∞edu selected as GSV Cup Elite200

[San Francisco, California, AND Miami, Florida] (Jan 18, 2022) ∞edu has been selected to The Elite 200, the acclaimed list of semifinalists in The GSV Cup — the world’s largest pitch competition for EdTech startups run by female-led, multi-stage venture capital firm GSV Ventures. Companies selected to The Elite 200 represent the top pre-seed and seed stage startups in digital learning across the “Pre-K to Gray” space. ∞edu will now compete for up to $1M in cash and prizes in San Diego this April at the ASU+GSV Summit, the annual education technology event hosted by Arizona State University and GSV Ventures.


∞edu was selected from a global applicant pool of 750+ companies, the largest application pool for the GSV Cup yet. More than 175 judges from leading venture capital firms and strategic partners in digital learning like Accel, General Atlantic, Reach Capital, and Owl Ventures, among others, used rigorous criteria to determine the 200 most promising companies.


“This will be our second year participating in the GSV Summit and we are excited to be included amongst the leading organizations in Ed-Tech.” - Naomi Thomas, CEO of ∞edu


The Elite 200 companies serve learners from Pre-K to Gray, with companies well-distributed across the following categories: Early Childhood, K-12, Higher Education, Adult Consumer Learning, and Adult Enterprise Learning. The 2022 Elite 200 continue to break barriers, comprised of an increasingly diverse and global group:

  • 58% of companies have female founders

  • 51% of companies have founders that identify as people of color

  • 44% of companies are based outside the United States


The GSV Cup is powered by Google Cloud, HubSpot for Startups, HolonIQ, and GSV Ventures.


See ∞edu and the rest of the companies selected to the GSV Cup Elite 200 at https://www.asugsvsummit.com/gsv-cup-elite-200





ABOUT ∞edu

∞edu builds web3 tech education software and hardware for diverse learners.

By leveraging gamification, mentorship, and incentives, we are the future of tech education— not only capturing retention, but more importantly, retaining it.



ABOUT GSV VENTURES

GSV Ventures is a female-led, multi-stage venture capital firm focused on the $7+ trillion education sector. The fund is currently investing out of GSV Ventures Fund III and backs innovative entrepreneurs around the world in the "Pre-K to Gray" Arc of Learning. GSV manages over $675 million in global EdTech investments. Portfolio holdings include Andela, Class Technologies, ClassDojo, Coursera, Course Hero, Degreed, Guild, MasterClass, Outlier, Photomath, Quizizz, Lead School, Brightchamps, and ClassPlus, among others.


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Tarlon Khoubyari tarlon@infinityedu.io