Pearson plc, headquartered in UK, launched a Corporate Accelerator called Pearson Catalyst for Education in 2013. They describe their goal as "We identify the most promising education startup companies that share Pearson’s commitment to improving people’s lives through learning. Through Pearson Catalyst for Education, we match startups with Pearson brands to deliver pilot programs."

Website: Pearson Catalyst for Education

About the program

Status Active
Locations Remote
Funding No, but $15K for expenses
Equity No
Term 3 months
Cohort-based Yes, yearly
Pitch day N/I
Office space No
Powered by No
Support offered Yes, mentors
Launched 2013
Focus areas

Current challenges:

  • Mobile Math Input
  • Indexing Training and Open Jobs
  • Data Visualization Solution
  • English Language Learning Game
  • Performance Based Assessment
  • Critical Reading
  • 3D Visualization for Developmental Psychology
  • Teaching Computer Science in Schools
  • Learning Outcomes Rubric & Data platform
  • Enabling Data Driven Sales (Matching Pearson’s products to customers)

About the company

Name Pearson plc
Headquarter UK
Industry Educational Services
NAICS Book Publishers (51113)
Listed on S&P 350 Europe

Additional sources

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