16 ideas for a more dynamic US economy by Marc Andreessen

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In a classic Marc Andreessen “tweetstorm,” the venture capitalist offers 16 “somewhat-less obvious ideas for how to expand the # of “unicorn” great tech startups over time…” 1/More Montessori & Montessori-style, free-form, and/or project-based K-8 public & private schools. 2/Entrepreneurship magnet/charter schools — specifically designed to produce entrepreneurs, vs cogs in the industrial machine. 3/Significantly expanded summer tech, science, math, entrepreneurship programs/camps for grades 5-12. 4/Significantly expanded internship programs at tech companies of all sizes for both high school and college students…

It’s important to note that half of these solutions are education – related. It makes sense – the more information we have the more capable we are of making good decisions. Maybe the U.S. should take a page out of Finland’s book – their education system seems to be working out quite well. Same with Japan and South Korea.

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