The GSV Cup

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

EDTECH Startups competing LIVE in San Diego For
$1 Million in cash & Credits

Selected semi-finalists will all receive a complimentary ticket to the 2022 Summit for either in-person or virtual and have the chance to compete for a prize pool of $500,000 in non-dilutive capital, $500,000 in prizes. The “Elite 200” semi- finalists will pitch at the 2022 ASU+GSV Summit. Read the FAQ to learn more.
applications are now closed

Application & Selection Process

The 2022 GSV Cup application is open to pre-seed and seed companies in the education technology sector with clear ties to digital learning and skills. Eligible companies are encouraged to apply by submitting the online application, October 19, 2021 - November 19, 2021.
Read the FAQ
Applicants are thoroughly evaluated by a vanguard of leading global venture and capital firms as well as strategic partners in the digital learning and skills. Selected finalists will be notified and invited to participate at the ASU+GSV Summit, April 4 - 6, 2022, as one of the “Elite 200” presenters with a complimentary registration.
Meet 2021's Elite 200


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

150 Judges from top global venture capital firms

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.
HolonIQ is the world's smartest source of intelligence to help better predict and plan for the future of learning and work.
Startups grow and scale better with HubSpot for Startups. With education, software at a startup-friendly price, and over 600+ integrations, startups have the tools and support needed to find success.

The 2021 Winners are...

Congratulations to the three exceptional companies who took home $1M in cash and credits as winners of the 2021 GSV Cup. Find out more about the 2021 winners here.

1st Place

2st Place

3st Place