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The 2015 Competition is here! 

The Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition (EBPC) creates a space specifically for education entrepreneurs and connects them to venture capitalists, researchers, practitioners, and others interested in improving education. In 2015, the EBPC has diversified to include not only a path devoted to early stage Ventures but also a brand-new path for earlier stage Ideas. The EBPC is open to applicants worldwide and offers over $140,000 in prize money. The 2015 EBPC Finals and Conference will be held at the University of Pennsylvania on May 12-13.

This year’s event will highlight themes that research and practice show are critical in the drive to improve education in the 21st century, including: 

  • Urban Education
  • Connecting Research to Practice
  • Teaching and Learning
  • Technology in Grades K through 12
  • Special Education and At-Risk Students
  • Open and Collaborative Solutions: The Education Ecosystem
  • Online and Distance Learning in Higher Education
  • Global/Borderless Education Solutions
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Workforce Learning