The full jury for the first Nordic Edtech Award has been announced. The respected representatives of each Nordic country will select the best among the five finalists that will pitch on the XcitED stage on 30 November.

"We, at the Nordic Edtech Alliance, are honoured and #XcitED to have such luminaries sitting on our jury panel. It is wonderful to combine insights from every Nordic country in such a heavy-weight line-up! To get the feedback from this jury is already a win for the finalists," — said Olli Vallo, co-founder of Kokoa Agency and the host of the Nordic Edtech Award.

Without further ado, please, meet the Nordic Edtech Award Jurors:

Marie Wall

Deputy Director Startups, Ministry of Innovation and Enterprise, Gov of Sweden

Salóme Guðmundsdóttir

CEO of Icelandic Startups

David Helgason

Founder of Unity Technologies


Johan Brand

Founder of Kahoot!

Linda Liukas

Creator of Hello Ruby

The jury will select the best Nordic educational technology startup which reflects the Nordic values. The winner will get the place in xEdu Spring 2018 Program and 10 000 € investment. The Nordic EdTech Award will be closing the XcitED track at Slush 2017. Make sure to get your XcitED pass before they run out of stock.

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