartschools is recognised as a leading ICT service provider to schools and educational establishments.

Shaw Academy

Bitesize Irish Gaelic

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Bitesize Irish Gaelic allows to a real connection with the Irish heritage, by learning to speak the Irish language in easy Bitesize lessons

Shaw Academy

Simplyhowe

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Simplyhowe is a breakthrough learning programme for people with Dyslexia and other reading difficulties.

Shaw Academy

Stint Ireland

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They offer tailored internship placements and working holidays.

Shaw Academy

Rediscovery Centre

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The Rediscovery Centre is the national centre for waste education, research and enterprise development.

Shaw Academy

Learnlode

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LearnLode is a SMART online platform for creating, using and managing a knowledgebase for contact centres.

Shaw Academy

Mary Robinson Foundation

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The Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice is a centre for thought leadership, education and advocacy on the struggle.

Shaw Academy

Suponic

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Suponic is a technology company that delivers innovative solutions to revolutionize the digital technology and cryptocurrency industries.

Shaw Academy

Mocks.ie

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Mocks.ie answer for all your Leaving Cert & Junior Cert prayers , the best apps and website for Revision Notes, Written Exams.

Shaw Academy

EazySafe

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EazySafe are a market leader in online environmental, health & safety training and cloud-based learning management software.

Shaw Academy

Junior Entrepreneur Programme

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The Junior Entrepreneur Programme (JEP) is an entrepreneurial awareness and skills enhancement programme for Primary School children.

Shaw Academy

Buddy Bench

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Buddy Bench is a non-profit organization that offers programs on kindness, friendship and emotional intelligence for school children.

Shaw Academy

SchoolGrove Technology

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Focused on helping EdTech organisations take the next growth step.

Shaw Academy

TippyTalk

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TippyTalk’s purpose is to provide a mobile solution that promotes communication independence for people with verbal disabilities.

Shaw Academy

Velopi

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Project Management and Software Validation Consultant and Training Partner providing courses in Cork, Dublin Limerick.

Shaw Academy

RendezVu

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English Language e-Learning via the Web

Shaw Academy

Seditio – Digital Consultancy & Training

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Digital Marketing Consultancy and Training services in Dublin Ireland

Shaw Academy

Smart Maritime Network

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Smart Maritime Network inform and educate the industry on technical advances and trends within maritime and transport logistics sectors.

Shaw Academy

Olive Learning

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Olive Learning offers digital training solutions for businesses to train their staff.

Shaw Academy

Education DESTY

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Education DESTY is a software development and online training company.

Shaw Academy

Freshtoday

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Irish Schoolkids’ favourite school lunch provider!

Shaw Academy

Edappy

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Edappy is a cloud based platform for the creation, delivery and management of interactive courses and learning content.

Shaw Academy

Academy Of Financial Trading

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Being a multi-award winning educator Academy of Financial Trading have successfully trained thousands of both new experienced traders globa

Shaw Academy

Skillnet Ireland

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Skillnet Ireland is a Education Management Company.

Shaw Academy

The Computer Workshop Inc

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The Computer Workshop Inc providing instruction and career development for business and IT professionals since 1988.

Shaw Academy

SOLAS learning works

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SOLAS learning works is a government agency that offers research, library, apprenticeship, training and skills to promote higher education.

Shaw Academy

Applied Research for Connected Health

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ARCH is a research initiative which aims to conduct innovative and applied research to support deployment & adoption of health solution.

Shaw Academy

Mary Immaculate College

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Mary Immaculate College is a university-level College of Education & Liberal Arts, academically linked with the University of Limerick.

Shaw Academy

PixelSoup

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PixelSoup is an award-winning digital design agency based in Dublin, Ireland.

Shaw Academy

Aquens

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Aquatic Environmental Services Ltd. is a Campus Company affiliated with the Department of Zoology, University College Dublin.

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Post-Primary Languages Ireland

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Post-Primary Languages Ireland is a government agency that provides expertise, education & support for foreign languages in Ireland.

Written by Mark Kendall

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