Abwaab Wins First Place at the 2020 GSV Cup Hosted By GSV Ventures & Arizona State University

Amman, Jordan

 Abwaab, MENA’s smart online learning platform, today announces that it has nabbed the coveted 1st place spot after competing against 200 startups across the globe at the 2020 GSV Cup , an elite global competition for early-stage edtech startups. The annual competition, which is hosted by GSV Ventures and Arizona State University at the ASU GSV Summit, received more than 500 applications this year. After undergoing a rigorous judging process, Abwaab first made it to the Elite 200 list and then was shortlisted to the Top 3 by a group of esteemed VC judges. On the last day of the summit, the Jordanian-based startup was voted Top 1 by a live audience, winning $150k in cash and $75k in Google Cloud Credit.

“We are so honored and humbled to receive this award,” said Hamdi Tabbaa, Co-Founder & CEO, Abwaab. “We would like to thank each and every person who voted for us. As the first and only startup from the Middle East to be a contender at this competition, winning 1st place makes this moment so much more special for us. We’re more excited than ever to deliver on our mission of making high-quality education accessible and affordable to each and every student in our region.”

Watch Abwaab’s award-winning pitch here.


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