Codelicious Named Finalist For Purdue Foundry’s WomenIN Tech Pitch Competition
Startup delivering computer science and coding curriculum-as-a-service among six finalists competing at Purdue on March 6th
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (February 22, 2018) — Codelicious, a Carmel-based startup providing comprehensive, teacher-led coding curriculum designed for elementary and middle school students, has been chosen as one of six finalists for Purdue Foundry's WomenIN Tech Pitch Competition.
Codelicious will compete for a chance at winning $5,000 in cash and over $12,500 worth of in-kind support. Partners of this competition include the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, the Jane Brock-Wilson Women in Management Center in the Krannert School of Management, Purdue Railyard and others.
“It is an exciting honor to have the opportunity to be a pitch finalist with these amazing women-led companies,” Codelicious CEO and Co-Founder Christine McDonnell shared. “The talent demonstrated by this group is a reflection of the strong leadership that women founders and co-founders can provide to startups.”
In January of 2017, Codelicious launched School Solutions: a curriculum-as-a- service product that provides comprehensive, teacher-led coding curriculum, designed for elementary and middle school students that engages students at their level of skill and interest.
Codelicious will continue to support computer science and coding learning opportunities through partnerships with the IWiT Championship, Girl Scouts of Indiana, Carmel Clay Parks and Recreation summer camps, and other tech and community organizations.