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
UNIVERSITY VENTURES PORTFOLIO
The Smartphone Challenge For any medium, some messages are more appropriate than others. For example, a message that typically would be communicated in an office memo would look a... Read more
When 80% of Our Customers are Millennials... If you missed Serial, the first podcast that was a legitimate media phenomenon (downloaded more than 20M times), perhaps it's because you're not a... Read more
The Brady Bunch I heard a random fact recently that made me think: it was 40 years ago that The Brady Bunch ended its five-season run of original episodes on ABC. This... Read moreMORE LETTERS
University Ventures is the partner of choice for colleges and universities and entrepreneurs interested in innovating from within.
Obama, free community college may not work In his State of the Union address, President Obama proposed making community college tuition free for two years to boost college graduation rates... Read more
Why online learning needs to get serious about apps Last month, New Oriental Education, China's largest provider of private educational services, and Tencent, the leading texting provider in China... Read more
Entrepreneur: Rejected idea for Synergis... Norm Allgood, a U.S. Army veteran, started his company after executives at his previous employer ignored his idea. Norm Allgood was working... Read moreMORE NEWS