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Brighteye European Edtech Funding Report 2021

Brighteye European Edtech Funding Report 2021

Brighteye Ventures have launched their European Edtech Funding Report 2021. For all the sadness and disruption that 2020 brought, it generated a systemic shift in the education landscape that opened the door to startups across the globe to impact the future of learning, at every age. As shared in Brighteye’s 2020 market research on Covid 19 impact, demand for EdTech products grew significantly, online learning became the new normal for consumers, educational institutions underwent a radical step change in technological adoption, and investors across the board were alerted to the potential of the sector.

Some key findings and highlights:

  • A 10x growth in edtech VC investment in Europe since 2014
  • Average deal size increasing
  • Major Series A+ investments, despite crisis
  • UK the clear European edtech hub
  • The 10 most active early-stage investors in the EU
  • 5 Brighteye 2021 predictions – and how we did on our 2020 ones…

Brighteye are excited about this new era for EdTech and determined to help Europe lead the way. This report takes a deep dive into venture funding across European EdTech in the last 12 months, incorporating both historical and global data sets to provide greater breadth of context.

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