Venture for America, Inc.

Venture for America, Inc.

Venture for America, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

2011

Headquarters

138 West 25th Street, New York, New York 10001

Charitable Causes

Public Works & Infrastructure

Employees (Worldwide)

52

Industries

Social Interest
Human Resources & Personnel Services

Company Description

Venture for America will recruit the best and brightest college grads to work for two years at emerging start-ups and early-stage companies in lower-cost cities (e.g., Detroit, Providence, New Orleans). Modeled after Teach for America, Venture for America will provide a path for entrepreneurship to college grads who want to learn how to build companies and create jobs. The goal is that a substantial proportion of VFA Fellows will become successful entrepreneurs, preferably rooted in the communities to which they are assigned. Venture for America’s purpose is job generation – our immediate goal is to generate 100,000 new U.S. jobs by 2025 by helping growth companies expand and training a critical mass of our top graduates to themselves become business builders and job creators.

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Executives & Employees

Founder

Co-Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director

Chief Operating Officer

Senior Director of Partnerships

Vice President of Programs

Senior Director of Talent

Senior Director of Communications & Events

Senior Director of Community Partnerships

Director of Charlotte & San Antonio

Director of Fellow & Alumni Experience

Board of Directors

Senior Advisor at Oak Hill Advisors LP

Co-Managing Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig LLP

Managing Director at Rhône Group LLC

Former Head of Aptigon Capital & Global Credit at Citadel LLC

Founder at Venture for America, Inc.

Chief Consumer Officer at Fresh Direct LLC

Co-Founder at XO Group, Inc.

Vice President of Telecharge at The Shubert Organization, Inc.

Executive Advisor to the Chairman at Emigrant Bank

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Key Stats and Financials As of 2018
Market Capitalization
Total Enterprise Value
Earnings Per Share
Revenue
$7M
Non-Profit Donations & Grants Received
Investments
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