Venture for America aims to create 100,000 US jobs by 2025 by driving talent toward startup and early stage growth companies in emerging US cities like Detroit, New Orleans, Providence, Cincinnati, Las Vegas, Cleveland, Baltimore, and Philadelphia. VFA seeks visionary companies to partner with us in support of the next generation of young entrepreneurs.
- To revitalize American cities and communities through entrepreneurship.
- To enable our best and brightest to create new opportunities for themselves and others.
- To restore the culture of achievement to include value-creation, risk and reward, and the common good.
2014 Partnership Opportunities
For more information on how to join our growing list of sponsors, please contact Jackie Miller at Jackie@ventureforamerica.org or 646-571-0465.
Training Camp. The annual Fellow Training Camp will take place June 22 –July 26, 2014 at Brown University. Over 100 Fellows will come together for group challenges, training from experts, and more. Partners have the opportunity to host training sessions or social events, and send speakers and/or keynotes.
City Expansion. Partners can sponsor expansion to a new VFA city by providing support of recruitment, selection, training, placement, and programming for Fellows.
Mentorship. Partners can engage employees as mentors to connect with Fellows regularly and provide guidance over the course of the two-year Fellowship.
VFA City Events. Partners can host an event in a VFA city to bring together their employees with Fellows, business leaders, the local startup community, and prospective applicants.
Selection Days. Partner employees can join seasoned business leaders and entrepreneurs to evaluate applicants on Selection Days, a high-level employee engagement opportunity and the best way to see VFA applicant talent firsthand.
Annual Summer Celebration. Sponsorship levels include a variety of benefits, including guest admission, VIP access, and Fellow attendance sponsorship. The 2014 Summer Celebration will take place on June 5, 2014 at IAC Headquarters in NYC.