Agora is a high-growth Communications-Platform-as-a-Service (CPaaS) provider delivering mobile-first, real-time communications for developers and businesses globally. Agora's API is the most widely adopted API for real-time communications around the world, installed on more than 500 million devices and rapidly growing. The Agora real-time communication stack includes features like include voice calling, video calling, group conferencing, interactive broadcasting, and much more. Reliable, accessible and scalable, Agoria.io provides communications services to organizations across industries, including telemedicine, education, financial services, customer service, social media applications, and mobile gaming.
American Student Assistance (ASA) is changing the way kids learn about careers and navigate postsecondary pathways through exploration, work-based learning, and free digital experiences. ASA meets students both in and beyond the classroom with digital tools, resources, and information to empower their career planning journeys. We believe that exploring career possibilities, as early as middle school, and having equitable access to education-to-career pathways aligned with one’s passions and goals will result in greater confidence and long-term success for all students.
Arizona State University creates an institution that is committed to excellence, access and impact. ASU measures itself by those it includes, not by those it excludes. ASU pursues research that contributes to the public good, and ASU assumes major responsibility for the economic, social and cultural vitality of the communities that surround it.
Ascend Learning is a provider of educational content and software tools for students, educational institutions and employers. With products that span the learning continuum, Ascend Learning focuses on high-growth careers in a range of industries, with a special focus on healthcare and other licensure-driven occupations.
Now in its 15th year, the ASU+GSV Summit is the world’s most important and impactful gathering of leaders across “Pre-K to Gray” education and workforce learning. The annual event is held in April in San Diego, where, in 2023, over 7,000 in-person registrants (a record) and 10,000 virtual attendees gathered to address the transformation of learning and skills delivery leveraging key developments in technology including generative artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and many other solutions. The community included a wide dispersion of sector leaders: 1,000 K-12 principals, superintendents, and leaders; 1,000 higher education Provosts, Presidents, Chancellors, and leaders; 1,200 enterprise leaders; 650 investors; and 1,700 edtech founders. 66 countries were represented including large contingents from Latin America, India, Africa, and Europe. Keynote speakers included Tencent Co-founder and Yidan Prize founder, Charles Chen; Stanford Dean, Dan Schwartz, Bill Gates, Sheryl Sandberg, Colorado Governor Jared Polis, Sal Khan, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Arne Duncan, Bari Weiss, Mitch Kapor and Freada Kapor Klein, Sheryl Lee Ralph, amongst many, many others. ASU+GSV also hosts the GSV Cup, the world’s largest global competition for early-stage education technology companies attracting over 900 applicants.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is a grant-making foundation that supports initiatives in education, world health and population, and community giving in the Pacific Northwest. In its local region, the foundation promotes strategies and programs that help low income families.The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation was co-founded by Bill Gates and Melinda Gates in 2000 and is based in Seattle, Washington, with regional offices in Washington, D.C.; New Delhi, India; Beijing, China; and London, United Kingdom. Its trustees are Bill and Melinda Gates, and Warren Buffett.
Burning Glass was founded in 1999 with the goal of developing the world’s leading technologies for matching people with jobs and they continue to be dedicated to this goal. Their technologies deliver intuitive insight across a range of functions, including workforce and economic development and career exploration and counseling, as well as job matching. Their pioneering solutions leverage a deep understanding of people and their careers in order to deliver superior workforce and marketplace insight. Their patented artificial intelligence engine learns from actual career patterns as observed in both structured and natural language contexts in order to deliver an intuitive, real-time awareness of how and when people move from job to job and of the kinds of skills and experiences that lead to successful placement.
At the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, they work t empower strong, independent leaders from academia and government, as well as the technology and nonprofit sectors to do the best work possible. They engage directly in the communities they serve because no one understands their society’s challenges like those who live them everyday. These partners help us identify problems and opportunities, learn fast and iterate toward their goals for the next century.
Coursera is an online education company that serves over 20 million registered learners by partnering with 140 of the world’s best universities and education institutions. On Coursera, anyone, anywhere can access over 1,000 online courses and Specializations in dozens of fields in order to achieve meaningful career, educational, and personal enrichment goals throughout their lives. The company was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.
ETS was founded in 1947 when the American Council on Education, the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the College Entrance Examination Board contributed their testing programs, a portion of their assets and a number of key employees to form an independent nonprofit organization under the leadership of Henry Chauncey.
Ellucian provide the higher education software, services, and analytics you need to manage your day-to-day campus business faster, easier, and more effectively. It’s been our total focus for more than 40 years. That passion speaks for itself: today Ellucian serve 2,400 institutions in 40 countries across the globe.
At Goldman Sachs, we believe progress is everyone’s business. That’s why we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, Goldman Sachs is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices in all major financial centers around the world.