Estonian EdTech firm in World Cup Tech Challenge final

1 May 2014 | Author: Kirsten Morel

Estonian EdTech firm, eKool has made it to the finals of the Launch: Silicon Valley, World Cup Tech Challenge, organised by SVForum. 

eKool, a student performance monitoring tool, has been chosen along with 29 other firms from countries including Finland, France, Israel, Germany, Thailand and the USA to compete at the challenge.

In the EdTech section, eKool is up against American, French, Thai and South African opposition.

The finals take place at Microsoft's campus in Mountain View Silicon Valley on 20 May. At the event the team from eKool will be expected to pitch to a group of investors. The final decision on who wins is a combination of investors' opinion, audience voting and an online public vote.

As well as EdTech, the World Cup Tech Challenge has sections for Health Tech, Digital Media / Mobile, NextGen Technology and Enterprise Software.

The list of firms involved in the shortlis is fascinating, take a look at all the finalists here.

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