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Venture For America

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BENEFITING: VENTURE FOR AMERICA

ORGANIZER: VENTURE FOR AMERICA

EVENT: JobRaising

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THE STORY:

VENTURE FOR AMERICA wrote -

Venture for America (www.ventureforamerica.org) is a program for young, talented grads to spend 2 years in the trenches of a start-up with the goal that they will become socialized and mobilized as entrepreneurs moving forward. We recruit the best and brightest recent college graduates, provide them with training and mentorship, and place them at startups to help build those organizations and get the experience they need to then become business builders and job creators themselves. Our goal is to help create 100,000 new U.S. jobs by 2025.

Our mission is:

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. 

In 2012, Venture for America sent its inaugural class of 40 fellows to Detroit, New Orleans, Providence, Cincinnati and Las Vegas to live and work at startups there for two years. Already these recent grads have become valuable contributors to their employers and four Fellows have even founded a non-profit organization called The StartUp Effect, which teaches entrepreneurship in middle schools in New Orleans and Detroit. 

By contributing to VFA, you ensure that we will continue to be able to send the country's best and brightest to the companies and cities that need them this year and every year thereafter.

 

Promotion: Donate or raise the below amounts from 1/23 at 9am EST to 3/1 at 11:59pm EST and you will automatically win a mess of Ventures for America prizes. See prize levels below and see the rules way below.

Donate the following amounts to the Venture for America main fundraiser page to automatically win.

  • Donate $25 to $99 and you will automatically win Venture for America sunglasses.
  • Donate $100 to $249 and you will automatically win a Venture for America T-shirt.
  • Donate $250 to $999 and you will automatically win a ticket to a Venture for America event.
  • Donate $1,000 or more and you will automatically win a VIP ticket to a Venture for America event.

 

** Donations made to Venture for America team members will not be counted for the purpose of this contest. Donations must be made to the Venture for America main fundraiser page to be eligible to win the above prizes.

OR...

Raise the following amounts as a Venture for America team member to automatically win.

  • Raise $25 to $99 on your VFA fundraiser page and you will automatically win Venture for America sunglasses.
  • Raise $100 to $249 on your VFA fundraiser page and you will automatically win a Venture for America T-shirt.
  • Raise $250 to $999 on your VFA fundraiser page and you will automatically win a ticket to a Venture for America event.
  • Raise of $1,000 or more on your VFA fundraiser page and you will automatically win a VIP ticket to a Venture for America event.

 

Contest Rules - Win a Mess of VFA Prizes

The Team: $256,695 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
Fundraiser Title

VENTURE FOR AMERICA

Amount Raised

$228,642

Fundraiser Title

Sofija Jovic

Amount Raised

$10,150

Fundraiser Title

Guillermo Silberman

Amount Raised

$3,445

Fundraiser Title

Khaliya Aga Khan

Amount Raised

$2,000

Fundraiser Title

Astrid Schanz-Garbassi

Amount Raised

$1,198

 

60% Raised of $1,999 Goal

Fundraiser Title

lauren gill

Amount Raised

$1,160

Fundraiser Title

Shilpi Kumar

Amount Raised

$1,145

Fundraiser Title

Eileen Lee

Amount Raised

$1,089

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