Press

Jan. 22

Here Are 7 Awesome Resources Your Transition Class Didn’t Offer
http://taskandpurpose.com/here-are-7-awesome-resources-your-transition-class-didnt-offer/

May. 5

https://www.military1.com/defense-technology/article/572811-3-ways-vets-can-break-into-tech-without-a-degree– 3 ways vets can 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

2015
Aug. 26
http://www.military1.com/defense/article/538510-one-small-step-for-female-veterans-one-giant-leap-for-silicon-valley   Military veterans are an anomaly in Silicon Valley. Women in the space are even more rare. But female veterans in the technology industry? Almost unheard of.
http://techcrunch.com/2014/08/26/facebook-hosts-first-hackathon-for-female-veterans/   There are dozens of hackathons in Silicon Valley every month, but on Monday Facebook hosted one with a twist.
http://www.sfgate.com/technology/article/1st-female-veterans-hackathon-5714253.php   More than 40 women gathered Monday to pitch business ideas in the nation’s first hackathon geared toward female veterans.
May. 23
http://www.whitehouse.gov/joiningforces/blog  Thanks to Joining Forces and the White House for the inspiration and recognizing VetsinTech –
http://www.usnews.com/news/stem-solutions/articles/2014/04/23/putting-veterans-to-work-for-stem  US News and World Report
Nov. 6
San Jose Mercury News – Vets in Tech helps veterans find jobs in tech industry
Topix.com Vets in Tech helps veterans find jobs in tech industry
Nov. 7
Military.com  Vets in Tech Help Find Jobs for Veterans
Santa Cruz Public Library – Vets in Tech
PR Web – Work Market Honors Veterans, Sponsors New York Vets in Tech Event
Interceder.net – Vets in Tech Expands its work helping veterans find tech jobs
The Women’s Book – Vets in Tech helps veterans land technology jobs
Nov. 8
SMB Nation Vets Get a Second Chance Working in Technology
Carlsbad Current Argus – Vets in Tech Expands its work helping veterans find tech jobs
Nov. 9
LipperCurrent.com – Vets in Tech helps veterans find jobs in tech industry
Nov. 11
Deseret News – Companies pledge to hire veterans
KSG Strategic Counseling – Honoring Our Veterans
Nov. 12

Sci-Tech Today – Vets in Tech Helps Veterans Land Technology Jobs

Vets in Tech on Forbes.com

Veterans: Recruiters Want To Hire You But They Need Your Help: Read Article

Recap of Vets in Tech Hackathon at Facebook – Military Appreciation Month

ABC 7 News: Read Article
Nextgov: The Vets in Tech Hackathon at Facebook: Read Article

SF Mayor Ed Lee

“VetsinTech is a much needed veteran entrepreneurship initiative here in the ‘Innovation Capital of the World,’ combining three of my priorities: jobs, vets, and technology,” said San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee. “Returning men and woman who have served our country deserve a chance to get the good jobs in our new innovation economy.” Read article

CBS

Weekend Hackathon Matching Veterans With Tech Jobs 

ABC

SF groups help veterans with jobs, permanent housing

TechCrunch

Meet the VetsInTech Hackathon Participants and its Winner, Bugl.co

Iraq Veterans Launch RallyPoint: A LinkedIn For The Military (And Life After)

BusinessWeek

From the Military to Tech Startup

 

VentureBeat

“Veterans, meet tech jobs: VetsinTech program launches this week” – Read article

Huffington Post

“Veterans In Technology: Silicon Valley Taps The Military For The Next Wave Of Startup Power” – Read article

TechCentralSF Startup Veteran’s Weekend/Hackathon on ABC7

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jVPnN9Z2cGQ]

We have successfully launched Vets in Tech on July 31st. Visit our site here: http://vetsintech.co

CONGRATULATIONS to our winners of Startup Veterans Weekend/Hackathon – 1st Place: Collectio, 2nd Place: Rebound, and 3rd Place I-Vitality!! Actually everyone who competed as a winner in my book! We had over 40 veterans joining 40 non-vet techies for the competition and inspiring keynote by Steve Blank (Four Steps to the Epiphany and The Startup Owners Manual) along with remarks from Co-host Craig Newmark and President of the SF Board of Supervisors – David Chiu who delivered a proclamation declaring it “Startup Veterans Day” in San Francisco. Take a look at pics from the event here and see blogs at: http://startupgrind.com/2012/03/startup-veterans-weekendhackathon-winners/#more-1935 and http://sfciti.com/newsletters/20120328

In addition, a segment of the event aired on local Channel 7 – see the video here: http://youtu.be/jVPnN9Z2cGQ

THANKS again to all of our awesome sponsors and partners for helping to make this event possible – see them all at www.techcentralsf.com/startup-veterans