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Episode #22: The impact of Universities on growing startup ecosystems

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Episode Highlights:

  • Fostering entrepreneurial mindset across the university landscape
  • Ellen and Chuck’s approach to teaching entrepreneurship
  • How each university is engaging with alumni and supporting their greater city
  • Building partnership with various universities across Philadelphia
  • How Temple and Drexel University are integrating their students into the city wide entrepreneurial ecosystem
  • Creating initiatives that reduce “brain drain” (students leaving city post graduation)

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A compilation of COVID-19 related resources for entrepreneurs and ecosystem builders can be found at

Thank you to our partners AFWERX and Startup Space for making this show possible. You can learn more about The Keystone at Ecosystem.Builders and connect with us on social media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) to stay up to date on future episodes.



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Yuval Yarden

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