Rainforest Rev: Education Revolution and GeniusesPosted: August 27, 2014
THE BIG PICTURE
Henry Doss, Chief Strategy Officer of T2 Venture Creation, from Forbes
Henry Doss’ second interview with a managing partner at a higher education investment firm reveals the disruptive innovations that are revolutionizing the way we teach, learn, and live — and the forces resisting these changes in education. Read more here.
New books about Intel and Apple question the stereotype of the lone entrepreneurial genius, revealing corporate cultures that succeeded on the strengths of their “collaborative charisma.” Read more here.
This well-researched effort to define the word “startup” yields insights into the strengths and weaknesses companies experience as they reach various sizes. Read more here.
The New York Times
Grant programs across the country are stepping in to help startups where angels fear to tread. Read more here..
The Wall Street Journal
The ongoing drive toward efficiency and innovation will likely solve problems of scarcity in American society, but may only worsen unemployment in the U.S. economy. Read more here.
THE LATEST NEWS
Massachusetts is targeting $80 million in economic development outside the Route 128 tech corridor, looking to boost business in less startup-friendly parts of the State. Read more here.
An article in Portuguese examines a Brazilian think tank that encourages tech startups in the capital city of Brasília through an approach the author likens to the Rainforest ecosystem of T2 Venture Creation’s Victor Hwang and Greg Horowitt. Read morehere.
Crain’s Chicago Business
In the race to increase tech jobs between 2011 and 2013, the “City of Big Shoulders” muscles in line behind San Francisco, Austin, the San Francisco peninsula, New York, and Silicon Valley. Read more here.
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