Minerva Project is established with $25 million in seed investment from Benchmark Capital, the single largest investment the storied venture firm had made.
Minerva Project gets its first round of funding, begins hiring its founding team, and begins developing Forum™.
Minerva Institute is established as a private nonprofit organization.
Minerva Project begins development of its new university curriculum.
Minerva Project enters into an alliance with the Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) to incubate Minerva Schools.
Minerva Schools at KGI (MSKGI) admits its first undergraduate class.
MSKGI hires its first instructional faculty.
MSKGI hosts its first undergraduates in residence outside the US.
MSKGI graduates its first class of students in the Master of Science in Decision Analysis (MDA) program.
Minerva Project establishes its first higher education partnership with the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST).
MSKGI simultaneously operates four residential locations for the first time.
MSKGI graduates its first class of undergraduate students.
Minerva Institute receives pledges of more than $30 million to fund the establishment of Minerva University.
Minerva Project hands over operations of MSKGI to Minerva Institute to independently govern the university.
Minerva Project collaborates with Minerva Institute to develop and introduce the Minerva Baccalaureate high school curriculum.
Minerva Project launches the Minerva Baccalaureate with its first partner high schools.
Minerva Institute is granted accreditation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) and begins operating Minerva University independently.
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