We partner with entrepreneurs and leading colleges and universities to establish transformative companies in higher education.
For us, student outcomes are co-equal with financial returns. Higher education enterprises that can demonstrate consistent, sustainable outcomes as validated through value-carrying credentials will flourish.
University Ventures helps higher education institutions develop strategies and programs to address key social and economic needs.
Student loan debt in the U.S. now exceeds $1 trillion – more than total credit card debt.
of recent college graduates are
and 42% are underemployed.
3.2 million unfilled jobs in the U.S.
University Ventures addresses these social and economic needs by partnering with colleges and universities to develop innovative degree programs, products and services.
Innovation from within higher education
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Hot Dog Eating Contest On the 4th of July I turned on my living room TV in search of the France-Germany World Cup quarter final. To my surprise,... Read more
Smell Like a Scholar In 2010 Old Spice was a brand in need of reinvigoration. After years of sales declines, Proctor & Gamble gambled on a new campaign for the 70+ year-old... Read more
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University Ventures is the partner of choice for colleges and universities and entrepreneurs interested in innovating from within.
The New American University: Massive, Online, And... Arizona State University wants to challenge for-profit colleges to become the dominant force in online education. To get there, it has embraced... Read more
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