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SoFi gets an additional $41M to keep students from falling into debt

venturebeat.com
A San Francisco-based startup known as SoFi is building technology to help college and grad students avoid falling into crippling debt. It’s an ambitious goal, but SoFi is growing and raising money at a rapid rate. After raising a huge $77 million fund in September 2012, SoFi today received an...
SoFi gets an additional $41M to keep students from falling into debt

Non-Profit Innovation: How Minerva Plans To Make Its Affordable, Next-Gen University A Reality

techcrunch.com
The Minerva Project burst onto the scene last year with an ambitious goal: To create the next elite American university, online, and, in so doing, help rethink the role of higher education in the Digital Era. Not only that, but the startup wants to establish rigorous, Ivy League-caliber standards, admitting...
Non-Profit Innovation: How Minerva Plans To Make Its Affordable, Next-Gen University A Reality

The Lines From Barack Obama's Convention Speech That Matter to the Tech Industry

pandodaily.com
In his nominee acceptance speech to the Democratic National Convention tonight, Barack Obama chose to promote hope for the future and touched on several points that would have been music to the ears of the tech industry – should it choose to believe that he can make good on...
The Lines From Barack Obama's Convention Speech That Matter to the Tech Industry
Let's broaden the MOOC experiment

REID HOFFMAN: Going To College Isn't Stupid--Just Be Smart About It

www.businessinsider.com
Is college worth the cost? There is an on going debate in this country on just that question given the skyrocketing costs of higher education and the lingering debt burden which takes years for students to repay. The student who graduated in the class of 2009 had an average...
REID HOFFMAN: Going To College Isn't Stupid--Just Be Smart About It

Just How Risky Is Entrepreneurship, Really?

blogs.hbr.org
There are two views on entrepreneurship in America: the first (largely feigned), that it is a pure virtue like freedom of speech or religion, and the second (real) attitude that it is largely a game for the naïve. Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, and Michael Dell make fine fodder for commencement...
Just How Risky Is Entrepreneurship, Really?
Quad Learning builds $11M bridge from community to higher education
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