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Vote for Venture for America | Mashable Awards 2011

October 26, 2011
Vote Venture for America to win the “Must-Follow Non-Profit on Social Media” award at the 5th Annual Mashable Awards.  If you enjoy learning about the latest VFA news and updates via our Facebook, Twitter, and blog, now’s the time to let us know! If you have one minute, go to the Mashabale Awards 2011 website […]

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Guest Blogger- Taylor Fleming, Colgate University

October 25, 2011
Venture for America is excited to feature guest blogger Taylor Fleming. Taylor is a junior at Colgate University, majoring in English with a minor in Middle Eastern Studies: As the semester rolls along, many Colgate seniors are beginning to wonder about their future plans. Andrew Yang, graduate of the Brown University class of 1996, found […]

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Professional Services as Training Grounds

October 24, 2011
One of the most frequent narratives I encounter in achievement-minded college seniors is a (very reasonable) plan to spend several years advancing professionally and getting trained (and paid) by an investment bank or consulting firm or law firm. Then, the thought process goes, one can set out to do something else with some exposure and […]

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VFA Company Spotlight- Audiosocket

October 19, 2011
Venture for America Company Spotlight with Audiosocket, located in New Orleans, Louisiana: Ever heard a song in a movie, a TV show, video game or other media project and wonder how it got there? That’s what Audiosocket does. We help media producers that are looking for music find it. We help artists get paid for […]

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Venture for America in The Dartmouth

October 19, 2011
Venture for America featured in Dartmouth College’s The Dartmouth: Check out the article by clicking the link below: The Dartmouth: Yang offers alternative career path

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Starting a Business on the Side

October 17, 2011
I’’ve met dozens of people over the years who were working on something ‘on the side.’ As in, they had a full-time job or were full-time students but were thinking about starting a company.* In the vast majority of cases, the company never comes to pass. There are a few reasons for this. First is […]

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Viewpoint in The Michigan Daily

October 13, 2011
Venture for America featured in The University of Michigan’s The Michigan Daily. Viewpoint by VFA’s Entrepreneur Board Member, Benjamin Sun. Check out the viewpoint by clicking the link below: The Michigan Daily: Viewpoint: Explore Venture for America

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