Getting Behind the Perfect Pitch

Michael Skok gets behind the perfect pitch in this Harvard Innovation Lab video: “Pitch often replaces a business plan in today’s VC world. Learn how to put together the perfect pitch that gets your venture the attention and the funding it deserves. Find out what really matters to investors and use those insights to gain…

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Google Campus, London

Exploring this collaborative startup’s success Through collaboration, mentorship, and networking, Google Campus, London is a haven for eager entrepreneurs ready to mold their ideas into tangible products. These seven floors hold cafes, office space, even conference rooms all dedicated to startup success.  The key to these startups’ success stories is collaboration; working alongside other hopeful entrepreneurs…

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Leading Voices in Higher Education

Higher education video description from Dartmouth College: Undergraduate Education for the New Millenium: Starting From Scratch— President of Quest University Canada David Helfand discussed modern problems with higher education and potential solutions on October 1, 2012 in the Rockefeller Center at Dartmouth. The founders of Quest University departed from traditional educational models to design a…

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Innovation, Inclusive Excellence, and Leadership: The Future of Higher Education

Description of Higher Education Video from Dartmouth: “Innovation, Inclusive Excellence, and Leadership: The Future of Higher Education” Freeman Hrabowski, President of the University of Maryland, Baltimore College, presented a public lecture at Dartmouth on October 23rd in Filene Auditorium. President Hrabowski explored problems of underrepresentation in the sciences, from minorities in the United States to…

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Educational Innovations for the Future

Description of Educational Innovations Video from Harvard: Joel Klein, chief executive officer of Amplify and former chancellor of the New York City Department of Education, discusses innovation in education at the Askwith Forum on Monday, October 1.

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Singularity University

Despite the staggering economy, researchers agree that technology advances will only accelerate. This is known as theory of singularity, which states that artificial intelligence will soon surpass human intelligence. Sound scary? Don’t worry, Ray Kurzweil has found a way to deal with this inevitability called Singularity University. Singularity University is Kurzweil’s vision that will allow…

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What the World Can Learn from Educational Change in Finland

University Video Description from Harvard: What can the world learn from educational change in Finland? Pasi Sahlberg, director general of the Centre for International Mobility and Cooperation, discussed Finland’s approach to education at the Askwith Forum on Tuesday, April 23.

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Deep Inside Facebook

Description of Stanford Entrepreneurship Video: Director of Engineering Jocelyn Goldfein takes us on a trip inside the innovative culture of Facebook. In this illuminating conversation with STVP Executive Director Tina Seelig, Goldfein explains why code wins arguments, employees must have the right to take risks, and how Facebook strives to remain a hungry, yet humble,…

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Financial Innovation: A Risky Business?

Description of Columbia Business School Video: On September 7, 2012 the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics at Columbia Business School filmed “Financial Innovation: A Risky Business?” The event brought together individuals with a breadth of experiences and viewpoints to explore questions around the promise and risks of innovation in financial…

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India’s Hidden Hotbeds of Invention

Presentation video description from TED: Anil Gupta is on the hunt for the developing world’s unsung inventors — indigenous entrepreneurs whose ingenuity, hidden by poverty, could change many people’s lives. He shows how the Honey Bee Network helps them build the connections they need — and gain the recognition they deserve. Anil Gupta created the…

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