AI Players

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Education Companies Using AI Part 1

We were able to identify the top 15 companies in the education space that are using AI in delivering their services. Microsoft Inc. for instance, has AI-powered Translator that enhances learning among the deaf students. Cognizant’s and IBM’s Watson Education also use AI-powered data trends to offer insights to students and teachers with the aim of personalizing learning. We have provided information in rows 2-16 of the attached spreadsheet .

METHODOLOGY

In order to locate the top 15 companies in the education space that are using AI in delivering their services, we began by searching through industry reports and market research on the top companies in the education industry. We found precompiled list of the top companies in the sector from two sources: News Mates and Technavio. We then searched for the estimated revenues for each of the companies using Crunchbase database, and based on this information we were able to identify the top 15 companies. Based on estimated revenue, we identified the following companies to be the top players in the education industry: Microsoft, IBM, Dell EMC, Nuance Communications, Cognizant, Blackboard, Google, Quantum Learning Network, Jenzabar, Echo360, Aleks, DreamBox Learning, Carnegie Learning, Querium Corporation, and BridgeU.

Our next strategy involved perusing through individual company websites, press releases, and published online articles to find data on how the top 15 companies use AI. Since there was available information, we have provided details on how each company applies AI in the attached spreadsheet.

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Education Companies Using AI Part 2

We were able to identify additional top 15 companies in the education space that are using AI in delivering their services, these include; Elemental Path, Metacog, Fishtree, Volley Labs, Knewton, Thinkster Math, Quizlet, Cognii, Blippar, K12 Inc, Adobe systems, GreyEd Solutions, Wonder Workshop, Anki and Century Tech. We have provided information in rows 17-31 of the attached spreadsheet.

METHODOLOGY

In order to locate the additional top 15 companies in the education space that are using AI in delivering their services, we began by searching through industry reports and market research on the top companies in the education industry. We found precompiled list of the top companies in the sector from three sources: disruptordaily, analyticindiamag and builtin. We then searched for the estimated revenues for each of the companies using zoominfo and Crunchbase databases, and based on this information we were able to identify the top 15 companies. Based on estimated revenue, we identified the following companies to be the top players in the education industry: Elemental Path, Metacog, Fishtree, Volley Labs, Knewton, Thinkster Math, Quizlet, Cognii, Blippar, K12 Inc, Adobe systems, GreyEd Solutions, Wonder Workshop, Anki and Century Tech.
Our next strategy involved perusing through individual company websites, press releases, and published online articles to find data on how the top 15 companies use AI. Since there was available information, we have provided details on how each company applies AI in the attached spreadsheet.



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Education Companies Using AI Part 3

Our research team has provided fifteen companies in the education space using AI in some way, as ranked by revenue. The companies include Packback, Grockit, Campus Labs, Interfolio, Snapwiz, Formative, Tenmarks, Reasoning Mind, Gradescope, Edmodo, Civitas, Vibeeffect, Nearpod, D2l, and Instructure. These fifteen companies are on the attached spreadsheet rows 32 – 46, columns A -D.

FINDINGS

  • Gradescope enables and supports instructors to grade paper-based assignments online in half the time using AI. Their product has already been tested and used to grade over three million pages of work belonging to over thirty thousand students at over a hundred schools.

  • Nearpod provides useful AI tools that teachers use to create mobile presentations, engage students in the class, and assess them in real time.

  • Vibeffect uses predictive modeling and AI to help universities increase the possibility of students accomplishing goals and completing their degree programs swiftly.

  • Edmodo and IBM Watson plan to establish an AI platform that identifies resources to fill the brief learning gaps and deliver them to teachers and students in an extremely effective manner.

  • Tenmarks has created an AI web-based learning environment which clarifies assignments, automates grading and drives student learning via engaging graphics content and interactive lessons.

  • Instructure is a technology company, and the creator of the Canvas learning management system for K-12 and higher education with the primary target on cloud-based learning management software for educational institutions, companies, and different organizations. Instructure and Zoomi declared a deal that allows AI integration to make learning a better experience. This partnership will help educators to enhance learning greatly and increase student learning cycle and efficiency. More information about the fifteen companies is on the attached spreadsheet.

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Education Companies Using AI Part 4

After reviewing reliable sources, we have identified 15 additional companies in the education space utilizing AI in some form. The companies were selected according to their estimated revenue. On the attached spreadsheet, our findings on this subject are available in columns A through E of rows 47 through 61.

COMPANIES IN THE EDUCATION SPACE USING AI (RANKED BY REVENUE)

1) DISCOVERY EDUCATION

REVENUE: $6.9 billion


2) PEARSON

REVENUE: $5.8 billion


3) JOHN WILEY AND SONS

REVENUE: $1.8 billion


4) STRAYER EDUCATION

REVENUE: $454.9 million


5) 2U

REVENUE: $286.5 million


6) BLIPPAR

REVENUE: $46.2 million


7) MIKA - CARNEGIE LEARNING

REVENUE: $17.5 million


8) MANGAHIGH

REVENUE: $16.8 million


9) HANSON ROBOTICS

REVENUE: $14.6 million


10) OSMO

REVENUE: $13 million


11) FISHTREE

REVENUE: $9.2 million


12) LIULISHUO

REVENUE: $6.2 million


13) KIDADAPTIVE

REVENUE: $4.4 million


14) COGNII
REVENUE: $200,000


15) TRUESHELF

REVENUE: $130,900

Part
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Education Companies Using AI Part 5

We were able to identify the next 15 companies in the education space that are using AI in some way, these include; Amazon, DreamBox Learning, Brainly, Pixatel System, Facebook, The NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute (DLI), Content Technologies, Inc. (CTI), Enlearn, GoGuardian, AdmitHub, Netex Learning, ReadyAI, Duolingo, Coursera, and Freckle. We have provided information in rows 62-76 of the attached spreadsheet. 

METHODOLOGY

To determine the next fifteen companies in the education space that use AI in some way, we began by examining industry reports, market research databases, academic journals, and media sites. We found precompiled lists of some of these companies from several sources including MarketWatch, Global Market Insights, BusinessWire, Marketbrief, The Journal, and more. Next, we hunted for their estimated revenues from competitive insight platforms like ZoomInfo and Crunchbase, thus ranking them based on revenues.

Our next approach included combing through official websites, press releases, and published articles to establish data on how the 15 education companies use AI. Thereby, providing details on each company in the attached spreadsheet.
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Education Companies Using AI Part 6

We were able to identify an additional 15 companies in the education space that are using AI in their services, these include: Johns Hopkins University, Laureate Education, Follett, Kaplan, Scholastic, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH), 2U, Chegg, Sesame Workshop, CommonBond, PowerSchool, Test Innovators, Ready4, Admitsee, and TriviaNote. We have provided the information in rows 77-91 of the attached spreadsheet. 

methodology

In order to determine the top companies using AI in the education space, we compiled four lists namely: top US education companies based on funding amount from Crunchbase, most innovative companies in the education sector from Fast Company, ten test prep startups from Disruptor Daily, and ten EdTech companies featured in Forbes. We then cross-searched these companies in their individual websites and press releases if they are using AI in some way. Company revenue was determined using zoominfo and Crunchbase databases. Based on the estimated revenues, these are the top education companies using AI ranked by revenues: Johns Hopkins University, Laureate Education, Follett, Kaplan, Scholastic, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH), 2U, Chegg, Sesame Workshop, CommonBond, PowerSchool, Test Innovators, Ready4, Admitsee, and TriviaNote. Details on how each company uses AI and their revenues were provided in the attached spreadsheet.
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Education Companies Using AI Part 7

According to our research, Voxy, Lightspeed Systems, Securly, Gaggle, Kadho, Knowre, Proctorio, Schootpad, Proctor U, and Bark Technologies are examples of companies in the education space that use AI. Voxy, Kadho, Knowre, and Schootpad use AI to provide an innovative and more efficient way of learning. On the other hand, Lightspeed Systems, Securly, Gaggle, Proctorio, Proctor U, and Bark Technologies use AI to identify any potential threats in the school community and protect the students from any outside and inside threats. The biggest company from the list is Lightspeed Systems, with a revenue of $15,000,000, while Bark Technologies is the newest and smallest on the list, with a revenue of only, $1,800,000. All the information has been entered in rows 92 to 101 of the attached spreadsheet.
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From Part 04
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  • "The Fishtree platform brings together district-wide resources for every subject, aligns them to any standard or competency and then personalizes the experience for each student based on specific learning profiles, while providing a streamlined user experience for the educator and administrator. “Fishtree’s AI platform offers a powerful solution to our customers looking to scale personalized, adaptive learning in classrooms across their districts, while demonstrating real outcomes and return on investment,” said Nader Qaimari, President, Follett School Solutions. “Integrating Fishtree’s adaptive learning tools within Destiny will extend the use of Destiny into the classroom and home, giving educators the ability to easily create a unique pathway for every student in ways that drive learning success. The Fishtree team has built some of the most advanced technology to date built for the education market.”"
From Part 06
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  • "Learning company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) and Amira Learning today announced an exclusive partnership serving U.S. schools designed to accelerate reading mastery for K-3 learners. HMH will offer Amira’s speech recognition and artificial intelligence software with a focus on streamlining oral fluency assessment for educators and tutoring for learners. "
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  • "develop targeted, program-specific digital marketing campaigns using machine learning and AI that can reach and engage interested and qualified prospective students in a targeted, cost-effective manner;"
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  • "Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAUR), the world’s largest network of higher education institutions, announced today an innovative new collaboration with IBM (NYSE: IBM) to design a state-of-the-art data science curriculum that would be available for its more than one million students at its nearly 70 institutions globally."
  • "To maximize student engagement in the learning process, the curriculum will teach students about contemporary advances in emerging fields and expose students to innovations like artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. Also included in the curriculum, which will launch at Laureate this August, are virtual lab-based, experiential learning experiences, and real-world, international applications to connect abstract concepts with concrete examples."
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  • "CommonBond, a leading fintech company that lowers the cost of education through data and technology, today announced the acquisition of NextGenVest, a pioneer in helping Generation Z make the best financial decisions from high school, through college, and beyond. "
  • "CommonBond's best-in-class digital lending technology and student loan benefits for millennials, combined with NextGenVest's AI-powered financial platform for Generation Z, bring together a powerful blend of products, technology, and value for an ever-growing group of consumers as they start their financial lives."
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  • "The company has teamed up with IBM to create the first vocabulary learning app powered by IBM’s A.I., which adapts itself the child’s current reading level and vocabulary range, then continues to intelligently adjust as the child’s vocabulary skills improve."
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  • "“Fishtree’s artificial intelligence (AI) platform offers a powerful solution to our customers looking to scale personalized, adaptive learning in classrooms across their districts, while demonstrating real outcomes and return on investment,” said Nader Qaimari, president of Follett School Solutions in the announcement."