online education: tips and resources for innovation and entrepreneurship educators

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We’ve compiled key learnings and best practices from educators in our community who have adjusted to the demands of online education. The post online education: tips and resources for innovation and entrepreneurship educators appeared first on VentureWell.

The Education Transformation

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Back in March 2009, USV hosted an event called Hacking Education. It was the beginning of our effort to invest in the transformation of the education sector. As Rebecca was developing her presentation, I wrote an email to her that said: when did we do Hacking Education? Rebecca concludes her post with these optimistic words: Our education portfolio has become a core value driver in our funds. hacking education

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CS Education Week

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

This week is CS Education Week. There are CS Education week events all around the world, mostly in schools where students will do an hour of coding. In NYC, where I do most of my CS Education work, there are CS Education week events in many/most of the public school buildings this week. Celebrating CS Education Week in your school or your child’s school is a great thing to do and I encourage everyone to celebrate CS Education week by doing that this week

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

2020 Database Strategies and Contact Acquisition Survey Report

As buyer expectations continue to heighten, marketing and sales teams are feeling pressured to deliver authentic messaging to buyers at every point of their customer journey. This report aims to highlight the current state of B2B database and contact acquisition strategies, and organizations’ goals to leverage data to fuel their go-to-market strategies in 2020 and beyond.

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. Faculty I&E Ecosystems early stage innovator entrepreneurship education higher education open STEM teaching resources

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. Faculty I&E Ecosystems entrepreneurial mindset

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. The post Strengthening financial education in Argentina with honesty and integrity appeared first on Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative.

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. Parents, teachers and school administrators are all experiencing this positive change that is modernizing, improving and facilitating education across the planet. Here's how tech startups are changing education for the better.

how to strengthen IP education in university ecosystems

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We identified potentially promising—and interrelated—solutions to common obstacles to comprehensive IP education. The post how to strengthen IP education in university ecosystems appeared first on VentureWell. Faculty intellectual property teaching resources

25 education trends for 2018

eSchool News

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. And as far as riveting news goes, nothing quite peaks the interest like new trends that have the potential to fundamentally change learning.

Entrepreneurship Education as Exciting as Video Games???

EntreEd

The post Entrepreneurship Education as Exciting as Video Games??? appeared first on EntreEd. News Articles of Note News Room

Role of Education on Climate Change

Impact Hub

Climate change education is central in making people sensitive to the global epidemic currently underway. The climate literacy framework guides the governments affiliated to the United Nations on how to introduce climate change and sustainable development goals in education curricula. Climate literacy requires a practical education. Unfortunately, according to a report by The Guardian , climate change education is directed towards spreading fear and anxiety in children.

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?

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.

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.

The Experience vs. Education Curve in Startups

Gust

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. This is my opinion, based on (how nice) education and experience. There’s no amount of education that has much likelihood of success with no experience whatsoever.

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. Media literacy education is not new, but the recent intensified interest in building up these essential skills has cast light on some holes in traditional approaches. But educators can’t do it alone.

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Working in Corporate Provided the Education She Needed to Become an Entrepreneur

Smart Hustle Magazine

SmartHustle Podcast with Ramon Ray · Working in Corporate Provided the Education She Needed to Become an Entrepreneur. The post Working in Corporate Provided the Education She Needed to Become an Entrepreneur appeared first on SmartHustle.com. Anika Hobbs is the owner and chief curator of Nubian Hueman , a fashion brand that partners with almost 500 artists and designers, from 6 different continents, and over 25 countries.

How Education Companies Can Expand Into New Markets While Staying Focused

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Listenwise is expanding into the elementary-grade market in response to demand from educators. The post How Education Companies Can Expand Into New Markets While Staying Focused appeared first on Market Brief.

Why Educating Startup Employees About Equity Is As Important As Giving It

Hyde Park Angels

The post Why Educating Startup Employees About Equity Is As Important As Giving It appeared first on HPA. This is the final article in a three-part series on the benefits of giving all startup employees equity. See the first piece here and the second one here. A year after I moved to Chicago, I attended a women’s networking event, where an employee of a recently-acquired startup entered the room.

How a financial educator in Jamaica perseveres through adversity 

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

2018 YLAI Fellow Kenishia Mais, founder of ThrivingDollars , a financial education platform designed to empower young adults with the tools and resources they need to make smarter decisions, has had to face a lot of adversity on her path to financial success and entrepreneurship. Though ThrivingDollars serves both men and women, we mainly take a women-centric approach to financial education, which has resulted in our audience now being 82% female. By Jewelle Saunders.

Engageli comes out of stealth with $14.5M and a new approach to teaching by video remotely

TechCrunch

A video conferencing tool designed from the ground up as a digital learning platform, with its own unique take on virtual classrooms, Engageli is aiming first at higher education, and it is launching with $14.5

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.

Five Reasons You Should Attend ICBI34

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Blog Ecosystem News Featured InBIA News InBIA Education and Research InBIA Events InBIA News Member News UncategorizedThe post Five Reasons You Should Attend ICBI34 appeared first on InBIA.

Sora

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

My partner Rebecca wrote about our most recent education investment, Sora , on the USV blog today. hacking educationWe have been investing in learning for over a decade at USV and have built a terrific learning portfolio focusing on companies that are providing services direct to the learner (as opposed to selling “ed tech” to institutions). What we had not done, until now, is backed a company providing an alternative learning “institution.”

[Morphisec in PR Web] Morphisec Releases Education Cybersecurity Threat Index as K-12 and Higher Education Goes Online this Fall in Response to COVID-19

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Fifty-two percent of K-12 educators in the U.S. In addition, more than one-in-five (21%) educators within colleges and universities say their institution has already been the victim of a cyberattack since the onset of COVID-19.

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).

Quizlet’s State of Remote Learning Report 2020

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

USV TEAM POSTS: hacking educationOur portfolio company Quizlet put out a “ State of Remote Learning Report ” this week based on what they are seeing across their global learning platform during the pandemic. Quizlet wrote a blog post about it as well.

Investing In Learning

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

USV has invested in the education sector for a bit more than ten years. We kicked things off with an event we called Hacking Education back in March 2009. We have focused on “direct to learner” businesses and have mostly avoided investing in companies that sell to the established education system. We hope to find more businesses like this to invest in as we think we are just at the beginning of rethinking how we want to learn and educate. hacking educatio

3 strategies to cultivate comprehensive entrepreneurship ecosystems

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I&E Ecosystems ecosystem higher educationDuring our first virtualOPEN conference, we gathered expert panelists to discuss the best strategies for cultivating healthy and robust entrepreneurship ecosystems. The post 3 strategies to cultivate comprehensive entrepreneurship ecosystems appeared first on VentureWell.

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.

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.

The Future of Corporate Venture Capital

500

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.

[Beyond Meat in Globe Newswire] Beyond Meat Joins Forces With EVERFI to Make Sustainability Education Accessible to Students Nationwide

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NASDAQ: BYND) announced today that it is collaborating with EVERFI, a leading digital education innovator, to create a science-based course on sustainability that will be available – at no cost – to students, teachers and parents across the country. Beyond Meat, Inc.

The Future of Startup Ecosystems Across the Globe

500

This year we dove headfirst into the rise of corporate venture capital, the changing nature of venture capital education, and the important task of startup ecosystem building. All International Investor Education corporate venture capital CVC global ecosystems international founders venture capital venture capital investing Venture Capital UnlockedThe idea of being a founder has never been so popular around the world, so how is that going to change industries and entire regions?

Funding Friday: NextMaker Box

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

crowdfunding hacking educationRegular readers will know that I am a huge fan and funder of teaching kids to code. I believe helping young people learn to think logically via coding exercises is helpful to their development in so many ways. So when I came across the NextMaker project on Kickstarter , I backed it instantly. NextMaker is a monthly box that comes with a project that your kids can do combining coding with making things.