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Techstars Startup Week San Antonio 2018 has ended
Tuesday, October 23 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Venture For America CEO, Amy Nelson: The Woman Recruiting Young People for America's Up & Coming Startup Scenes

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Join us at Pinch Boil House & Bia Bar for a conversation with Amy Nelson, Chief Executive Officer at Venture For America. VFA is a nationwide fellowship program for enterprising recent college graduates to launch their careers as entrepreneurs. After five weeks of training, VFA Fellows spend two years helping to build a startup in a U.S. city with an emerging startup ecosystem where they learn how to contribute to a high-growth business. VFA's San Antonio Fellows have worked in companies including Geekdom, 80/20 Foundation, Jungle Disk, Codeup, Assembla, Go Smart Solar, and more, with VFA Fellow Sean Wen also co-founding Pinch Boil House & Bia Bar. Amy will be interviewed by Lorenzo Gomez, Chairman of Geekdom and 80/20 Foundation, long-time partners to VFA. Both new and seasoned entrepreneurs, as well as interested applicants, will enjoy the inside look at the recruitment efforts happening for startups nationwide.

Moderators
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Lorenzo Gomez III

Chairman, Geekdom & 80/20 Foundation
Lorenzo Gomez III is an expert in ecosystem development, a CEO, a public speaker, an author, and a podcast host.  He has successfully helped convert a dormant urban sector of San Antonio into a thriving entrepreneurial hub. Over the last 10 years, he has effectively engaged others... Read More →

Speakers
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Amy Nelson

CEO, Venture for America


Tuesday October 23, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Pinch Boil House & Bia Bar 124 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78205

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