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The 2024 application opens January 22 and closes February 19.

Education and EdTech ventures interested in applying to the 2024 Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition do not need to wait until the application opens to start preparing their application materials. Review application components, eligibility, rules, and more on the Apply page. New this year, ventures will apply through Catapult, the Catalyst @ Penn GSE free, virtual accelerator.

Register for Catapult

2024 Awards

Since 2010, the Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition has awarded more than $2 million in funding and support to education ventures making an impact through innovation. The 2024 awards include:

—Michael & Lori Milken Family Foundation Grand Prize: $40,000

—Cognativ Inc. Prize: $25,000

—Magnitude Digital Prize: $10,000

—Audience Choice Prize presented by Osage Venture Partners: $5,000

Learn more about the competition rules and judging.

The 2023 Winners

Congratulations to the Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition 2023 Winners, Unlocked Labs, Skizaa, Storyshares, and EdVisorly. Learn more.

Our Sponsors

The Milken-Penn GSE EBPC is grateful to our additional generous and forward-thinking sponsors: