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2020 Startup Challenge Special Part 5: ConnectED Mobile

We’re proud to announce this year’s Semifinalists for the 2019-2020 Penn Wharton Startup Challenge. Teams consist of students from The Wharton School, The College of Arts and Sciences and The School of Engineering and Applied Science. The Startup Challenge and Showcase attracts the best and brightest entrepreneurial minds from across the Penn community as they compete for a chance to win $135,000 in cash and prizes.


  • BIO: ConnectED Mobile works with the nation’s largest 4G LTE mobile provider to offer family plan pricing directly to individuals. We primarily serve international students, who arrive in the US without families with whom to access a family plan, nor the social security numbers and US credit history required for postpaid plans. Plans start at $22.99/month and include unlimited 3G data in the US and 2G data abroad. Since launching in 2019, ConnectED Mobile now serves students at over 20+ leading universities.
  • TEAM MEMBERS: ANDIE KAPLAN (WG’20); COLBY COX (C’20)
  • ADDITIONAL LINKS: WEBSITE | LINKEDIN