Why we created ASU+GSV Summit

GSV Takes On Society’s Greatest Challenge:

Ensuring everyone has an equal opportunity to participate in the future.

Started in 2010 with a collaboration between Arizona State University (ASU) and Global Silicon Valley (GSV), the annual ASU+GSV Summit connects leading minds focused on transforming society and business around learning and work. Our north star is that ALL people have equal access to the future.

About The Hosts

Arizona State University

Innovation Powers The New American University In Creating The Next Generation Of Leaders

Arizona State University has developed a new model for the American Research University, creating an institution that is committed to excellence, access and impact. ASU measures itself by those it includes, not by those it excludes. ASU pursues research that contributes to the public good, and ASU assumes major responsibility for the economic, social and cultural vitality of the communities that surround it. ASU has been named the Most Innovative University by U.S. News and World Reports for 8 years running.
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GSV Ventures

GSV Is A Global Community And Investment Platform Singularly Focused On Elevating The Scope And Scale Of Innovation In The $7 Trillion Education And Workforce Sector

GSV Ventures is a female-led, multi-stage venture capital firm focused on the $7+ trillion education sector. The fund is currently investing out of GSV Ventures Fund III and backs innovative entrepreneurs around the world in the "Pre-K to Gray" Arc of Learning. GSV manages over $675 million in global EdTech investments. Portfolio holdings include Andela, Class Technologies, ClassDojo, Coursera, Course Hero, Degreed, Guild, MasterClass, Outlier, Photomath, Quizizz, Lead School, Brightchamps, and ClassPlus, among others.
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Summit Leadership