Category Archives: Education

Education is viral.

Investing in education is the new black for venture capitalists today. The once unsexy sector is finally getting its moment in the sun, and it isn’t hard to understand why: Huge markets (e.g. $355B in post-secondary revenues in 2008-9, split $267B … Continue reading

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Why isn’t every university online?

TechCrunch broke the news last Tuesday that our portfolio company 2tor raised an additional $32.5 million to make online higher education great. The article goes on to describe 2tor’s impact on its flagship customer, University of Southern California (USC): To give … Continue reading

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Grow your market by shrinking your costs (& other musings on demand-side cleantech)

Any entrepreneur raising venture capital should be prepared to go through the exercise of sizing the market. Setting aside the recent micro-VC/super-angel boom, traditional VC funds like ours look to invest in companies chasing billion dollar annualized markets. We do … Continue reading

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