Nov. 8, 2022

309 | Michael Gibson: Setting the Higher Ed Paper Belt on Fire

309 | Michael Gibson: Setting the Higher Ed Paper Belt on Fire

Michael Gibson, Co-Founder of the venture capital firm 1517 and author of the upcoming Paper Belt on Fire: How Renegade Investors Sparked a Revolt Against the University, joins The Realignment to discuss his journey challenging the higher education status quo leading the Thiel Fellowship, why the "Paper Belt" running from D.C. to Cambridge struggles to innovate, and which significant scientific and technological problems dropouts and college grads alike should tackle.


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Michael Gibson, Co-Founder of the venture capital firm 1517 and author of the upcoming Paper Belt on Fire: How Renegade Investors Sparked a Revolt Against the University, joins The Realignment to discuss his journey challenging the higher education status quo leading the Thiel Fellowship, why the "Paper Belt" running from D.C. to Cambridge struggles to innovate, and which significant scientific and technological problems dropouts and college grads alike should tackle.