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Calling all Education Entrepreneurs for Startup Weekend in San Francisco

Startup Weekend is an organization whose mission is to be among the most valuable and influential organizations in startup ecosystems around the world through community building, innovation and education. During August 27-29, 2010 at San Francisco’s Pier 38, it will focus on entrepreneurship in education through “Startup Weekend-Education”.
The event will feature a select group of entrepreneurs, developers, marketers and designers from the Bay Area and beyond who will ...

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Mark Marich
on August 25, 2010
Category:  General  Education 
Multiagency Initiative to Create Energy-Related Regional Innovation Cluster
Seven federal agencies will work together to leverage funding and resources to promote regional growth through an Energy Regional Innovation Cluster (E-RIC). The E-RIC will work to disseminate new technologies into the local marketplace and share best practices with the public and private sectors. The cluster... [More]
Mark Marich
on February 15, 2010
Innovate to Educate
President Obama recently announced that the U.S. government is committed to restoring the nation's leadership in educating children in math and science, and launched a new “Educate to Innovate” campaign. The campaign will bring together teachers, parents, businesses and the media to promote math and... [More]
Jonathan Ortmans
on December 13, 2009
Category:  Education 
Entrepreneurship in Education
Last week, I argued in favor more high-skilled immigration to bringadditional entrepreneurial talent into the country for the near future.Today, I want to focus on an urgent policy issue that needs to beaddressed to produce results over the long-run. Improvements ineducation are essential to equipping... [More]
Jonathan Ortmans
on April 06, 2009
Category:  Education 
A “Competency Model” for Entrepreneurship?
If you think entrepreneurship is as much an art as a science, you might have some second thoughts about a “competency model” for entrepreneurship. But, the model does offer a useful way to understand the various skills that entrepreneurs need to succeed. Developed by the... [More]
Mark Marich
on February 16, 2009
Category:  Education 
Hot New Student-Based Innovations
The latest issue of The New York Times’ Education Life supplement contains an interesting look at the growth of entrepreneurship education on college campuses. As part of this article, Education Life also lists “23 Bright Ideas,” i.e., interesting inventions and innovations developed by current college... [More]
Mark Marich
on January 10, 2009
The Power of Educational Benchmarking
If the US hopes to maintain an international leadership position in education and human capital, it needs to do a better job of learning from other countries, societies, and institutions that often do a better job of preparing young people to prosper in the... [More]
Mark Marich
on January 09, 2009
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