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Oren Bennett, 21-Year-Old College Dropout, Is Starting His Own Venture Fund

Upstate dreamer turned downtown hustler.

Betabeat ran into a precocious young man last night named Oren Bennett. “Don’t I know you from somewhere?” he asked us as we grabbed some pita and hummus from the snack table at the Brooklyn Beta party. We shook our heads no, and asked if he was a startup guy.

“No, although I do love startups. I’m starting my own venture fund,” Mr. Bennet informed us.

Did he have any experience in venture capital?

“Well I have been to Startup Weekend in NYC here twice and I attend more events than a lot of people.” Read More