Connecting EdTech Founders in Web2 and WEb3

Quality education should be accessible, fun and rewarding.

About OC-X

This 6-week accelerator programme develops innovative educators who create courses, learning tools and experiences to upskill emerging talent in frontier technologies
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What OC-X offers

Over the course of 6 weeks, this programme will offer you a fun, peer-to-peer learning journey designed to level you (and your team) up in frontier technologies, including: blockchain, AI, metaverse and DeFi.
  • Co-create a course, assessment or learning tool that creates shared value for the Open Campus ecosystem
  • Connect with like-minded, passionate educates from both Web2 and Web3 worlds
  • Discover how to access our $100k teacher grant (with no equity involved) to boost your financial resources.
  • Explore the avenues to secure growth financing loans ranging from $100k to $500k (without any equity obligations).
  • Gain insights from workshops facilitated by prominent figures in the edtech space, such as iTalki, TrilogyEducation, and Skillshare.
  • Personalized 1:1 coaching sessions with seasoned business leaders from renowned companies like Netflix, Riot, and IKEA.

OC-X details at a glance

6 months

Post-programme support


Curated modules

20 million

Collective learner base


Non-dilutive funding

For founders who are solving problems in:

What we learn (technical skills, leadership, communication)
How we learn (learning analytics, collaboration tools, game-based experiences)
Why we learn (responsible tech, social impact, financial inclusion)
Founder testimonials

Meet the founders of OC-X

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Jakob (Butter)

"OC-X was an amazing opportunity to connect to fellow founders in the learning space and understand common challenges. It's helped us tremendously in shaping our go-to-market towards customers using Butter to run training sessions."

Carmina (InvestEd)

"The OC-X program exposed me to learning sessions about the latest technology trends and a community of driven EdTech founders. OC-X also connected us to world class mentors that meet our business needs, allowing us to improve business strategies. "

Gülcan (Rise In)

"I loved the network and diverse community here. It's challenging to find people working at the intersection of the education industry and web3, and OC-X does a great job of bringing the best people at this intersection together."

Ngugi (Skizaa)

"OCX is all hands on deck, if am stuck with a design, engineering or marketing problem, there is plenty of top-notch talent ready to brainstorm and design a solution with me. This means I can solve local problems with a global approach."

Brian (FutureLab)

"I've learned the most from the other founders who ran knowledge-sharing classes. It was invaluable to gain insights into product design and other critical areas such as marketing  and operational efficiency. The collaboration broadened my understanding of what it takes to grow and product-led a global startup. The mentors were  great, their guidance and the peer support system helped me navigate EdTech challenges with more confidence."

Feld (Boring Security)

"OC-X is creating a worldwide family of edu founders that are all at different stages of their journey. OC-X is a reminder that I’m not alone on this crazy mission. Also the workshops from other passionate founders helped me rethink a lot of things about my business."

Yussouf (BAG)

"OC-X has been incredible for my journey as a founder in edtech, providing me and my team access to industry insights and a supportive network that has significantly accelerated my learning and development. The community among fellow EdTech founders has been valuable for collaborating and shared growth."

GK (Brain Racers)

"OC-X has provided me with a deeper understanding of building in web3, with access to industry experts whose insights have sharpened my strategic thinking for my product and for sales. Engaging with a community of pioneers has also boosted my awareness of best practices to build at the intersection of emerging technologies and education."

Required commitments

Unlike other accelerators that emphasise competition amongst founders, the Open Campus Accelerator programme encourages collaborative and co-creative relationships for long-lasting, holistic impact on entire education ecosystem

Dedicate approximately 1.5 to 2 hours per week for engaging workshops that will equip vou with valuable skills and insights.


Collaborate closely with our team to explore strategies tailored to your unique financing and growth goals.


An open mind to Web3 technologies and curiosity to contribute to the wider Open Campus ecosystem.

Join us to make quality education accessible, fun, and rewarding

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