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Salman Khan, founder of "Khan Academy"

Shift interview with Salman Khan, founder of Khan Academy, about free education for everybody. He explains the concept and talks about why free education is so important to him.

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It all started with the fact that the former hedge fund manager Salman Khan gave his younger cousin private lessons in mathematics - via telephone and internet. When he supported half a dozen family members after a short time with his lessons, he began to produce videos. In 2008 he founded in Mountain View, California the nonprofit Khan Academy with one goal: to provide all people in the world free access to education. The online video tutorials focus on various topics, including math, science, economics, finance, history, art in over 20 languages​​.

Salman Khan of the Khan Academy explains the concept and talks about why free education is so important to him.

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