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At this school, you can skip the degree and the debtRarely in real life is there a money-back guarantee. One school is attempting to change that. At MissionU, if students don't develop the skills they need to land a good job in a high-growth field, then there is no debt to be repaid.
MissionU raises $8.5M to build an alternative one-year education programAdam Braun, a consultant-turned-educational non-profit founder, will say he's had a lot of good fortune that's helped him position himself in a way to see the education system from a birds-eye view - and hopes he can help address the problem of student debt with a venture-backed startup.