Hillbilly Elegy author and venture capitalist J.D. Vance wants to invest in startups far away from Silicon Valley
Mar 22, 2017 - Re/Code
Board and Executive Moves

Vance is joining Steve Case’s VC firm after the two met on Twitter.

J.D. Vance isn’t just moving to Ohio to battle the brain drain — he’s also looking fund a few startups while he’s back in his home state.

The “Hillbilly Elegy” author is joining Revolution LLC, the venture-capital outfit founded by Steve Case, as a partner who will focus on the firm’s initiative to identify and back infant companies in cities far from the tech capital of Silicon Valley.

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