Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition and Conference


About the Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition

History of Success

The EBPC is considered the most prestigious and well-funded education business plan competition, attracting innovative ideas from around the world. Since 2010, the competition has awarded more than $1.4 million in cash prizes. Winners and finalists have gone on to secure more than $140 million in funding. 

Exclusively for Education Entrepreneurs

The competition celebrates and nurtures meaningful innovations in education, offering a full range of supports to elevate ideas to the next level and move research into practice.  

Dynamic Ecosystem

By entering the EBPC, you join an education ecosystem of engaged investors, entrepreneurs, practitioners, and researchers all striving to address persistent and emerging problems in education. 

Unrivaled Partners

The Milken family - several of whom are Penn graduates - embody the Franklin spirit and through successful educational entrepreneurship - from pre-K services through college education for working adults - as well as investments in education enterprises, have demonstrated a commitment to the leaders of tomorrow. 

Penn GSE is one of the nation's premier research education schools, leading the way with unique partnerships with educators worldwide. The Ivy League's University of Pennsylvania is notably entrepreneurial, launching innovative degree programs for practicing professionals such as the first master's degree in Education Entrepreneurship.