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See What Zach Klein Just Did There With His SkillShare Scholarship?

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On his Tumblr today, former Vimeo co-founder Zach Klein took a break from his summer project building what looks like an off-the-grid cabin in the woods to announce a scholarship opportunity Peter Thiel would be proud of. To promote the value of peer-to-peer education, as opposed to that no good very bad institutionalized kind of book learning, Mr. Klein is offering $1,000 (total, not per person, sorry). Until the funds run out–or August 19th, whichever comes first–anyone who signs up for a class at Skillshare, where Mr. Klein notes he led the seed investment round through Founder’s Collective, can be reimbursed up to $20 worth of the ticket price. All you have to do is email your receipt to

“I’m certain that this investment will eventually pay dividends back to me in the form of a wider community of teachers and students for me to learn with and from,” writes Mr. Klein. Oh yeah, and that $20? He’ll be sending it to you via Venmo, which happens to be another Founder Collective investment. Haven’t downloaded the app yet? Well now you have a reason to!

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