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.
See the 2022 Elite 200

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. Application window for this year's competition was October 19, 2021 - November 19, 2021.
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Applicants were 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 are invited to participate at the ASU+GSV Summit, April 4 - 6, 2022, as one of the “Elite 200” presenters with a complimentary registration.
Past winners


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

175 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.
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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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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.
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Accelerate your digital transformation with Google Cloud. Meet your biggest challenges in education and workforce development head on with cloud computing services, including data management, hybrid & multi-cloud, and AI & ML.
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Congratulations to the three exceptional companies who took home $1 Million in prizes including a $500,000 Cash prize & Google Cloud credits.




The world’s largest pitch competition for early stage EdTech startups will return to the 2022 ASU+GSV Summit in April!