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Rapper Nas Teams Up With Koru To Sponsor Even More Tech Scholarships

Nas made his fame making some of the greatest rap albums of all time — now he's making seed level investments and developing young talent. (Photo via Getty)

Rapper Nas is at it again — no, not another follow-up to Illmatic, another scholarship in tech. Nas has teamed up with job placement startup Koru to fund a scholarship for 10 college graduates to go through Koru’s training program.

Koru helps find recent college graduates a job by placing them with a potential employer and running them through a month-long career boot camp as they get started. Coaches from Koru work alongside employers like ZulilyJulep and others to build up skills like team-leading, project management and how to run a meeting. It’s an opportunity for employers to “try before they buy” potential new talent. Read More