Kauffman Foundation News (1/24/11): Kauffman Labs Announces First Class of Education Ventures Program

Kauffman Labs Unveils Inaugural Class of Education Ventures Program
Kauffman Labs for Enterprise Creation today announced the selection of its inaugural class of the Education Ventures Program, which will immerse 25 aspiring entrepreneurs in an intensive, hands-on program designed to catalyze the creation of high-growth companies in the education sector.
After receiving nearly 800 applicants from around the world, 45 aspiring founders were chosen to travel to Kauffman Labs in Kansas City to take part in a three-day boot camp, putting the finalists through a number of creative exercises that tested their ability to problem solve, work in teams, think on their feet and adapt to challenges that they are likely to face in the market. From this highly competitive pool, 17 teams representing 25 individuals were chosen for the complete program. Read more about the program and the entrepreneurs who were selected…>> http://www.kauffman.org/newsroom/kauffman-labs-unveils-inaugural-class-of-education-ventures-program.aspx?utm_source=Alerts&utm_medium=Opticast&utm_campaign=klabs_evp