We partner with entrepreneurs and leading colleges and universities to establish transformative companies in higher education.
For us, student outcomes are co-equal with financial returns. Higher education enterprises that can demonstrate consistent, sustainable outcomes as validated through value-carrying credentials will flourish.
University Ventures helps higher education institutions develop strategies and programs to address key social and economic needs.
Student loan debt in the U.S. now exceeds $1 trillion – more than total credit card debt.
of recent college graduates are
and 42% are underemployed.
3.2 million unfilled jobs in the U.S.
University Ventures addresses these social and economic needs by partnering with colleges and universities to develop innovative degree programs, products and services.
Innovation from within higher education
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Double Myopia As we walk around our neighborhood, my youngest son (4 years old) invariably asks the same question. He points at an electrical line and asks: "Is that a... Read more
A Snowball's Chance in Hell In college, my roommates and I inherited a GE fridge that was 30 years old and built like a Sherman tank; it seemed like it weighed as much as one - so... Read more
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University Ventures is the partner of choice for colleges and universities and entrepreneurs interested in innovating from within.
How to develop an addiction to learning - the future of... "Make learning more affordable and effective (and perhaps addictive) - Learn until you understand, not fail." Most of us involved in education,... Read more
How LinkedIn's Latest Move May Matter to Colleges Whether or not college leaders realize it, last week's announcement by LinkedIn that it would spend $1.5 billion to buy Lynda.com, a provider of... Read more
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