Peter Theil is paying kids $100,000 over two years to ditch college.Three UPenn students, Joseph Cohen, Dan Getelman, and Jim Grandpre, one-upped the offer.
It’s Blackboard plus social networking, the founders say. They want Coursekit to become a resource where students and teachers can communicate freely.
The education space is definitely ripe for disruption, but our concern is this:
Do teachers actually want to talk to students 24/7? We image they like their free time as much as the rest of us, and most won’t want to be reachable beyond office hours.
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