entrepreneurship

Tech Companies Angle for Big Bucks in Education

Tech Companies Angle for Big Bucks in Education

| August 12, 2013 | 12 Comments

No one knows which product or model will ultimately strike it big. In the meantime, investors keep pumping money into products that seem promising because “everybody is waiting for the Facebook of education to come along,” says one industry analyst.

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Closing the Gap Between Educators and Entrepreneurs

Closing the Gap Between Educators and Entrepreneurs

| January 17, 2013 | 16 Comments

Getty There appears to be no shortage of new businesses looking to apply technology to education. An entire ecosystem has emerged in recent years to develop and promote the latest product or service for the classroom or district. But a major hurdle remains: the divide between what entrepreneurs build and educators need. The ecosystem stimulating […]

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Kids Learn Business and Life Skills With Entrepreneurship Programs

Kids Learn Business and Life Skills With Entrepreneurship Programs

| March 17, 2011 | 1 Comment

Entrepreneurship training is seen as a vital part of kids’ schooling. Whether it’s through after-school programs, summer camps, competitions, or in-class activities, advocates believe that learning the ins and outs of business-building can help develop some important real-world skills. Here are some groups that provide this type of training: Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE): A […]

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