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?