Entries by Rich Maaghul
Sometimes life doesn’t turn out as expected. That’s what happened during the financial crisis of 2008–2009 to me and millions of others around the world. The job market quickly soured; well-paying employment evaporated. Stress from the crisis caused many sleepless nights. I worried about how I would support my family.read more
A global education marketplace would reduce barriers to access and allow for personalization of experience
Blockchain, the technology that underpins Bitcoin, may be just what the global education industry needs — a fresh approach to improving student access, lowering costs and making course material more relevant…read more
As the CEO of both Excelorators (founded in 2013), Inc. USA and the newly formed ODEM, AG. Switzerland, we have been providing high quality education experiences for international visitors from seven countries, hosted at nine elite…read more
Since the economic crisis of 2008, more and more families are being confronted with the reality of how unaffordable higher education has become and how difficult it is for today’s students to gain a skill, get a decent job and live a prosperous and productive life.
Unfortunately, many parents are unable to muster…read more
As many of you know, I’ve been spending some time traveling outside of America. In fact, I’ve flown around the world one-and-a-half times in the past last six weeks.
The reason? As the CEO of Excelerators, a leading provider of in-person educational experiences at home and abroad, I’m excited about a fundamental…read more
China’s move last month to ban initial coin offerings surprised some cryptocurrency enthusiasts, though some began shifting their digital assets to exchanges outside the mainland as early as the beginning of the year.
Expectations in China are that the ban on ICOs will be temporary. It will probably stay in place…read more