15 Pages Posted: 21 Oct 2008
The case chronicles the development of Lumni, Inc., an international start-up offering innovative mechanisms for financing higher education. It focuses on: the details of decision making required to transform an idea into a viable business; building partnerships; the challenge associated with raising venture capital; and the challenges of creating a new market where human capital can be traded to finance higher education.
Keywords: financing, decision making, entrepreneurship, leadership, strategy, innovation
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Glinska, Gosia and Venkataraman, S. and Parmar, Bidhan L. and Sarasvathy, Saras D., Felipe Vergara and Lumni: Launching an Innovation in a Developing Economy. Darden Case No. UVA-ENT-0083. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1278400