Description

GSV - Global Silicon Valley is a growth investment platform that invests in top companies in the digital learning section.

GSV invests in the most important EdTech companies around the world. By visiting the "Portfolio" section on the community's website, you will find all the companies they are investing in right now. You can filter your search by Fund I, II, and III, Active, or Exited.

Moreover, the "Insights" section has relevant research on the digital education landscape. It's the same research that GSV uses to analyze where to put their money, so if you are interested in the same sector it can be very useful.

On the other hand, don't forget to explore the "Careers" section, where your next career opportunity may lay. There are over 1,000 job postings from 60 diverse companies. Although most of the options are for working in the USA, you can find some remote offers or positions in Australia and Sweden.

Moreover, the community offers many opportunities for career growth. On the one hand, you can take an MBA in entrepreneurship or a startup boot camp. On the other hand, there are also virtual summits for you to participate in. Lastly, the community hosts a massive event called "ASU+GSV Summit". It brings together speakers from different countries and it has been done for the last 13 years.

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Details

  • Membership: Free Community
  • Year Founded: 2009
  • Founders:

    Deborah Quazzo and Michael Cohn

  • Online Group: No
  • Online Platform: Own Platform
  • Job board: Yes
  • Language: English
  • Method: Virtual
Benefits

Find a job:
Through the "Careers" section, you will be able to explore +1,000 job postings from 60 diverse companies. After reading the description you can apply by clicking on the "I'm interested" button or referring a friend.

Invest in digital education:
This community is focused on taking advantage of technology to improve education quality worldwide. Different posts in the "Insights" section will help you understand market research for your next investment.

Participate in the ASU+GSV Summit:
It's an event that has been done for the last 13 years. It brings together speakers and industry experts from all over the world. Indeed, it's an incredible opportunity to learn from others' experiences.

Requirements

No requirements.

Place

Learning Events

The ASU+GSV Summit is a three-day annual event. It focuses on promoting digital learning to ensure equal access to high-quality education worldwide. By attending, you will be able to hear from world-class speakers and industry experts. Additionally, GSV also provides virtual summits thorough the year.

Networking Events

You can connect and interact with other founders and people with entrepreneurial mindsets by participating in GSV's summits (both virtual and in-person). Additionally, the MBA in entrepreneurship and the startup boot camp are also great opportunities to expand your professional network.

Content Library

The "Insights" section on the community's website is very helpful. On the one hand, you can find news, which informs members about the last trends and key facts to invest in digital education. On the other hand, there are pieces of research about the market that EdTech companies are facing and how it affects investors.

Additionally, the community has a video library and a podcast library. Videos are related to emerging technology and workforce while podcasts address other issues from the perspective of technology and education experts.

Courses/Cohorts

GSV Ventures offers a Startup Bootcamp. It lasts 7 weeks and it's virtual. Members of the boot camp have classes with different industry experts who teach them how to build confidence, capabilities, connections, and courage to grow a company.

On the other hand, you can also take the community's MBA in entrepreneurship. It's also completely virtual, and it focuses on developing exceptional entrepreneurs.

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"World-class speakers... and very focused learning communities around affinity topics... I've never experienced anything quite like it". -Amanda

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