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Stumbled upon a good story in TOI today, “Kiran Jonnalagadda cleared his PU course after five attempts. And by the time he did it, his friends had completed their engineering course. But Kiran’s story had just begun. This Bangalorean’s name now features in the team that developed the Human Protein Reference Database by John Hopkins University.

This also reminded me of a humorous image, the picture says it all (below).images (1)


What’s really interesting is the count of entrepreneurs, its huge from non academics, may be  because they don’t follow a pattern. Here is another interesting article by Naveen Jain, who talks about enormous entrepreneurship opportunities in our education system. It isn’t broken to be fixed, it needs to be reinvented.

“When I think of all the tremendous, seemingly impossible feats made possible by entrepreneurs, I am amazed that more has not been done to reinvent our education system. I want all entrepreneurs to take notice that this is a multi-hundred billion dollar opportunity that’s ripe for disruption”

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