"If you want to build a ship, don't...assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea."

-De Saint-Exupery


In 2010, Cambium Enterprises launched PossibilityU, a blended learning college counseling curriculum that directed students to colleges that fit best - academically, socially, and financially. The platform combined open-source data, recommendation algorithms, and a multi-media curriculum. These animated videos (created with the help of Keller Mediaworks & Great College Advice) were the pillars of...


Market Mapping for New Schools Venture Fund

This project was near and dear to my heart as both of my boys will be part of the grand experiment that is Competency Based Education in Maine. I was inspired by the vision set out by the educators and entrepreneurs I interviewed & loved the time I spent working on this project for...

Market Mapping for New Schools Venture Fundbbpeters

Part 2: R, D + C: Helping Maine Start Ups Get Better at Commercialization

  MTI + Customer Discovery, Part 2 (Part 1 can be found here.) To be successful in the innovation and entrepreneurship arena often requires us to place the rational and analytical in service to the intuitive and inspirational. Vision is critical, but for a vision to manifest into a successful venture, an entrepreneur must quickly find the...

Part 2: R, D + C: Helping Maine Start Ups Get Better at Commercializationbbpeters

R, D + C: Helping Maine Start-Ups Get Better at Commercialization

Too many of Maine’s promising start-up companies struggle with the “ditch of death”. That’s the gap that opens up somewhere around when a vision has manifested into some version of a sellable product and when the founding team has enough customer knowledge to grow organically or attract external, private capital. But Maine is not unique...

R, D + C: Helping Maine Start-Ups Get Better at Commercializationbbpeters

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