PathMatch Selected to the 2023 GSV Cup Top 20

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(March 7, 2022) PathMatch has been selected to the 2023 Top 20, the acclaimed list of finalists in The GSV Cup—the world’s largest pitch competition for startups within the digital learning and workforce skills sector—at the 14th Annual ASU+GSV Summit. This is the second time that PathMatch has been voted into the finals.

Companies selected to The Top 20 represent the top pre-seed and seed-stage startups in digital learning across the “Pre-K to Gray” space. PathMatch 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. 

PathMatch was selected from a record-breaking pool of 900+ applicants from more than 69 countries which was further narrowed to The Elite 200 semifinalists. Using the "Five P's" framework (People, Product, Potential, Predictability, and Purpose), this year's Top 20 most promising companies were rigorously evaluated and selected by an esteemed panel of 200+ judges from leading venture capital firms and strategic partners in digital learning. Watch PathMatch compete on Stage X at ASU+GSV 2023 live in San Diego or virtually via the Virtual Summit live stream!

“We are thrilled to be a finalist with so many other amazing tech companies,” says Nancy Soni, CEO of PathMatch. “It’s incredible to see that our mission to help today’s students navigate tomorrow’s workforce has resonated with so many investors and business leaders. We’re excited to compete and pitch PathMatch on stage.

The Top 20 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 GSV Cup is powered by Google Cloud, GSV Ventures, HolonIQ, HubSpot for Startups, and ASU RealmSpark.

See PathMatch and the rest of the companies selected to the GSV Cup at


PathMatch is the leading AI-powered Early-Career Talent Development and Recruiting platform helping companies develop, scout, and hire their next-generation of talent from one simple platform. We do this through our Career Navigation App for Students which matches students to careers and companies based on variables that determine fit. Students learn relevant skills companies need through our library of 6000+ videos tailored by companies.

We help companies bring their campus recruiting strategy into the digital age where Gen Z plays. Companies can brand themselves as future employers to their target audience and develop their future talent without ever having to connect with college career centers, saving companies hundreds of thousands of dollars and thousands of recruiter hours collecting and screening through unqualified candidates.


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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