Don’t miss the upcoming Venture for America (VFA) panel on Xavier University’s campus, which will bring past and current VFA fellows for an opportunity for students to learn more about the career launching program.
Venture for America is a two-year fellowship program for recent college graduates interested in entrepreneurship and working in a fast-paced, innovative startup environment. VFA Fellows interview with vetted company partners across U.S. cities with emerging startup ecosystems. After securing the right full-time, salaried job, Fellows train for five weeks with world-class business leaders and entrepreneurs to build the skills they’ll need to succeed in a startup environment and as founders. Throughout the fellowship, they learn how to contribute to a high-growth business and gain access to mentorship, ongoing training, and the nationwide VFA community. When Fellows and alumni are ready to build companies of their own, whenever that may be, VFA provides the resources they need to become entrepreneurs.
Our goal is to help the next generation become leaders capable of launching their own companies, creating opportunities for themselves and others, and adding value to their local communities. Watch their recruitment video here!
*Take a look at what VFA Fellows are up to!*
Max Eisenberg is the CEO of ActionStreamer. Max’s Venture For America (VFA) tenure began in Cincinnati in 2012 at Ilesfay, where he rose to Director of Business Development before the company was acquired by Autodesk in early 2014. The acquisition took Max to San Francisco, as he stayed on at Autodesk as a Project Manager on the Cloud Platforms team before co-founding ActionStreamer. Max graduated from Washington University in St. Louis, majoring in Urban Studies & Entrepreneurship. He originally hails from Birmingham, Michigan and enjoys softball, yoga, traveling, and all things Detroit sports.
Robin Bonatesta is a current Venture for America fellow working as a software developer and fashion stylist for Cladwell. A 2016 graduate of Kent State University, she is the first to hold degrees in both computer science and fashion merchandising. In her spare time, she likes to stay involved in the startup and tech ecosystems by mentoring students and hosting events like HackCincy, a professional developer hackathon in Cincinnati.
Date: Monday, Nov 20
Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00PM
Location: Center for Innovation