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And The Winners Are...

This year’s Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition winners were announced last week. 

May 12, 2013

This year’s Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition winners were announced last week. 

Key competition facts:

  • 250 applications from 17 countries
  • $145,000 in prize money
  • Ten finalists                      

Here is a summary of the four winners (for details, see this article):

Raise Labs: “reinventing financial aid”

Persistence Plus: using mobile technology to help more students graduate from college

Autism Expressed: “teaches digital skills to improve transition outcomes for special education students”

BiblioNasium: “free, protected social network for children ages 6-12 designed to engage, encourage, and excite children about reading”

What start-ups have caught your eye lately?


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