Singularity University

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Singularity University is a California Benefit Corporation: part university, part think-tank, part business-incubator located in Silicon Valley. Its stated aim is to “educate, inspire and empower leaders to apply exponential technologies to address humanity’s challenges” and was founded in 2008 by Peter Diamandis and Ray Kurzweil in NASA Research Park, CA.

The organization's corporate ethics and governance, financial mismanagement, and business model have all been criticised by Nikola Danaylov, Bloomberg Businessweek: Silicon Valley’s Singularity University Has Some Serious Reality Problems: It’s lost Google funding and dealt with allegations of assault and fraud, TechCruch: Beyond the BS of Singularity U’s $32M raise to teach trendspotting and others. The organization recently closed a $32M round of funding with defense contractor Boeing.

The organization publishes futurist news on Singularity Hub.

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