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This is a guest post from Gary Sharma (aka “The Guy with the Red Tie”), founder and CEO of GarysGuide and proud owner of a whole bunch of black suits, white shirts and, at last count, over 40 red ties. You can reach him at gary [at]

As y’all know, today is Memorial Read More

Venture for America Wants to Steal the Smart Kids Back from Finance

Mr. Yang (Photo: Venture for America)

It’s a sad fact about modern American society that a vast amount of our brightest minds are plucked straight from college graduation every year and thrown into finance–which, you might be surprised to hear, is not the most noble of industries. Enter Venture for America, which wants to yank all those promising, freshly-graduated young people from the clutches of investment firms and land them at startups. Read More