EdSurge Contributing Writer
Paul Freedman
Paul Freedman
Paul Freedman is founding partner and CEO of Entangled Ventures
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Brief Biography

A longtime advocate for the transformative power of a college education, Paul has founded, managed, and invested in several successful education ventures.

Paul is currently the Founder and CEO of Entangled Ventures, a Higher Education studio company.

Prior to Entangled, Paul was the Founder & CEO of Altius Education, an innovator in higher education focused on creating effective, personalized pathways to postsecondary degrees.

Paul grew up immersed in the world of higher education. With two parents who worked at top academic institutions, he spent the majority of his upbringing on a college campus and gained a unique perspective on the structure and nuances of the traditional university experience. While still finishing college at the University of Chicago, Paul created Academic Engine, a college recruitment technology company that he later sold to Hobsons Inc. in 2004. After selling the company, Paul joined Hobsons as the president of its subsidiary focused on online student recruitment technologies where he served for five years prior to founding Altius.

Called "one of the smarter thinkers on the future of Higher Education" by Forbes, Paul has been an advisor, or board member at a number of the most successful companies in education including: Remind, ContextMedia, Fidelis, Toolwire, Koru, Helix Education, Student Blueprint, and Handsfree Learning. 

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