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Wyzant
Edtech
We believe 1-1 instruction is the most powerful way to unlock “I get it” moments—when eyes light up and confidence is born. With an extensive selection of tutors listed, Wyzant helps more students, in more places, than anyone else. We work hard to make personalized learning accessible and affordable, and we're looking for great minds to join us.

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+4
94
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
RedShelf
Edtech
As a leading distributor of digital learning materials, RedShelf provides technology to the learning community to accelerate the transition to digital. In collaboration with strategic partners, publishers, institutions and campus bookstores, RedShelf offers easily accessible and cost-effective learning materials to students everywhere.

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+23
74
Local Employees
Chicago
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Screencastify
Edtech • Software
Screencastify is Chrome's most popular screen recorder. Using our famously simple browser extension, you can capture, edit and share screen videos in the blink of an eye. More than 7 million people recorded over 2.2 million hours of video with Screencastify in 2017 alone.

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4
Local Employees
Chicago
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BenchPrep
Edtech • Software
BenchPrep helps the world's leading education, training, and assessment companies build and deliver best-in-class online learning programs. Customers include ACT, Becker Professional Education, AAMC, CFA Institute, CompTIA, ProLiteracy, HR Certification Institute, Hobsons, McGraw Hill Education, OnCourse Learning, and GMAC.

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+20
50
Local Employees
Chicago
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Cappex
Consumer Web • Edtech
Cappex is an online platform dedicated to connecting students and colleges. Since our founding in 2006, we’ve helped over 8 million students achieve their college dreams and more than 1,000 higher education clients with recruiting and enrollment business solutions. Every year, more than 1.2 million high school students register for Cappex. We offer...

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+9
60
Local Employees
Chicago
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Otus
Edtech • Software
Otus brings the entire school community together on a common technology platform reducing the number of disconnected solutions educators use while providing actionable insight to school leaders.

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+27
24
Local Employees
Chicago
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Black Spectacles
eCommerce • Edtech
Black Spectacles is where architects come to learn how to accomplish their next big thing. We're the only learning platform created entirely for architects. Our simple, easy-to-digest and in-depth video tutorials are taught by architects and designers who work on world-class projects. Our ARE® prep is the only one with the AIA seal of approval.
10
Local Employees
Chicago
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Scholastica
Digital Media • Edtech

Academic publishing done the right way.

Scholastica is the best way to manage the editorial review process for academic journals. It makes it nearly effortless to manage manuscripts, find editors and reviewers, and publish journals online.

12
Local Employees
Chicago
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Packback
Edtech
Packback Questions are online learning communities that help professors encourage, grade, and tie hard metrics around curiosity in their students, all while giving students a safe place to be fearlessly relentlessly curious about what they're learning in class to foster curiosity and critical thinking skills.
38
Local Employees
Chicago
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dough
Fintech • Edtech
dough, Inc. includes the tastytrade network, an alternative financial network producing 8+ hours original, live programming every weekday, & dough, the first mobile and online platform to make trading and investing visual. Our products are built for beginners to active investors, with a mission to increase financial literacy!
74
Local Employees
Chicago
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Holberg Financial
Edtech • Fintech
Holberg Financial is a mission-driven financial health perk that helps employees reduce financial stress and work towards their financial goals and dreams. - Attract top talent by offering a desired benefit - Retain employees by helping them achieve financial health - Empower employees by making them more informed, confident, and more...

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3
Local Employees
Chicago
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University of Chicago, Center for Research Informatics
Big Data • Edtech
Dedicated to Improving human health and advancing science through innovative biomedical informatics, the CRI works in clinical data analytics, software engineering, genomic analysis, and more. In addition to world-class research at UChicago, we collaborate on major multi-institutional projects that are transforming healthcare and data science.
40
Local Employees
Chicago
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STRUT Learning
Edtech
We are optimizing learning for the individual by focusing on a child’s emotional intelligence through technology that increases all levels of learning.

Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Casual Dress
Chicago
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Goldstar Learning, Inc.
Edtech • Software
Goldstar Learning is a Chicago-based EdTech software company founded in 2000 to answer education's evolving assessment, reporting, and data-analysis needs. We provide K-12 educators with industry leading web-based tools that assist in raising student achievement and provide real-time access to student achievement data used to shape their instructio

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10
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Chicago
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Classblox
Consumer Web • Edtech
A child born in the 21st century knows how to use the internet before he/she can walk. Why must education be brick and mortar? Instructor-led online classes for K-12 Students to augment in-school Academic classes, Enrichment, and SAT/ACT prep classes. We educate, demonstrate to and test your child on a schedule that works with you.
5
Local Employees
Chicago
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Examzone, Inc.
Fintech • Edtech
Examzone starts with a deep understanding of adult learning strategies first, with a focus on making the material fun and entertaining. We deliver a learning platform for the securities licensing industry that adapts to the exam candidate's individual style of learning and delivers the best possible testing outcome for that candidate.
5
Local Employees
Chicago
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Flank 5 Academy
Edtech • HR Tech

Flank 5 Academy is a 10 week personal incubator that meets once per week to help you unlock your potential, change careers, or become self-employed.  Each cohort member discovers what their professional strengths are, dig in to understand ‘what’s holding you back’, and create a plan to make his/her next move.  Graduates start consulting practices,...

2
Local Employees
Chicago
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Trala
Edtech • Mobile
Trala is building a violin learning app that teaches anyone how to play. We have Juilliard-approved lessons powered by signal processing that listens to users play their real violins and gives instant feedback on every mistake. Our users are ages 7 to 70 and live in rural Montana, Syria, tiny Pacific islands, Hong Kong, and of course, Chicago!

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3
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Chicago
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Digital Adventures
Edtech
Digital Adventures leverages cutting-edge technology, knowledgeable instructors, and the coolest toys (robots, 3D Printers) on the planet to create a fun, interactive environment that teaches kids (1st-8th) how to code computers. We offer programs on a variety of topics including: video game design, 3D Printing, Minecraft Mods & Lego Robotics.
3
Local Employees
Wilmette
Location
Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.
Consumer Web • Edtech
Britannica today is essentially a 247-year-old startup. If that sounds like a paradox, consider the transformation we’ve undergone in the past 20 years and what we’re doing today. We’ve not only made a successful transition from print publishing to purely digital products, but our portfolio has mushroomed way beyond encyclopedias and reference...
185
Local Employees
Chicago
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DeVry Bootcamp
Edtech • Internet of Things
Accelerated Tech Skills education for everyone. If you’re a passionate maker, creative problem solver, or tenacious learner, then the DeVry Bootcamp is for you. DeVry has deep roots in the technology industry with long-standing employer relationships and 85 years of experience teaching students the necessary skills to shape their future.
Chicago
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ALUMinate Inc.
Edtech • Events
ALUMinate's goal is to mobilize the latent and vast philanthropic power of regional alumni so every student will have access to opportunities.
4
Local Employees
Chicago
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Academic Approach
Edtech
We are an organization of educators, expert in the college-readiness space. We strive to customize and personalize our instruction to each student to provide the highest growth in student achievement and support and enhance the good work teachers perform everyday in the classroom by providing high-quality instruction and resources.
Chicago
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Edtech Jobs in Chicago

Recruiter

BenchPrep
Chicago
13 hours ago
+21
Position Overview: As a Recruiter at BenchPrep, you’ll be jumping in and ready to tackle all things related to talent acquisition. You’re savvy, know your way around a networking event, and are passionate about candidate experience. You’ll be screening candidates, coordinating interviews, and playing a major role in the new hire onboarding process. Joining a team of two (including you), you’ll play a major part in shaping BenchPrep’s growing

Software Engineer, Front-end

Cappex
Chicago
1 day ago
+10
Cappex's mission is to help millions of high school students each year realize their dreams of discovering and getting into the right college for them. We get excited about converting a confusing, high-stress time in a student's life and turning it into a simple, organized, pursuit for the perfect fit. Cappex is growing and needs innovators like you to support our mission. Join our team today and help connect students to their dreams. Software

Account Executive | New Business Development

Cappex
Chicago
1 day ago
+10
Base ($50,000) + uncapped commissions will result in expected first year earnings of at least $100,000 for the successful Sales Representatives/Account Executive.   You will:   Prospect and sell to college accounts to develop new business (5% travel required) Use a consultative, strategic sales approach to build relationships with college admissions officials (the client) and close deals.  Conduct compelling sales presentations; and Join and

Director of Product

Black Spectacles
Chicago
2 days ago
Want to help make the world a safer, more sustainable and more creative place? It may sound like a lofty goal, but that’s exactly what we’re doing at Black Spectacles. Our platform attracts architects around the world who want to push the limits of their industry. Our content — which includes podcasts, design tutorials and exam prep — helps architects keep pace with emerging technologies and software so they can do their best work. Black

Director of Marketing

Black Spectacles
Chicago
2 days ago
Want to help make the world a safer, more sustainable and more creative place? It may sound like a lofty goal, but that’s exactly what we’re doing at Black Spectacles. Our platform attracts architects around the world who want to push the limits of their industry. Our content — which includes podcasts, design tutorials and exam prep — helps architects keep pace with emerging technologies and software so they can do their best work. Black
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