EdTech Focus

TU Incubator supports the largest cluster of edtech companies in Maryland.

EdTech (education technology) is the platforms, tools, and digital initiatives used to improve learning and administrative outcomes and efficiencies, including end users in early childhood, K-12, postsecondary, special, corporate, and workforce education.

Regional EdTech Growth

Since the 1990s, Baltimore has grown to be an EdTech hub. Today, with a stronger network of investors, educators, and entrepreneurs, this growth has spread beyond Charm City to encompass the entire Chesapeake region.

The map below highlights the Chesapeake education ecosystem—businesses, incubators, schools and districts, universities and colleges, and other education stakeholders. Click here to view the interactive map.

Towson University + EdTech  

Towson University is Maryland’s top producer of teachers and constantly works to enhance the educational experience, including integration of technological advancements. TU Incubator leverages TU’s resources and reputation in teacher preparation and education to help our member companies succeed.

Our EdTech Members are Transforming Education

Student Access & Success

Induck - Helping prospective college students find a school that fits them best by showing them past students’ experiences.

Nearpeer - Connecting the world’s college students to boost peer support and degree completion

Supplemental Education

Alrotra - Web-based music learning platform

Ortus Academy - Experiential, game-based learning program for improving kids’ financial skills

Teacher Solutions

CourseArc - Web-based authoring tool to create interactive and accessible online courses

Lessoncast - K-12 teacher effectiveness platform

Selected - Online matching and hiring platform for teachers and schools

Language & Literacy

Conversifi - Connecting foreign language learners with native speakers for on-demand language practice and cross-cultural exchange over video chat.

InferCabulary - Teaching and reinforcing K–12 vocabulary

OgStar Reading - Gamified program to reach exceptional K-12 readers

World Languages 360 - Educational nonprofit connecting students and employers to create a multilingual work force

Workforce & Pathways

Steppingblocks - Digital career counselor providing data analytics and resources to help make intelligent college and career decisions

Healthcare Education

LCMS Plus - Enterprise SaaS solution for healthcare education

Osmosis - Personalized learning platform helping current and future clinicians excel and retain more information.

WePassed - Online platform for professional board exam preparation

Assessment, Diagnostic, Test Prep

Spiral Math - K-12 math formative assessment solution

Mindprint Learning - Online neuro evaluation of student strengths + needs


EdTech Presentations