Marc as Ming

Why Education Does Not Need Marc Andreessen

Twenty five years after Silicon Valley promised to disrupt education and $10 billion of venture investment later, the stables of Sand Hill Road have now sired exactly 1 (one) EdTech unicorn, the DC-based 2U 1)Blackboard might qualify as another Silicon Valley unicorn; however, this other denizen of…

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Lynda + LinkedIn – Toward a Skills Monopoly

Signaling and Perceptive Cues Hiring has always been fraught with information asymmetry – with a lack of tangible items to evaluate (at times made difficult by regulation), employers judged candidates by the few data points available, such as degree(s) attained,…

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MentorMob EDU

MentorMob: A Learning Guide on EdTech Entrepreneurship

We at Educelerate had the good fortune to work with our friends at MentorMob (@MentorMob) to curate an online playlist devoted to aspiring EdTech entrepreneurs.  Our resulting MentorMob EdTech Entrepreneurship Learning Guide gives you access to the best open learning content on the web.  This…

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The GuildEd Age

The Guild System is Dead!  Long Live the Guild System! Koru.  Work America.  Iron Yard.  Flatiron School.  Starter League.  General Assembly.  Each of these new entrants to the education landscape have, despite short histories, demonstrated early success, some of them…

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Zap! Pow! LAUNCHedu at SXSWedu!

    Editor’s Note: This post was written by Steven Wellvang, co-founder of Educelerate North.  You can follow us on Twitter @Educelerate. This year Educelerate returned to SXSWedu for another 3 & ½ days of engaging conversations and daily agendas packed with summits,…

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