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Forget First Class: LinkedIn and Delta Launch ‘Innovation Class’

Forget First Class: LinkedIn and Delta Launch ‘Innovation Class’

If you’re an entrepreneur looking to rub elbows with startup royalty, here’s your chance.

Delta Airlines announced this week it’s partnering with the social networking site LinkedInto connect high-profile professionals with the businessleaders of tomorrow. Through the new mentoring program, called “Innovation Class,” Delta is offering LinkedIn members the chance to fly with leaders from their industry as a way to share ideas and discuss goals and future projects.

Delta is previewing the concept at this weeks TED2014 conference in Vancouver, British Columbia. The first in-flight pairing occurred en-route to the conference between James Patten, CEO of Patten Studio and influential technologist Eric Migicovsky, CEO of Pebble Technology.

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