PathMatch is thrilled to announce that we have been selected to The Elite 200, the distinguished list of semifinalists set to compete in the 2023 GSV Cup!
The GSV Cup, widely recognized as the world’s largest EdTech pitch competition for early-stage digital learning and workforce skills startups, takes place at the ASU+GSV Summit April 17-19, 2023, in San Diego, CA. The cup, powered by GSV Ventures, Google Cloud, HolonIQ, HubSpot for Startups, and ASU RealmSpark, will award $1MM in cash & prizes.
PathMatch was selected from a global applicant pool of 900+ startups across 69 countries, representing the largest and most competitive applicant pool for the GSV Cup. More than 200 judges from leading venture capital firms and strategic partners in digital learning and workforce skills, including Accel, Bessemer Venture Partners, Blume Ventures, ECMC Group, and more, leveraged a rigorous framework to evaluate each startup and determine the 200 most promising companies.
This year, top venture capital firms and strategic partners in digital learning and workforce skills evaluated 900+ applicants using the "Five P's" framework: people, product, potential, predictability, and purpose. Learn more about this year's Elite 200 and click here to read more about the selection process.
“Our GSV Cup semifinalists epitomize our 2023 theme, Brave New World – you can’t use an old map for a new world. These 200 companies are charting new courses and drawing new maps to achieve the scaled delivery of learning and skills. We all hope to achieve the mission that ALL people deserve equal access to the future through the innovations of these great founders,” said Deborah Quazzo, Managing Partner of GSV Ventures and Co-founder of the ASU+GSV Summit.
Past winners and semifinalists of the GSV Cup include: Abwaab, Curious Cardinals, Ethena, Kibo Schools, LingoAce , uDocz, and many more.
For more information on how PathMatch helps businesses connect with Gen Z interns and recent grads, click here.