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GSV 2015 Review

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1024) The basic underlying theme of the 2015 GSV Ed Innovation conference is “more is more.” There were more people, more presentations, more deal-making, more celebrities…more of everything, really. If you previously thought that the conference … Continue reading

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Why LinkedIn Matters

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1024) A few folks have asked me to elaborate on why I think LinkedIn is the most interesting—and possibly the most consequential—company in ed tech. Imagine that you wanted to do a longitudinal study of how … Continue reading

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An Employee View of Textbook Publishers and Ed Tech Companies

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1024) Update: For reference, 2U has pointed out to me that they were recently recognized by Glassdoor as the 17th-best medium-sized company to work for in 2014. With an average score of 4.2 (based on 21 reviews), this … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Boundless Copyright Infringement Suit

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1024) On December 17th, the Boundless OER-based textbook startup issued a press release describing the settlement they had reached with Pearson, Cengage, and Macmillan in the lawsuit those three companies had filed against the company. (Full … Continue reading

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Purdue University Has an Ethics Problem

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1024) It’s fair to say that Purdue University has sparked several important conversations in ed tech through their work on Course Signals. First, they pretty much put the retention early warning system as a product category … Continue reading

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