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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Higher Education: Hero or Villain of Economic Growth? Few things are more upsetting than when a hero turns out to be a villain. Growing up in Canada, we were used to winning all kinds of medals in the Winter... Read more
America Needs Talent(ed Leaders) The summer is over, thank goodness. Although this may be heresy to beachgoers and people like me who enjoy the opportunity to wear white between Memorial... Read more
Donald Trump Closes the Skills Gap It is a near certainty that no presidential candidate in history has used the words "smart" and "stupid" as often as Donald Trump. Listening to Trump speak... Read moreMORE LETTERS
University Ventures is the partner of choice for colleges and universities and entrepreneurs interested in innovating from within.
CampusLogic Announces $7.5 Million in Series A Financing CampusLogic, creator of the first student financial aid self-service platform, has announced the completion a $7.5 million Series A financing led... Read more
CSUN Teams With Portfolium to Offer Matador-Centric Job Hub There was a time in the not-too-distant past when prospective employees would have to mail their resumes or work samples to a hiring manager. Read... Read more
Nicos Nicolaou, UNICAF, Cyprus Since 2012, UNICAF has provided almost $30m in scholarships to students in sub-Saharan Africa. CEO, Nicos Nicolaou, speaks to The PIE about how... Read moreMORE NEWS