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Furqan Nazeeri

Furqan Nazeeri is a Partner at Extension Engine. He regularly speaks on innovation in online learning and has 20+ years of experience building and managing high-performance teams. Prior to Extension Engine, Furqan was a founder/CEO of VC-backed Pivot Inc. (acquired by NASDAQ:CME) and EIR at Softbank Capital. He has a BSE in aerospace engineering from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Harvard University.

Recent Posts

Virtual Commencement and Beyond: Digitally Transforming Higher Education

As commencement season has begun, higher education institutions are asking: “How do we acknowledge the difficulty and disappointment for students while still moving forward? How do we use virtual tools to deliver experiences in a way that is still authentic, inclusive, engaging, and meaningful?”

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Type I & Type II Learning

There are two different types of common learning. Watch this video and see how we break down learning into two distinct categories.

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2U Offers Fee-for-Service

What happens when you tell an investor you can sell $2 bills to unsuspecting buyers for ten $1 bills and further that you can convince the buyers to sign a 10-year deal agreeing to these terms? That investor would be suitably impressed, of course, and would happily invest in your company at a high valuation. But then what would happen if you later went back to that investor and explained how these buyers you’d been selling to are gaining experience, talking to each other, and now are demanding to pay two dollars for that snazzy $2 bill?

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How Will Self-Driving Cars Affect Education?

Like a lot of people, I am fascinated by self-driving vehicles. The rapid advancement of the enabling technology is mind-blowing itself, but I think the implications for other industries is even more interesting. 

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New look. Same mission.

We have a new look, though our mission remains the same — to make learning remarkable.  

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