Prize 25K
Markets Data & Analytics Education Finance Gaming Media +11
Sanoma is inviting digital learning startups to participate in the Sanoma Startup Challenge, in an effort to actively support the future of education

The Sanoma Startup Challenge is a startup competition that is open to European startups in the field of children's education.

Minimally 5 selected finalists will be invited for a workshop in Amsterdam on April 23 to pitch their ideas and receive extensive feedback and mentoring from Sanoma. Additionally, the finalist will also be invited to The Next Web Conference in Amsterdam on April 24 & 25 and get the opportunity to pitch their startup to the conference audience and a professional jury.

The winner of the Sanoma Startup Challenge will receive a cash prize of 25,000 euro and the chance to improve and expand their business with the support of Sanoma.


Startup Criteria

We are looking for startups focusing on the following areas:

• European-based companies in the market for K-12 education (up to 18 years old, pre-university level...
Sanoma is inviting digital learning startups to participate in the Sanoma Startup Challenge, in an effort to actively support the future of education

The Sanoma Startup Challenge is a startup competition that is open to European startups in the field of children's education.

Minimally 5 selected finalists will be invited for a workshop in Amsterdam on April 23 to pitch their ideas and receive extensive feedback and mentoring from Sanoma. Additionally, the finalist will also be invited to The Next Web Conference in Amsterdam on April 24 & 25 and get the opportunity to pitch their startup to the conference audience and a professional jury.

The winner of the Sanoma Startup Challenge will receive a cash prize of 25,000 euro and the chance to improve and expand their business with the support of Sanoma.


Startup Criteria

We are looking for startups focusing on the following areas:

• European-based companies in the market for K-12 education (up to 18 years old, pre-university level education)

• Companies with a live product and growing customer base, but generating revenues below EUR 2 mln and not older than 5 years.

• B2B or B2C internet-related software services offered to schools, teachers, parents or children/students.

• Services aimed at improving learning in a broad sense, among others (but not restricted to):

• Personalized / adaptive / gamified learning software

• New learning content, educational apps, video’s, games

• Digital learning environments, student management systems

• Tutoring, home learning, pre-school education

• Analytics, productivity tools, comparison services


Details

• We are accepting applications beginning 1 November 2013

• The application round closes on 1 March 2014 at 23:59 CET

• Finalists will be invited to Amsterdam on 23-25 April 2014 (with travel expenses and conference ticket paid for by Sanoma)

By applying you accept the terms and conditions: www.sanomaventures.com/terms-and-conditions-ssc/
More information

Staff

Herman Kienhuis
Admin
Herman Kienhuis Managing Director of KPN Ventures, Partner at RIVER Venture Partners, Mentor at StartupBootcamp. Tech Venture Finance & Strategy
Markus Gnirck
Admin
Markus Gnirck COO Startupbootcamp FinTech

Startups/Companies