Venture for America to place young entrepreneurs in struggling cities

A new nonprofit is pairing creative, eager entrepreneurs with distressed cities nationwide, reports the Huffington Post. Venture for America, modeled after Teach For America, is confident it can do for business what TFA has done for schools. Just as the successful education nonprofit puts high-performing college grads to work at schools in disadvantaged areas, VFA will recruit top college graduates to work for two years at business startups in hurting cities such as Detroit, New Orleans and Providence, R.I., according to Silicon Republic…

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