Students receive venture funding for class project, new classes starting this week, company updates, and more.
This Month’s Highlights:
● Students receive venture funding for startup formed as part of class project.
● Stanford GSB launches their first online course Monday, The Finance of Retirement & Pensions
● Carnegie Foundation and NovoEd partner to teach developmental math, get a sneak preview!
● NovoEd is growing! We recently moved to San Francisco and welcomed Clint Korver and Greg
Bybee to the team. Interested in joining us? We’re hiring visit http://novoed.com/careers.
Startup Team Meets CTO on NovoEd, Receives
Hundreds of Thousands in Funding
We put students at the center of everything we do, so let’s begin with
a student success story. The founders of Stylemarks created their
company as part of a class project while working from three different
time zones. Through the class, they met the new CTO, who
continues to work for the company full time from Russia.
Featured Upcoming Courses:
The Finance of Retirement &
Stanford Graduate School of
Starts Oct 14
Numbers for Life
Carnegie Foundation for the
Advancement of Teaching
Starts Oct 21
Lead Like an Entrepreneur
Starts Fall 2013
Starts Oct 21
Introduction to Decision Quality
Strategic Decisions Group
Starts Oct 21
Raising Startup Capital
Starts Nov 4
View our course catalog…
Recent Blog Posts:
We Are All Math People: America’s math crisis
Most students entering higher education in the US are behind in
math. A staggering 70% never pass remedial math and so are
unable to graduate. Learn how NovoEd and the Carnegie Foundation
are teaming up to solve this problem.
Our Latest “Professor Post:” Why I Teach Finance of
Retirement: by Professor Rauh
It concerns me that cities like Detroit are driven into bankruptcy
because of poor financial planning, jeopardizing the retirement of city
workers and impacting critical public services for regular taxpayers
like you and me. Let’s discuss this problem together in my course.
Leading Software Company Uses NovoEd Course for
Employees of 3Pillar Global, including the company’s CEO, took part
in Leticia Britos’ “Design Thinking Action Lab” course from Stanford’s
Epicenter. Each week, employee teams bounced around ideas and
provided feedback before submitting assignments.
DT Action Lab “Hangout” Joined by Two Special Guests
Each week, Instructor Leticia Britos Cavagnaro hosted design
thinking office hours. In one session, students were joined by
Adriana Garcia, a Reuters’ journalist, and Dr. Frederik Pferdt,
Google’s Global Manager for Creativity and Innovation.
Read more blog posts...
NovoEd In The News:
The $10,000 Business Degree
Fast Company, October 2014
NovoEd & Carnegie Quantify the Power of Partnerships
edSurge, September 2013
Making the grade in Massive Open Online Courses
CNET, September 2013
Babson Plans to License Entrepreneurship Courses to
Bloomberg Businessweek, August 2013
Read more news articles..
Say hello to our newest colleagues!
Chief Operating Officer
Prior to joining, Clint was a serial
entrepreneur and then a partner at
Ulu Ventures. He also teaches
entrepreneurship at Stanford and
Chairs the Board of Trustees at
Director of Product Management.
Greg recently finished a MAEd at
Stanford and fellowship at
NewSchools Venture Fund. Greg
loves teaching abroad, but lives in San
Francisco and is studying Chinese
and music theory online.
And say hello, San Francisco!
We’re on the move. Our new office space is in downtown San
Francisco’s financial district! Our new home has one of SF’s
bestkept secrets a public rooftop garden on the top. We are
thrilled to be in such an energetic neighborhood and in an innovative