Last semester, Stanford University professors tried something radically new: They opened their classes to the world for free. Within hours, thousands had signed up to participate. The classes’ success could transform the way we look at higher education.
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Stanford’s Entrepreneurship Corner: Steve Blank, Serial Entrepreneur - Fall 2009 Quarter Roundup: What Did We Learn? (Entire Talk)
Stanford instructor and seasoned serial entrepreneur Steve Blank looks back at the commonalities and quirks of the quarter’s previous speakers. Blank outlines a thorough checklist of questions and analysis helpful to any new enterprise leader, and offers insight and case studies from industry giants and new technology plays alike.
In this episode, Paul talks with Paul Romer, Senior Fellow at the Stanford Center for International Development and the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. They discussed Romer’s path as an academic turned entrepreneur, who returned to Stanford to explore how the startup dynamic could potentially be applied at the level of developing countries.
George Miller talks about the Higher Education funding problem and why it is bad for those who are currently getting their education.