The University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education (Penn GSE) and the Milken Family Foundation announced the winners of the 2013 Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition (EBPC), held on May 7-8 on the Penn campus. Raise Labs was the big winner of the day, earning the most prize money ever at the Competition with three $25,000 prizes – the Milken Family Foundation First Prize, the Startl Prize for Open Educational Resources and the K12 Prize for Online Learning in Grades K-12. Education entrepreneurs from 10 early-stage start-ups competed in the final phase of the competition, which features seven prizes totaling $145,000 in funding.
The deadline for submissions to the 3rd Annual Games for Change Awards is Friday, March 23. The Games for Change Awards recognize the best attributes of social impact games. There are a number of new award categories this year including: Most Significant Impact, Most Innovative Game, Best Gameplay, Knight News Game, and Game of the [...]
The 2012 EdTech Digest Awards are now open! The deadline for entries is February 14, 2012. The EdTech Digest Awards Program recognizes people in and around education for outstanding contributions in transforming education through technology to enrich the lives of learners everywhere. Featuring the best and brightest in edtech, the annual recognition program seeks to [...]
DreamIt Ventures has opened the application process for their Summer 2012 accelerator program in New York City. The DreamIt program has helped launch 64 companies since 2008. The program will run from May 14th to Aug 17th (with Kickoff Weekend in New York April 27th & 28th). See the full schedule for the application process [...]
The HASTAC/MacArthur Foundation Badges for Lifelong Learning Competition has opened applications in their Badges for Lifelong Learning Competition Stage Two. Applications from organizations, teams, or individuals skilled in designing digital badge systems for Stage 1 winners’ and official Competition collaborators learning content. Submissions for Stage 2 are due no later than January 16, 2012 at 8pm EST [...]
The HASTAC/MacArthur Foundation Badges for Lifelong Learning Competition today announced the 60 winners of Stage One of the Competition. For the list of winners, see www.dmlcompetition.net. The Competition is held in collaboration with the Mozilla Foundation, and is part of the 4th Digital Media and Learning Competition funded by the MacArthur Foundation and administered by HASTAC. The Badges for [...]
Startl is happy to share the news that the 2012 Milken-PennGSE Education Business Plan Competition is now accepting submissions. This year there will be over $90,000 in prizes awarded!
The application process for LAUNCHedu is now open!
The Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) has announced Wave 3 and up to $12 million in new grants. NGLC is In partnership with EDUCAUSE, the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL), the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), the League for Innovation in the Community College, and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. The winners of the first two waves [...]
Applications available online, due Oct. 17, 2011 A world-class opportunity awaits U.S. college graduates with innovative ideas for a new business. The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is expanding its successful Global Scholars Program to include up to 10 recent graduates from U.S. colleges and universities who will join Scholars from around the world. During the [...]