Two Bit Circus Runs STEAM Carnivals At LA Schools


Los Angeles-based Two Bit Circus Foundation , the nonprofit education arm of LA's Two Bit Circus , is running two of its STEAM Carnival events at Los Angeles area schools. According to Two Bit Circus Foundation, it ran one event over the weekend in Hawthorne at the Prairie Vista Middle School, and will run one in Compton at Dollarhide Community Center on Thursday. Two Bit Circus was founded by Brett Bushnell, and launched its educational foundation in March of last year.

Exit Interview: Lita Nelsen on MIT Tech Transfer, Startups & Culture


What, I think, is the first technology-based, early-stage venture capital fund anywhere, American Research and Development , was founded between Georges Doriot at Harvard Business School and Karl Compton, who was president of MIT at the time. [ Editor’s note: This is part of a series of stories examining entrepreneurship on MIT’s campus and beyond. ]. MIT’s approach to nurturing entrepreneurship has changed a lot over the past 50 years.