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How Higher Education is a Primary Source of Innovation for Today's Startups

Here are some of the ways higher education is taking on a bigger role within the entrepreneurial business environment. 

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Although universities have always had a research function, they have increasingly become the primary source of innovation for many of today's startups and organizations. Disproving the old cliché about delivering theory over practical solutions, today’s universities attract entrepreneurs who are working on challenging problems with real-world import. These institutions of higher learning are also nurturing more students to become founders themselves. 

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Here are some of the ways higher education is taking on a bigger role within the entrepreneurial business environment. 

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