Frequently Asked Questions
Venture Lab is part of broader Stanford University project to offer courses online for free. Venture Lab classes are fun, collaborative, and experiential. You will form the teams with people around the world and learn by working on projects that have an impact. Venture Lab gives you access to the world's thought leaders, and the tools to make your ideas reality.
I took Technology Entrepreneurship in Spring 2012, do I have to create a new account to take new courses?
You can use your technology entrepreneurship account to sign in on Venture Lab and take new courses. Clint Korver's course, Startup Boards: Advanced Entrepreneurship , is a perfect match for Technology Entrepreneurship students who are moving forward with their startup ideas.
Is there a limit on the number of courses I can take?
No. Courses offered from Stanford University are public and free.
Can online students contact the course instructor?
Venture Lab students can use the course forum to interact with the instructors. Instructors might decide to hold Google hangouts depending on the class.
Will other Stanford University resources be available to online students?
No, online students will benefit from interacting with each other on the forum, working together in teams and learning from Stanford instructors and teaching assistants.
Can I take a class without doing the course projects?
You can follow class video lectures on Stanford University's Youtube channel. The instructor might decide to require doing the projects if you take the class on Venture Lab.