How I Built This with Guy Raz

Khan Academy: Sal Khan

1:23:46 | Sep 21st

4 recommendations

In 2009, Sal Khan walked away from a high-paying job to start a business that had no way of making money. His idea to launch a non-profit teaching platform was ignited five years earlier, when he was ...Show More


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jennx recommended:Sep 26th

One of my favourite How I Built This episodes to date! Khan Academy was the saving grace in my Econ101 course. It was funny learning that Sal was the tiger cousin who tutored his cousin with her school work. He also talks about the struggles in starting a non profit and the all-too surreal experienc...Show More

I thought this episode was:

πŸŒ… A beautiful story
πŸ’¬ A great conversation
πŸ’ͺ Inspirational

mochromatic recommended:Sep 26th

Sal Khan’s videos helped me so much over the years! It’s so cool to hear him tell his story. <3

I thought this episode was:

πŸŒ… A beautiful story
πŸ’¬ A great conversation

danny recommended:Sep 24th

Sal is now one of my heroes!

I thought this episode was:

😒 Moving
πŸ€” Thought-provoking

ian recommended:Sep 23rd

Khan Academy is such a valuable resource for students. Sal Khan has a great story and it’s inspiring to see his dedication to building Khan Academy as a nonprofit.

I thought this episode was:

πŸ€“ Insightful
πŸ’ͺ Inspirational
πŸ’― A must listen
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