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So you're ready to join VFA? Perfect. You've come to the right place.

As you know, Venture for America is a career accelerator for recent grads who want to learn how to build a business while making an impact. VFA Fellows get training and join a startup in an emerging US city, where they live and work for two years at one of our hundreds of partner companies. They learn hands-on what it takes to build a company, while getting the mentorship, network, and ongoing support they need to become successful entrepreneurs.

Applications open on August 1st for the 2016 Fellowship. In the meantime, to learn more about our Fellows, companies, and all things VFA, visit


2016 Application Deadlines:
  • 9/14/15
  • 10/5/15
  • 11/30/15
  • 2/1/16

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Find answers to many commonly asked questions about our admissions process and what we look for in rockstar Fellows here.