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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Who Owns The Competency? Freshman year marked my first experience with the issue of privacy in higher education. It wasn't the typical "roommate hangs sign on door to warn... Read more
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University Ventures is the partner of choice for colleges and universities and entrepreneurs interested in innovating from within.
Whither alternative (and improved) credentialing? I recently served on a panel at a meeting organized by the California Higher Education Innovation Council to look at "Alternative Credentials and... Read more
Why Aren't Today's Billionaires Investing In Higher... Last month, John Paulson paid $400 million to rename the Harvard Engineering School. The gift represents a disappointing reality: rather than... Read more
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