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October 04, 2016
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$53 Million Fund Blends Philanthropy and Investing for a Big Bet in Education

Diana Barthauer

MACHINE LEARNING: Shauntel Poulson (left) and Jennifer Carolan pool dollars from grant makers and Silicon Valley moguls to back start-ups using technology to boost educational achievement.

This article is one of a series The Chronicle is featuring this month about leaders who are pushing unorthodox ideas to give philanthropy more power to do good.

Jennifer Carolan and Shauntel Poulson believe in a simple idea. Technology, they contend...

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