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Education Business Plan Competition 2020 Finalists and Winners

We are excited to announce the 2020 Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition Winners.

  • $40,000 Michael & Lori Milken Family Foundation’s Grand Prize: Third Room
  • $25,000 American Public University System Prize: CloudLabs
  • $5,000 Audience Choice Prize presented by Osage Venture Partners: Fulphil
  • All finalists receive $1,000 in cash and $5,000 in Amazon Web Services Promotional credits.

Thank you to our sponsors who made the competition possible:

The 2020 Finalists are:

CloudLabsCloudLabs logo

Offers learning, training, practice, games, and motivation for future STEM professionals of the 21st century.
Founder(s): Jiovany Orozco Parra

Everydae Everydae logo

Personalized digital tutor app leveraging adaptive micro-lessons to suit each learner's needs.
Founder(s): Christine Outram

Fulphil Fulphil logo

Social entrepreneurship education for HS students to empower youth to make impacts on their communities.
Founder(s): Tiffany Yau, Riley Gonta

Literal Literal logo

Reimagining books for the next generation of readers using neuroscience and a group-chat dialogue format.
Founder(s):Michael Romrell, Lawton Smith

Project Invent Project Invent logo

Empowers students nationwide to invent solutions to real problems in their communities.
Founder(s): Connie Liu

SiLAS Silas logo

Curricula to help special education students learn SEL skills through role-play in virtual environments.
Founder(s): Christopher Dudick, Michel Marks

Third Room Third Room logo

Platform connecting rural schools with industry professionals.
Founder(s): Yefei Jin, Downey Meyer

Weird Enough Productions Weird Enough logo

Uses superheroes and comic books to promote SEL and literacy.
Founder(s): Tony Weaver, Jr.


For a complete list of the 2020 EBPC Semifinalists, read the press release. To learn more about the ventures, visit the 2020 EBPC Semifinalist Video Showcase.

2020 Final Judges: