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Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition and Conference

Education Business Plan Competition 2020 Finalists

We are thrilled to announce the 2020 Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition Finalists.

After two rounds of deliberation by hundreds of online judges, the following ventures are moving on to the third and final round of competition, during which they will compete for nearly $100,000 in cash and prizes.

These impressive Finalists address the most pressing challenges in education—such as social-emotional learning, STEM instruction, literacy, and community building—using adaptive technology, novel formats, principles of neuroscience, and more.

On October 6, the journey culminates for our Finalists with the Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition 2020 Virtual Finals, a two-hour “virtual pitch festival” featuring Finalist pitches with judge Q&A and an awards ceremony to announce the winners. Immediately following the awards ceremony, join us for interactive networking to connect with entrepreneurs, investors, practitioners, researchers, and more across the world.

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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.

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