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Shaun Johnson is an entrepreneur and co-founder of Startup Institute, an edtech startup for passionate individuals to learn the skills needed to have an immediate and positive impact on the startup they join

Blog Entries by Shaun Johnson

Observing New York Startups: Job Growth & the Innovation Economy Skills Gap

(0) Comments | Posted March 14, 2013 | 2:52 PM

There's no getting around it -- the growing surge of energy in the New York tech community has been electric.

From the increase in venture monies invested, startup acquisitions, and new companies being founded, New York is certainly positioned as a catalyst in our nation's innovation economy....

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Education and the Reassurance of Employment

(0) Comments | Posted October 26, 2012 | 4:21 PM

Reflecting on the recent presidential debates, employment has become an easily identifiable topic. A clear weathervane for and consequence of the economy, the solution is quite complex and cannot be exhaustively distilled in the time allotted to either presidential candidate. At the same time, the solution or solutions are worthy...

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Generation "Why": An Answer for the Era of the Newly-Educated yet Unemployed

(1) Comments | Posted October 3, 2012 | 12:04 PM

America knows well the issues we are facing with unemployment across all fronts, with workers losing jobs and others taking positions for which they are overqualified just to stay afloat. But how are the youngest of this demographic handling the absence of opportunities as new entrants into the workforce? Where...

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