Beyond Silicon Valley: How One Online Course Helped Support Global Entrepreneurs by Michael Goldberg
Publication Date: 2018-04-21
In Beyond Silicon Valley: How One Online Course Helped Support Global Entrepreneurs, Professor Michael Goldberg takes readers on a global entrepreneurial adventure. He tells the stories of students who took his groundbreaking and hugely popular Beyond Silicon Valley massive open online course (MOOC), the most translated in Coursera history. To date, over 135,000 people have registered for Beyond Silicon Valley, and in this book, readers will meet nearly 20 students who started and grew their businesses, mentored other entrepreneurs, became innovation consultants, grew their entrepreneurial advocacy organizations, and more. These entrepreneurs live and work in transitioning economies throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Goldberg also poignantly connects these startup struggles and successes to his hometown of Cleveland, Ohio, a region that is making a transition of its own. Join Goldberg as he inspires--and finds inspiration from--innovators and entrepreneurial supporters everywhere.