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