Teach Me How to Startup

Fred Wilson Tells Would-Be Entrepreneurs to Skip School and Learn to Code

via USV.com

Masters students from Zicklin School of Business could be forgiven for mistaking Fred Wilson for Peter Thiel recently.

After all, Mr. Wilson’s advice┬áhad shades of an argument we’re more used to hearing from Peter “The Real Bubble Is in Education” Thiel.

At the B-school, which is part of Baruch, as a senior college at CUNY, Mr. Wilson told students that if they wanted to be entrepreneurs, they didn’t need a formal education to be successful.┬áConsidering the students were attending a rather laughably-named class on “E-Business,” we can see where Mr. Wilson was coming from. Read More