Jul 19 / 2021

Press Release: Venture For America announces the hiring of new CEO

BALTIMORE – Venture For America, a national nonprofit and two-year fellowship program for recent college graduates pursuing careers in entrepreneurship, has hired Eric Somerville to serve as its new CEO.

Somerville joins the organization from The Y in Central Maryland, where he spent more than eight years

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Mar 4 / 2021

Press Release: Venture For America Expands to Tulsa, Oklahoma

TULSA, March 4, 2021 – Venture For America, a two-year paid fellowship program for recent college grads pursuing careers in entrepreneurship, has announced that it will expand to Tulsa. Venture For America (VFA) aims to create economic opportunity in American cities by equipping the next generation with skills and

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Aug 25 / 2020

Press Release: Scotwork North America Partners with Venture For America

BEDMINSTER, NJ – Aug. 25, 2020 – Scotwork North America announced today their partnership with Venture For America. This collaboration comes in an effort to transform and influence how the next generation of entrepreneurs and dealmakers negotiate.

“There’s a tremendous amount of conflict in this world and being able to

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Aug 11 / 2020

Press Release: Venture For America Hires Director in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO – Aug. 11, 2020 – Venture For America has announced the hiring of Sarah Olivarez to serve as its San Antonio Community Director. Venture For America is a nonprofit that places recent college graduates in two-year fellowships at startups and social impact organizations across 14

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Jun 1 / 2020

Press Release: Venture For America Partners with Desai Sethi Foundation

DETROIT – June 1, 2020 – Venture For America is partnering with the Desai Sethi Foundation to launch The DSF Social Impact Fellowship for VFA, a social impact initiative that will allow Fellows to work alongside local for-profit, nonprofit and government entities that have been impacted

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Jun 17 / 2019

Venture for America, Uber and UBS Partner Together to Help 300 Women and People of Color Become Entrepreneurs by 2021

Yahoo Finance

June 13, 2019
Partnering Together to Change the Face of Entrepreneurship

Venture For America (VFA), a two-year fellowship program for recent college graduates interested in entrepreneurship and working in a fast-paced, innovative startup environment, announced that it has launched a new initiative

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Jun 11 / 2019

Venture for America fellows bringing diversity of thought to KC tech, investment firms

Startland News

June 11, 2019

By Austin Barnes

Venture for America fellows are flocking to Kansas City, said Kate Loar.

“Venture For America’s initial Kansas City champions: the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Pepper, KCRise Fund, and Super Dispatch set the groundwork for growth in KC,” noted Loar, VFA director

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May 10 / 2019

Baltimore hosted Venture For America’s regional job fair connecting new Fellows and startups Baltimore

May 6, 2019

By Dawn Musil

Venture For America’s 2019 job fair for the northeast region was held Friday, May 3, at the R. House Garage in Baltimore’s Remington neighborhood, welcoming 50 incoming 2019 fellows for interviews with 34 companies.

Venture For America is a fellowship program

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May 1 / 2019

Venture For America strengthens Miami program with $150,000 from Knight Foundation and hires local Program Director

Brandon Mitchell joins Venture For America as Director of Miami program, thanks to support from Knight Foundation

MIAMI — May 1, 2019 —  Venture For America (VFA), a two-year fellowship program that connects top college graduates with local businesses, announced that it has hired Brandon Mitchell to serve as

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Apr 23 / 2019

Venture For America Hosts 2019 Regional Job Fair in Cleveland

VFA partners with Northeast Ohio supporters to help diverse entrepreneurs connect with talent at Midwest Job Fair.

April 12, 2019

Venture For America, a two-year fellowship program for recent college graduates, and KeyBank Business Build and Boost program have teamed up to help local business owners grow their teams

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Apr 9 / 2019

Venture for America brings its ‘matchmaking’ event back to Birmingham

Alabama Newscenter

April 8, 2019

By Michael Tomberlin

For the second time in three years, Birmingham played host to the regional job fair that matches Venture for America (VFA) fellows with startup and innovation companies.

Innovation Depot was the site of the event April 5, which has more in common

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Mar 15 / 2019

Press Release: Cleveland Selected to Host Venture For America National Accelerator

For the first time in its five-year run, VFA selected Cleveland, Ohio as the host city for its national 4-month accelerator program.
On March 15, 2019 Venture For America announced that its national 2019 accelerator program will be held in Cleveland. The Venture For America accelerator offers VFA Fellow-Founders

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