Below are a taste of the organisations we partner with: they provide our startups with the resources required to scale quickly and sustainably. In turn Emerge Education enables the Innovation Partners access to the newest, most disruptive technologies in education, giving them a better understanding of the latest education trends.
Saïd Business School is an academic department and the business school of the University of Oxford in England. It is the University of Oxford’s centre of learning for undergraduate and graduate students in business, management and finance. Emerge Education’s parent company, Emerge Venture Lab was borne from Saïd Business School’s incubator and they still support the company by giving Emerge access to it’s faculty as well as to it’s connections within education.
TES exists to drive up standards of education by putting the right teachers in the right jobs and giving them the tools to be the very best that they can be. With over 5.5 million registered online users in over 274 countries and territories, it is the largest online network of teachers in the world. TES, in their mission to position themselves as the hub of thought leadership for the teaching profession, wan’t to be able to introduce the innovations from Emerge Education’s startups to their teacher community.
The Student Room is where students connect. Home to more than 1.4 million members, TSR is by far the largest student community in the world. It is a thriving community of students supporting each other with everything from GCSEs through to jobs.
The Student Room aim to support Emerge Education ventures in the following ways:
- Expertise: Provide expertise in the form of workshops or mentorship about areas such as search engine optimization, conversion optimization and community management;
- Usability testing: Provide relevant startups with the ability to utilise the usability lab at TSR’s Brighton offices;
- Surveys: Provide relevant startups with the ability to send appropriate survey questions to subsections of TSR’s users, to help validate startups’ business hypotheses and to gain valuable data for both the startup and TSR;
- Investment and partnership pitches: Provide startups the opportunity to pitch TSR for investment and/or channel partnership during the programme.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second-oldest. It is a department of the University of Oxford and is governed by a group of 15 academics appointed by the Vice-Chancellor known as the Delegates of the Press.
Emerge works with OUP to provide an opportunity to present the new cohort and to talk about the benefits of partnering with OUP, with topics including publishing, OUP’s APIs, partnership opportunities and investment opportunities.
Eton College is an independent boarding school of the highest reputation and a leading provider of secondary education. As such, the school represents a community of best-in-class educators striving to lead in innovation and excellence in education. Through partnering with Emerge, Eton College seeks to gain intimate access to the leading education entrepreneurs in the UK, Europe and worldwide and an opportunity to promote its brand both within the Emerge community of educators, entrepreneurs, investors and industry experts and externally.