Here's a twist on incubator seed fund investments. The Center for Innovation at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, ND, developed a program to educate students about the nuances of angel and venture investing by setting up a venture fund - the Dakota Venture Group - and letting students manage everything from investment decisions to annual reporting. As a result, the students learn private equity investing through experience; the region's start-up companies gain access to vital seed-stage capital; and the innovation economy of North Dakota grows its entrepreneur and investor base. Read more by opening the NBIA Review below.
"I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand." - Sophocles
This quotation from Sophocles illustrates the difficulty of classic education. Hands on education, or experiential learning, is defined as learning by doing or learning from the "real world." This philosophy is embraced by the Dakota Venture Group. Read more by opening the article below.