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An incubator for labor

By Suzie Boss, writer, Edutopia Could digital gaming be used to retrain fast-food workers for better-paying waiter jobs in fancy restaurants? Could an Uber-like “sharing economy” app help freelance workers boost their income? Today’s napkin sketches might well become tomorrow’s solutions to the challenges faced by the American working class. That’s the hope behind the […]

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Incubators: transformational vehicle in the education sector

By Yiming Ma, PALF associate for Stanford Social Innovation Review | Committing to a relationship is hard. In venture capital, the first investment is the business equivalent of starting a serious relationship. Prior to investment, funds and start-ups will scrutinize each other through the due diligence process — recognizing that if due diligence is successful, […]

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Next Mile Project, an incubator and co-working space for nonprofits

By Nidhi Subbaraman, senior staff writer, BetaBoston | Boston tech entrepreneurs can choose from a variety of havens in which to grow their young businesses: They could seek admission to Somerville’s green-tech incubator, Greentown Labs, or apply to join the state-sponsored MassChallenge accelerator. Now a group seeks to bring the incubator concept so common in […]

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