During my prep-time for participation in the UCL EDUCATE project, being the R&D lead of OS.University, I was exploring the online learning community in order to assess the value proposition (from theory of change perspective) for many of the biggest online learning platforms, whether they were free, commercial, or in between. Now that my PhD …
There is a lot of noise in the startup world around “Founder-Investor”, “Product-Business Model” and other such ”matches” that are claimed to be decisive for the success of a startup. I don’t dispute these. However, in my opinion, the “Idea-Founder” match is the only thing that matters at the end (literally, according to the terminal values theory). If the project you are working on as a founder does not match with your long-term goals and aspirations, then the odds are against you and your business.
Originally published on Medium by OS.UNIVERSITY R&D team In May 2017, Hristian Daskalov, project lead at the Open Source University on exchange at Riga Technical University, took part in Latvian ‘Youth Speak Forum’, organized by world’s largest students-led organization AIESEC and their partners from world’s leading consultancy — Ernst & Young (EY).
You may have already went through some of my recent posts, regarding the Open Source University platform — world’s first distributed academic & career development ledger, with potential to transform the way 7 billion people develop academically and grow professionally. But how would this transformation really look like? — a question that this article answers to in 3 to 5 …
From academic perspective, the project was peer-reviewed by some of the leading technology institutes within the European scientific community and was featured in academic journals across Bulgaria, Latvia, and the Czech Republic.
Message from the OS.UNIVERSITY R&D Team: To all the change-makers around the world, We introduce you the Open Source University project at http://www.os.university in which we invite you to join. It brings the future of Academia close to what it was initially intended to be and what the term ‘’university’’ stands for — a community.
2017 will be the year of The Internet of People (IoP), what I also like to call – the Sharing Economy 2.0. My personal experience over 2016 gave me a lot of reasons to believe that would be the case, and I would like to share just a couple of them.
The development of the National Investment Programme on Science and Education for Smart Growth 2014-2020, co-funded by the EU Cohesion Policy, is probably the key public initiative, I’ve dedicated my time and efforts to, being part of the thematic expert group, developing the financial instrument for over a few years.