The HackerNews Post from 2011 that Changed the World

Apr 08, 2020

I found something today. This innocent hacker news post from 2011 changed the world forever.

From this would emerge the idea of an "Income Share Agreement." Don't know what that is?

It's a simple idea, really.

An income share agreement (when applied to education) allows anyone to learn a skill or trade with a $0 upfront cost.

Instead, they pay back the institution/individual a percentage of their salary if and only if they land a job that exceeds a certain salary threshold.

Today, there are countless companies, individuals, and bootcamps using ISA's.

It is hands down the best way to get job training without the risk of crushing student debt.

Given that 10M+ Americans filed for unemployment benefits in the month of March alone, we need something like this **now** more than ever.

To do our part, we've compiled a list of programs that provide ISA's to students: https://tryvirtually.com/modern-schools

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