If you’re a NY Giants football fan like many of us, this morning’s water cooler chats may not have been so enjoyable… Fear not, as tonight we’re sharing plenty of articles worthy of changing any conversation topic. Remember: Next Gen stands for all entrepreneurs — even those who support losing teams .
Read on to learn more about working in venture, winning $40k, and flexing your creative muscle:
⭐️ Universities Foster Entrepreneurship and Innovation (Hannah Winston)
Our two-cents on Rudegeair’s article
“At my university, there’s an ‘innovation and entrepreneurship’ program which has come a long way since its inception — we now even offer grants to startups on-campus. However, generally speaking, I do not believe universities are effective at teaching subjects that fall outside of traditional academic disciplines, such as entrepreneurship. In my opinion, the greatest learning for entrepreneurs comes from simply ‘doing’ rather than coursework.” — Tom W.
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VC Job @ Greycroft
Greycroft, the seed-to-growth firm with a portfolio of companies including Axios, Braintree, and Venmo, is hiring a pre-MBA Early Stage Investment Associate. Learn more about the Full-Time, New York role and how to apply here.
$40k @ Young Entrepreneur Competition
The Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) offers college students and recent grads the chance to compete for a $40k valued cash and prize package, and a finalist trip to South Africa. Learn about applying for the NY regional competition here.
Creative Role @ Startup School
Running entrepreneurship programs in California, Next Gen partner Draper University is hiring a Marketing Manager to build content, plan events, and manage campaigns. Learn more about the creative position and how to apply here.
“The smartest entrepreneurs I’ve met have been proactive about embracing change.”
Learn from Jason Feifer: Editor-in-Chief of Entrepreneur Magazine, Jason understands the importance of storytelling and the media presence of a venture.
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