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Persona Education selected as an Impact Challenge finalist in the Super Connect for Good competition

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Bristol, UK, 13th September 2022

Persona Education has today been selected as one of the Top 10 Impact Challenge Finalists in the Super Connect for Good competition. The Top 100, including Persona Education, will be featured in the European Tech for Good report to be released in early 2023 by Hays plc and Empact Ventures.

Super Connect for Good Impact Challenge Top 10 shortlist 2022

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The Super Connect for Good Competition seeks to discover and super connect the world’s best tech startups and scale-ups creating positive social impact that enhances people’s lives through technology. The event covers 10 innovation streams and will see the top 100 finalists across the UK, Ireland and Europe go head-to-head in live pitches to 10 Innovation Judges.

Innovation streams include AI for Good, EdTech, HealthTech, MedTech, Smart Cities, FinTech for Good, ClimateTech, General Tech for Good, Pre-Seed Challenge and the Impact Challenge. The competition Innovation Partners and Judges reviewed hundreds of applications with their teams to shortlist the Super Connect for Good Top 100 Finalists, who were today invited to pitch at the Top 100 Innovation Showcase on 13th October 2022.

The Top 100 will be featured in the European Tech for Good report released in early 2023 by Hays plc and Empact Ventures with the Top 10 winners featured with case studies, and the latter will receive prizes from the competition Innovation Partners. 

The winners will be announced by the Innovation Partners on 24th November 2022 at the Super Connect for Good Virtual Final.

“We are really pleased to be shortlisted as a top ten Super Connect for Good Impact Challenge startup by Empact Ventures and Hays. Our mission is to boost young people’s wellbeing and employability through social-emotional learning, so this recognition of the impact our programme is already having among thousands of young people all around the world, is very welcome.” said Pete Read, CEO & Co-founder of Persona Education.

To find out more about the Super Connect for Good 100 finalists, visit the competition website.

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About Persona Education Ltd

Persona Education is a UK based edtech start-up developing life skills solutions for secondary students and educational institutions. Its web and mobile e-learning apps are built around a scientifically proven personality insights framework, that is social, practical and memorable. For further information contact info@persona-life.com or +44 (0)117 313 2897.

About Persona Life Skills

Persona Life Skills is an e-learning platform for schools and colleges that uses personality insights to help teenagers navigate their life journey. The scaffolded, age appropriate curriculum guides students in building 22 life skills that map to Ofsted, ISI, Skills Builder, IB Learner Profile, AS Tracking, VIA Character, Gatsby and other benchmarks. For further information contact info@persona-life.com or +44 (0)117 313 2897.

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