Many So-Called Innovators Don’t Understand the Community They Need to Serve

June 26, 2017

Produced by Carmen Mendoza

Students today are older, poorer, and more ethnically diverse than ever, but Heather Hiles, a founder of an e-portfolio company who now works for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, says too few investors and entrepreneurs reflect that reality in what they sell.

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Goldie Blumenstyk writes about the intersection of business and higher education. Check out for information on her new book about the higher-education crisis; follow her on Twitter @GoldieStandard; or email her at