The GSV Cup

the world’s largest pitch competition for "Pre-K to Gray" EdTech startups

Workforce skills & Education Startups Compete LIVE in San Diego For $1 Million in cash & Credits

The "Elite 200" semi-finalists will all receive a complimentary ticket to the 2023 ASU+GSV Summit and the chance to compete for a prize pool of $500,000 in non-dilutive capital + $500,000 in prizes. The "Top 20" finalists will pitch live at the 2023 ASU+GSV Summit. Read the FAQ to learn more.
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Application & Selection Process

The 2023 GSV Cup application is open to pre-seed and seed companies across the digital learning and workforce skills sector. Applications for the 2023 Cup are now open through September 30, 2022.
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Leading global venture capital firms and strategics in the EdTech ecosystem thoroughly evaluate each applicant. Selected finalists are invited to participate at the ASU+GSV Summit, April 17 - 19 2023, as one of the “Elite 200” and are provided with complimentary registration.
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Judges

GSV Cup applicants are evaluated by an esteemed panel of judges through a confidential review process designed around the “Five P’s” framework. Find out more about the Five P's here.

People | Product | Potential | Predictability | Purpose

200+ Judges from top global venture capital firms And Strategics

About the Organizers

GSV Ventures is a multi-stage venture capital firm that partners with exceptional entrepreneurs in the $7 Trillion learning and skills technology sector across Pre-K to Gray.
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HolonIQ is the world's smartest source of intelligence to help better predict and plan for the future of learning and work.
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THE 2023 GSV CUP WINNERS ARE…

Congratulations to the three exceptional companies who took home $1 Million in prizes including a $500,000 Cash prize & Google Cloud credits.

1ST PLACE

2ND PLACE

3RD PLACE

The world’s largest pitch competition for early stage EdTech startups will return to the 2023 ASU+GSV Summit in April!

Learn from GSV Cup Startup Academy

The GSV Cup Startup Academy is a monthly virtual event series dedicated to providing the GSV Cup community with valuable insights around early-stage EdTech startups across Pre-K to Gray. Each month we'll invite industry leaders to share their wisdom and expertise on different topics relevant to our community within three key areas: growth, product, and people. Each session will be a 30-minute panel discussion followed by 15 minutes of Q&A.
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