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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E-Portfolios: Competency Marketplaces For Colleges I have three young boys. Zev, age 4, is the youngest, and he's constantly straining to be heard above the din. If survival of the fittest is playing out... Read more
You Say You Want a Revolution? "Just-In-Time!" The trope of overlooking the hero based on appearances goes back as long as stories have been told. In the Bible, King David, the youngest and least... Read more
College Completion: Just Add Structure I met my wife the first day of college. According to our wedding announcement in the New York Times, she remembered "going to her first class... without... Read moreMORE LETTERS
University Ventures is the partner of choice for colleges and universities and entrepreneurs interested in innovating from within.
White House Summit on Short-Term Training Programs The White House is hosting a meeting today on the growing boot camp and coding academy space, which offers short-term training programs to... Read more
As Tech Booms, Workers Turn to Coding for Career Change After Paul Minton graduated from college, he worked as a waiter, but always felt he should do more. So Mr. Minton, a 26-year-old math major, took... Read more
Here's a $5M Seed Fund to Support Higher-Ed Innovations... Believe it or not, there are innovations in higher education beyond the headline-grabbing MOOCs that have soaked up so many investment dollars in... Read moreMORE NEWS