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United States of America
The public charter schools established in Albany by the Brighter Choice Foundation are based upon some of the top urban schools in the United States with a focus on replicating best practices and proven school models. These schools offer small school settings longer school days and school years high academic and behavioral expectations extensive use of data to inform instruction and school uniforms. Many of the schools established by the Brighter Choice Foundation are supported by the Albany Charter School Network.
|Type: Foundation||Geography: United States of America||Impact: Access to Financial Services|
Startup Garage, offered by the Stanford Graduate School of Business, is an intensive hands-on and project-based course in which students apply the concepts of design thinking, engineering, finance, business and organizational skills to design and test new business concepts that address real world needs . Their aspiration is to help teams identify an unmet customer need, design new products or services that meet that need, and develop business models to support the creation and launch of startup products or services. Even those teams that do not successfully launch a venture or decide not to move forward will learn critical techniques about starting and launching a venture. Over the two quarters, teams will interact extensively with the teaching team and a handful of seasoned advisors they chose.
|Type: Accelerator/Incubator||Geography: United States of America||Impact:|