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Join VetsinTech for Dreamforce and Fleetweek


Visit the VetForce booth #2228 on Thursday, October 6th, from 10-2pm! It will be staffed by Salesforce employees, Work For Warriors, as well as VetsinTech Volunteers. Network with other veterans involved with the VetForce Community!


VetsinTech is going to be very active during Fleetweek and we will be hosting a few panel discussions and a Cybersecurity workshop at the Marines Memorial Club on Tuesday, October 4.

Register for free here!Download the overview and detailed agenda for the event.

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Twitter users: Use @VetsinTech, #VetsinTech, @vetforce, #vetforce and #wearefleetweek for fleet week

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Check out What's Happening at VetsinTech across the country!

VetsinTech NYC:

9/15Free beer and pizza meetup at Galvanize in West Soho

VetsinTech SF:

9/22Employer meetup hosted by TEKsystems

VetsinTech San Diego:

9/27Re-launch of VetsinTech San Diego hosted by Intuit

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Military veterans provide a new competitive advantage for tech companies

Read the Article: TechCrunch

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ViT Austin relaunches on August 29th @ Galvanize!

We hope you'll join us in Austin, TX for the relaunch of the Austin ViT chapter in our new digs at Galvanize! Free appetizers and beverages will be provided. There will be ample time for networking as well as a panel that will discuss opportunities in the three E's: education, entrepreneurship, and employment.

To register for the event, click here.

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July News

VetsinTech held another very successful event hosted by Ten-X on June 29th.  Over 60 veterans joined us along with employers Ten-X, LinkedIn, Accenture, Electronic Arts, Salesforce, Tesla and more!

Check out the pics here.

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Why Military Veterans Should Become Entrepreneurs

Read the Article: Americas SBDC

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Please support VetsinTech on Crowdrise!

Please support VetsinTech on Crowdrise - The VetsinTech Silicon Valley Invasion to bringhundreds of transitioning veterans to the SF Bay Area to explore opportunities forEducation, Employment, and Entrepreneurship!

Support us here

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Veterans Bootstrap the transition from battlefield to tech

Read the Article: CNET

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VetsinTech at the White House - and join us for Military Appreciation Month!

VetsinTech at the White House - and join us for Military Appreciation Month!

VetsinTech is thrilled to have been invited to the White House Joining Forces on May 5th! In celebration of the Joining Forces 5 year anniversary, 50+ companies committed to hire or train 110K veterans into tech careers over the next 5 years. The VetsinTech coalition members came out in force - Ten-X, Intuit, Salesforce, Microsoft, Palo Alto Networks, Cisco, HPE and Accenture were all in attendance to support our veterans and the Joining Forces initiative lead by the 1st Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden.

For full details and all the pledges read here: FACT SHEET: As Part of the 5th Anniversary of Joining Forces, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden Announce New Private Sector Hiring and Training Commitments for Veterans and Military Spouses

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Kathleen Carroll and Jeff Bezos of Amazon with Dr. Jill Biden

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As Part of the 5th Anniversary of Joining Forces, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden Announce New Private Sector Hiring and Training Commitments for Veterans and Military Spouses.

Read the Article: Obama White House Archive

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Here's what's happening at VetsinTech

Here's what's happening at VetsinTech

VetsinTech @ Twitter

VetsinTech celebrated its fourth birthday at Twitter! We had a fantastic panel that showcased some of the best ViT veteran talent in the tech industry. Army veteran Stephanie Vazquez also discussed her success story—She landed a job at Facebook after attending just a few VetsinTech workshops!

The Ridescout Team Visits ViT Entrepreneurs

In early April we were very pleased to welcome two ViT Senior Advisors, Ridescout’s Joseph Kopser and Craig Cummings, to an intimate gathering with some of our San Francisco-based veteran entrepreneurs: Lydia Davey, Theresa Piasta, Tony Nguyen Sonny Tosco, Aaron Saari, and Manny Parra.

Wells Fargo Hosts ViT "Careers in Cybersecurity" Event

On April 7th, Wells Fargo hosted a ViT Careers in Cybersecurity Event at the San Francisco Wells Fargo. Senior cybersecurity leaders discussed current challenges and potential solutions in a variety of industries. Several Wells Fargo Recruiters attended to answer questions about specific cybersecurity careers.

VetsinTech is pleased to announce this year's Gala!

Join VetsinTech for a very special event in honor of Veterans Day – a VetsinTech Gala – “Vets2.0 Beyond the Transition” – honoring amazing accomplishments of veteran led initiatives – Friday, November 4th. Details coming soon.

Sign up for our new ViT Entrepreneur Bootcamp!

ViT is working to launch an Entrepreneur Bootcamp that will kick off in May at our San Francisco Galvanize location, and we will introduce a speaker series to address every aspect of entrepreneurship. Watch for a signup link at our ViT Facebook page.

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Wells Fargo Donates $50,000 to VetsInTech to Support Cybersecurity Training Programs

Read the Article: Diversity Best Practices

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VetsInTech and Twitter Join Forces to Help Veterans Find Jobs


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Andreessens give $275,000, seek to aid military veterans in tech

Read the Article: USA Today

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Upcoming Employer and Cyber Security Events

VetsinTech 1st Employer event of 2016 @Twitter!!

Join VetsinTech as yet another very cool company, @Twitter open their doors to welcome the VetsinTech community and our employer coaltion on March 29th, 2016!! Several employers joining include Accenture, Apcera, Salesforce, Palo Alto Networks, Ten-X, Twitter, Intuit, Manpower Group Solutions, LinkedIn and more TBD!  Register here:

VetsinTech - Careers in Cybersecurity - April 7th @Wells Fargo in SF

Please join VetsinTech for the “Careers in Cybersecurity Forum”co-sponsored by Wells Fargo and VetsinTech. Senior Cyber-Security leaders will discuss the current challenges and potential solutions of in a variety of industries, and recruiters will be on hand to discuss opportunities and pathways for careers in Cybersecurity. Check out our amazing line up of speakers and register here: 

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Break Into Tech Without a Degree

Here are three ways for you to get the skills you need to bust into tech in as little as a month

Read the Article: 3 ways vets can break into tech without a degree  

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February and March VetsinTech events

Please Join VetsinTech in collaboration with IAVA and the Marines Memorial Club in SF for the 5th annual Salute to Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans! Thursday, March 03, 2016.

Save the Date - VetsinTech will hold our next employer meetup at Twitter HQ in SF on March 29th - 5:30pm!

Join VetsinTech and Silicon Valley Bank at SXSW -  SXSW is the annual pilgrimage to Austin, Texas where cutting-edge technologies and digital creativity meet some of the brightest young minds in the world.  This coming March at SXSW Interactive, Silicon Valley Bank is hosting their annual three-day client lounge for people to relax, recharge, network, and take office hours and have graciously offered space during their "Next Stop Lounge" to VetsinTech!!  Veteran Entrepreneurs register here!!

Join @VetsinTech 2/19 for the #VABrainTrust Hackathon - innovations surrounding mTBI + PTS @VAInnovation

Brain Trust: Pathway to InnoVAtion Hackathon Serving Veterans!

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Best Practice for Hiring Veterans: Train Them First

Read the Article: Swords to Plowshares

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Palo Alto Networks Academy Collaborates with VetsInTech

Read the Article: Palo Alto Networks

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Cybersecurity training for veterans in collaboration with Palo Alto Networks

Cybersecurity training for veterans in collaboration with Palo Alto Networks

VetsinTech is very pleased to launch our first Cybersecurity training for veterans in collaboration with Palo Alto Networks! A message from our partners at Palo Alto Networks:

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