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.

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

Startup Grind

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.

The Experience vs. Education Curve in Startups


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.

Entrepreneurship Education as Exciting as Video Games???


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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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

Both Sides of the Table

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.

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.

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.

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: 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.

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 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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How Battery Entrepreneurs Learned the Power of Environmentally Responsible Business

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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 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.

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.


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.

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

Impact Hub

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

UBI Global

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.

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.

3 Impactful Stories From Impact Hub Madrid

Impact Hub

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

Impact Hub

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.

A Really Interesting Online Education Company in Korea: Megastudy


Today’s New York Times has half page article on a billion dollar (US$) public Korean company named Megastudy. My partner Peter Fenton and I had the luxury of meeting with this company a few years back, and I always had hoped to find the U.S. equivalent. Truth be told, Business Week profiled the company two

3 Top-Paying MBA Concentrations in 2018

Startup Grind

In Australia, some educators may refer to this as a "major." Education Management Strategy TechnologyMany Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree programs offer their students the opportunity to choose a concentration, which can also be called a "specialization" or a "track."

Video Of The Week: Angela Duckworth – Grit

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Angela’s theory of “Grit” as a predictor of success in education, careers, and life is powerful. A few years ago, we invited Angela Duckworth to speak to our portfolio company CEOs at our annual get together.

Annual EntreEd Forum 2018 Recap


On September 28-30, over one hundred educators from across the nation gathered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for the annual EntreEd Forum presented by The Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education.

Jeremy Rossman of Make School on Income Share Agreements and the Future of College

Y Combinator

1:55 – How are their students differentiated from students educated in a traditional CS program? 19:40 – The education landscape 20 years from now. 23:30 – Education stacking. Jeremy Rossman is the cofounder of Make School. Make School is a college for computer science headquartered in San Francisco. Make School students don’t pay until they have a job after graduation. They were part of YC’s Winter 2012 batch.

Next Level Entrepreneurship: Investing in a New Generation of Startups

Entrepreneurs' Organization

The program’s name reflects its focus on five pillars for startup success: Customer, Achievement, Recognition, Education and Social. For many established entrepreneurs, establishing a purpose and passion beyond business is a fulfilling way to truly make a mark.

The Future of Professional Development

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Written for EO by Kamy Anderson, an ed-tech enthusiast who writes on emerging technologies in the areas of corporate training and education. . Traditional education is falling out of fashion because both employers and employees are now seeking practical skills and applied knowledge.