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The Organizational Piece

February 29, 2012
I’’ve been imagining Venture for America for years now.  It wasn’’t called Venture for America initially, it was a vague set of ideas, loosely strung together as ‘The Solution.’ The Problem is that we have a ton of talented, motivated young people emerging from schools each year that don’’t have access to the sort of […]

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Talent Allocation in Job Creation

February 21, 2012
Anthony De Rosa recently sat down with Venture for America founder and CEO, Andrew Yang, to talk about the real issues in job creation and how VFA will help the start-up industry take the lead on job creation. Yang says VFA will provide the bridge between the mass of enterprising recent college grads who want […]

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Come See Andrew Yang at SXSW: “How to Build Entrepreneurship Communities”

February 20, 2012
We’re pleased to announce that our founder, Andrew Yang, will head to SXSWi this year to sit on a panel called “How to Build Entrepreneurship Communities.” The panel will include other expert community builders Brad Feld, Paige Craig, Nick Seguin, Mark Nager, and Mark Davis. If you have a good question that you want the moderator (Shane Reiser) to […]

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Welcome to the First 28 VFA Fellows!

February 17, 2012
We recently sent out a newsletter welcoming our first 28 Venture Fellows to those who had signed up to receive periodic updates. To receive the newsletter every month or two, just enter your e-mail address at the bottom of the page under “Get the Latest VFA Updates.” Thanks to everyone for supporting VFA!    Hello […]

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Worth Magazine Q+A with VFA Founder Andrew Yang

February 16, 2012
VFA Founder Andrew Yang was recently featured in Worth Magazine talking about everything from how he got the idea for VFA to how he plans to create 100,000 jobs by 2025. Check out what he had to say here:  

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“Generation Z” and Encouraging Entrepreneurship in North Carolina

February 6, 2012
Check out this interesting article in the Raleigh News & Observer about the challenges facing current college seniors, members of the newly-christened Generation Z.  From exploring hacker culture at Duke University, to discussing how to keep graduating talent in North Carolina, to a few words from VFA Founder Andrew Yang on what opportunities these new […]

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VFA on the road

February 1, 2012
Andrew Yang visited Vassar College yesterday along with Vassar alum and VFA Executive Board Member Alison Lindland.  In Alison’s day job, she serves as Director of Business Development and Marketing at NYC startup Kohort.  Read the in-depth recap in Vassar’s The Miscellany News to learn more about the event.  

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