All set or not, edtech has been pushed into the spotlight as countless trainees moved to remote learning due to pandemic-related school shutdowns.

Backing these companies are investors who have long believed that edtech was always set up for terrific returns and a huge impact. We reached out to several to discover which trends they have actually been willing to put their money behind. (And honestly, what we’ve been missing.)

We entered into how tech can help– or injured– underserved students having a hard time to discover Wi-Fi or a laptop computer and how braintech still is ripe for innovation. Financiers also shared the parts of edtech that Zoom video conferencing doesn’t resolve and why gamifying learning is so crucial.

Here’s who we spoke to: