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    One of NYC’s best known co-working spaces is closing its doors—though not for the reason you might think. Beginning in 2014, General Assembly will focus exclusively on growing its growing (and increasingly global) slate of classes. Innovation takes many forms, and we wish GA the best with its new business focus! Read more here, from TechCrunch: http://t.co/9Fi2SkuPh1

    One of NYC’s best known co-working spaces is closing its doors—though not for the reason you might think. Beginning in 2014, General Assembly will focus exclusively on growing its growing (and increasingly global) slate of classes. Innovation takes many forms, and we wish GA the best with its new business focus! Read more here, from TechCrunch: http://t.co/9Fi2SkuPh1

    Tuesday, October 8, 2013

    Emergent Futures Tumblelog »

    emergentfutures:

IndieGoGo’s Co-Founder Wants Kids to Launch 10 Startups in 10 Years
Slava Rubin, co-founder and CEO of crowdfunding website IndieGoGo, has an ambitious plan to plant the seeds of entrepreneurship in the minds of students: He wants them to launch a new startup every year for ten years in middle school through college.
Full Story: Mashable


This is a pretty intriguing idea: Imagine going to high school and finishing math class, then heading over to your required class that teaches you how to create a start-up.  Check out this proposal to bring entrepreneurship into “classrooms nationwide, right alongside calculus and biology.”

    emergentfutures:

    IndieGoGo’s Co-Founder Wants Kids to Launch 10 Startups in 10 Years

    Slava Rubin, co-founder and CEO of crowdfunding website IndieGoGo, has an ambitious plan to plant the seeds of entrepreneurship in the minds of students: He wants them to launch a new startup every year for ten years in middle school through college.

    Full Story: Mashable

    This is a pretty intriguing idea: Imagine going to high school and finishing math class, then heading over to your required class that teaches you how to create a start-up.  Check out this proposal to bring entrepreneurship into “classrooms nationwide, right alongside calculus and biology.”

    Reblogged Wednesday, April 25, 2012 from emergentfutures

    First, Know Your Category

    In all the talk of breakthroughs and disruption, it’s easy to forget the importance of  knowledge to successful innovation. Some of you may be familiar with EdSurge, an organization devoted to tracking new learning technologies and fostering innovation in the category of education. Their newsletter is a great resource for anyone who wants to stay on top of new developments in the space. But without data they’re flying blind, so they’re seeking edtech users and startups who’ve tried or launched new products in the last year to take this quick survey.

    Monday, December 5, 2011