4 Strategies to Integrate Ethics into Entrepreneurship Education

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We interviewed three leaders in entrepreneurship education about several ways to teach tomorrow's entrepreneurs about ethics. The post 4 Strategies to Integrate Ethics into Entrepreneurship Education appeared first on VentureWell. Faculty entrepreneurship education teaching resources

Mission 2025: Planning the Future of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education

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What are the topics and challenges in I&E education that should be addressed between now and 2025? The post Mission 2025: Planning the Future of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education appeared first on VentureWell.

how collaboration can improve entrepreneurship education

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An assistant professor of innovation and entrepreneurship at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, The post how collaboration can improve entrepreneurship education appeared first on VentureWell. Tom Katona had been thinking quite a bit about a simple question.

Strengthening financial education in Argentina with honesty and integrity

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

2018 YLAI Fellow Gastón is the founder of eaInversores , an online platform based in Córdoba, Argentina, that provides low-cost investment assistance and financial literacy education. His organization, eaInversores, provides financial education through online courses and conferences.

25 education trends for 2018

This is going to be BIG.

Year after year, educators and those invested in education love to speculate about what will take off in the near future. In almost all of the commentary from both educators and industry, the mention of AR and VR for 2018’s big trends were ubiquitous.

The Value of Media Literacy Education

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

The following blog post was adapted from ” If Every Day Were April Fool’s Day ,” a column by members of the Newseum Education staff that recently appeared in the Freedom Forum Institute’s newsletter, “ First Five.” The answer is media literacy education.

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Tech Startups Are Changing Education For The Better

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In the last decade, we have been able to see an immense growth of technology involvement in education. Technology, big data and the Internet have started revolutionizing every aspect of education in the recent years. Here's how tech startups are changing education for the better.

Adding Another “E” to STEM Education

EntreEd

Merging STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) and entrepreneurship education ensures that students reach their full potential and are equipped with the necessary skill sets for an ever-changing world. The post Adding Another “E” to STEM Education appeared first on EntreEd.

The Experience vs. Education Curve in Startups

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Years ago I came across the idea that in entrepreneurship, education and experience contribute to likelihood of success roughly like you see in the chart here. The underlying assumption is that a lot of education makes up for very little experience, and vice-versa.

A Must Read Book for the Educated Class

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Mamaw isn’t educated and, in fact, scorns “elites” but knows that if J.D. I just finished Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance. I can’t recommend this book strongly enough. I loved it in so many ways.

Hacking Innovation Education in New York

This is going to be BIG.

The local tech community is figuring this out, not surprisingly, way before the academic institutions are—and where it is being discovered by academia, it’s being done on a one-off basis by educational revolutionaries in the innovation space who aren’t stopping to ask their schools for permission or to change curricula. If you don’t build a network of entrepreneurs around you—how are you ever going to figure out how to better educate them?

A Call to Brains: Can We Mobilize Education Like Manufacturing in WWII?

This is going to be BIG.

The same politicians who champion strength and defense are making the most destructive cuts to our best weapon against our enemies: education. Exponentially spending on education should be seen as patriotic in the way that increasing industrial output was in the 1940's. "In May 1940, Franklin D. Roosevelt called for the production of 185,000 aeroplanes, 120,000 tanks, 55,000 anti-aircraft guns and 18 million tons of merchant shipping in two years.

7 Class Exercises to Amplify Innovative Thinking

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Faculty entrepreneurship education teaching resourcesWe curated a fresh new list of cutting-edge class exercises to incorporate into innovation and entrepreneurship curriculum. The post 7 Class Exercises to Amplify Innovative Thinking appeared first on VentureWell.

Video Of The Week: Duolingo On SNL

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

hacking educationOur portfolio company Duolingo was the subject of a funny skit on SNL a few weeks ago.

What Should We Make of Peter Thiel’s “20 Under 20? Education Program?

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We need to take some risks in education and in innovation in this country so anybody that it trying to break through the traditional mold and try to create a new model ought to be lauded, not attacked. The value of a college education. I am very passionate and on record about the value of education. Education is self discovery. The challenges of a system that aims to educate all equally. I do struggle still with our college education system in the US.

Faculty Spotlight: Khanjan Mehta from Lehigh University

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Khanjan Mehta from Lehigh University is working to transform entrepreneurship education to focus on executing ideas, not just ideation. Faculty entrepreneurship education teaching resources

Bioengineering Capstone Programs: 5 Ways to Maximize Impact

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Early Stage Innovators Faculty Healthcare Technology Biomedical Engineering entrepreneurship education higher education teaching resourcesBioengineering capstone programs help prepare students for real-world challenges in a way that is different from any traditional lab course. The post Bioengineering Capstone Programs: 5 Ways to Maximize Impact appeared first on VentureWell.

Rethinking Pitch Competitions: Create Value, Not a Spectacle

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Early Stage Innovators I&E Ecosystems competitions entrepreneurship entrepreneurship education innovation startupVentureWell Director of Venture Development, Eli Velasquez offers insights on how to develop pitch competitions that provide maximum support to startups.

pop-up classes: a simple, effective approach to supporting young innovators

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Faculty entrepreneurship education teaching resourcesWe’ve compiled some of the key elements to think about as you create your pop-up classes, and outlined a variety of options to keep in mind.

Active Learning Classroom Activities for Student Innovators

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Faculty entrepreneurship education teaching resourcesWe’ve asked some of our faculty grantees to share their active learning exercises that you can use to help refine your own coursework for maximum impact.

Faculty Spotlight: Nordica MacCarty from Oregon State University

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Faculty entrepreneurship education teaching resourcesNordica MacCarty from Oregon State University is helping students invent sustainable household energy systems for developing communities. .

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Faculty Spotlight: Julie Messing from Kent State University

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Faculty entrepreneurship education teaching resourcesJulie Messing from Kent State University is working to help all students, regardless of discipline, gain an entrepreneurial mindset. The post Faculty Spotlight: Julie Messing from Kent State University appeared first on VentureWell.

Faculty Spotlight: Gary Brooking from Wichita State University

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Faculty entrepreneurship entrepreneurship education innovation STEM teaching resourcesGary Brooking from Wichita State University helps students develop a mindset that is open to understand broader issues to better solve problems.

Do You Have the Right Answers to these Intellectual Property Questions?

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Early Stage Innovators I&E Ecosystems E-Team entrepreneurship entrepreneurship education innovation startupIn honor of World Intellectual Property Day, we put together a quick-reference guide on the role IP rights play in innovation and entrepreneurship.

Startup Horror Stories: Scary Situations Entrepreneurs Can Avoid With Stress Tests

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Early Stage Innovators I&E Ecosystems customer discovery E-Team entrepreneurship education Mentors startup teaching resourcesFrightened to fail? Face your fears! Download a free stress test to identify your startup's vulnerabilities and brainstorm contingency plans.

Faculty Spotlight: Scott Shrake from Colorado State University

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Faculty entrepreneurial mindset entrepreneurship higher education innovation teaching resourcesFor Scott Shrake, teaching allows him to interact with students who believe that everything is possible and recognize that failure is temporary.

Education sales vs execution sales

Tomasz Tunguz

When going to market, startups tend to pursue one of two sales strategies, either education sales or execution sales.These sales strategies are substantially different. The Education Sale. If your customers don’t know they need your product yet, then the sales process is an education sale. Education sales are common when creating a new market (TiVo inventing the DVR) or when bringing existing technologies to new market segments (CRM for restaurants).

OPEN 2019: Engaging, Inspiring, and Transforming the I&E Ecosystem

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Early Stage Innovators Entrepreneurial Mindset Faculty I&E Ecosystems entrepreneurship education innovation entrepreneurship openThe VentureWell OPEN 2019 conference was one for the books. Here's a photo essay highlighting the engaging and inspiring conference. The post OPEN 2019: Engaging, Inspiring, and Transforming the I&E Ecosystem appeared first on VentureWell.

The Future of Corporate Venture Capital

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All International Investor Education Venture Capital InvestingThe following is an excerpt from 500’s CVC report. How has corporate venture capital changed? In the decade since the Great Recession, we have seen digital upstarts – taking advantage of disruptive technologies from AI to IoT – reshape the economy and the corporate pecking order.

Entrepreneurship Activities on Campus: Helping Students Leverage the Power of an Ecosystem

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Early Stage Innovators Faculty I&E Ecosystems competitions entrepreneurship higher education I-Corps innovation STEMFaculty play a key role in helping students identify campus entrepreneurship activities that most align with their personal and professional interests.

The challenges facing startups serving K-12 education

Tomasz Tunguz

Ariel Diaz wrote an insightful post in PandoDaily yesterday outlining the state of affairs in online education. Ariel touched on the history of education, catalogued the problems of the status quo and pointed to a few innovative initiatives. The major for-profit education companies, Capella and Phoenix, serve university students. 2Tor/2U brings online education to offline colleges.

Intensive Design Experience: Preparing Engineering Students for the Real World

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Faculty Spotlight: Dustyn Roberts from Temple University

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Entrepreneurial Mindset Faculty E-Team higher education innovation teaching resourcesProfessor Roberts strives to create classroom environments and session plans that enable a-ha moments for students.

How Battery Entrepreneurs Learned the Power of Environmentally Responsible Business

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Funding Friday: GameBender

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

crowdfunding Games hacking education UncategorizedI backed this cool project to make a game console for a scratch games today. Games that you can edit/change are such a great way to teach kids how to program and instruct machines.

Outschooling

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

But education is not. hacking educationA few months ago I posted some data on this blog that showed the growth of homeschooling in the US with almost 5% of K12 students being schooled at home. I wrote at the end of that post: This is a trend to watch and, possibly, to invest in. Well, invest in it we did. Yesterday Rebecca posted our investment rationale for Outschool , a company that offers real time group classes taught largely by very experienced K12 teachers over live video.

How One Woman Is Giving Every Child The Right To Play

Impact Hub

Through the play kit and educational content, the child experiences learning through playing with their mother in collaboration with the social worker and prison psychologist. Age and education level is not the same for everyone.

Behind the scenes: The challenges of building an EdTech startup

Startup Grind

Many have tried to revolutionize education and failed. Education startups need science and research based evidence on their approach to learning and education. I would definitely recommend UCL educate program for that side.

Impact Hub Honolulu Is Growing In Hawaii

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Many of our events and programming are focused on our impact areas: sustainability, education, and innovation. She’s also a plant-based chef, author, and educator, and teaches monthly cooking classes, manages a wellness website, and is always in the kitchen making delicious foods.

New Whitepaper: The 2019 Innovation Landscape – Free to Download

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Blog Innovation Insights #Gamification 2019 Innovation Landscape Agriculture Artificial Intelligence Big Data Digital Health Education Environment Housing Immigration IoT Medicine Politics Retail Security Socioeconomics TravelA New Start for a New Year Let the 2019 innovation begin! Startups, incubation programs and corporations around the world are joining the renaissance of innovation that is expanding across multiple industries.

3 Impactful Stories From Impact Hub Madrid

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HumansofImpactHub Europe SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities SDG 4 - Quality Education SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure Social innovation female empowerment programs socent#ImpactOnTour ’s next stop this year is Impact Hub Madrid: at the forefront of innovation.

Bringing Hope to Marginalised Young Women

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Pained by this, Jennifer founded Tariro , a charity organisation that seeks to assist young women and girls in HIV/AIDS-afflicted communities through education and empowerment. 14 years ago, an American teenager travelled to Zimbabwe to follow one of her passions, mbira music.

Faculty Spotlight: Marc Facciotti from the University of California-Davis

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Faculty entrepreneurship education teaching resourcesMarc Facciotti from the University of California-Davis a strong advocate for creative work that is initiated by students or that is student-directed.