Global EdTech Startups Awards (GESAwards) is an initiative led by a group of leading education innovation organizations from across the world. 
The Awards will identify, showcase and recognize the world's most promising EdTech startups of the year.

March 2020

Applications Open to general & special tracks

August 30, 2020

Deadline for application submission

Aug-Nov 2020

Regional semifinals competitions events

January 2021

Global Finals


2019 Semifinals Locations

Tel Aviv • Tokyo • Paris • Helsinki • Frankfurt • Cape Town • Boston • Monterrey • Curitiba • Delhi • London • Milan • Madrid • Moscow • Accra


The product or service will be judged according to the following criteria

1. Address a clear pain point, relevant to the market 
2. Provide an innovative pedagogical approach 
3. Have an outstanding user experience 
4. Show potential for growth in its user 
5. Operate in the context of a sustainable business 

Global EdTech Startups Awards (GESAwards) is the world’s largest edtech startup competition.


Apply to GESAwards, get global exposure and compete towards the most promising EdTech Startup in the world.

Apply to one of GESAwards' Special Tracks and win unique industry opportunities.


*Applying to a special track is, by default, granted participation in the main GESAwards contest.

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