You are welcome to join the Venture for America Classes of 2020 and 2021 as they compete in VFA Philly’s first-ever Ideas-A-Thon. Fellows were given six weeks to come up with an impactful idea and were asked to present a mini-pitch where their idea is headed, including any MVPs and customer growth!

  • Taz Alam | Taz is a serial entrepreneur who’s dedicated to promoting the Hustle Mentality to the world. Beyond working as a Content Marketing Associate at ReturnLogic, she is building the Hustle Brand through her website (tazonthehustle.com), her Instagram platform (@tazonthehustle), and her podcast. Taz is building a movement to change the way the we think as a society and will stop at nothing to bring it global.
  • Michelle Jarcho | Michelle is a 2020 Venture for America fellow passionate about consumer packaged goods, social entrepreneurship, and all things food. She currently works at Saxbys, where she focuses on Supply Chain Management, Demand Planning, Sales Reporting, and Data Analysis Projects. She’s looking forward to presenting her group’s grocery delivery concept, medli, on Thursday.
  •  Nadav Kempinski | Founder of Journi.  journi is a texting service made to lower the barrier of entry to journal. Get the benefits of journaling (introspection, reflection & gratitude) during the small moments of your day by sending texts, and watch your daily entries grow!
  • Alex Leone | I’m a Venture for America fellow and the Talent Management and Acquisition Manager at ReturnLogic, an e-comm SaaS startup. I’m working on a software concept that would help students with disabilities and their families navigate the education system based on my experience as a first grade teacher and my master’s education in developmental disabilities.
  • Barret Rus 
May 19, 2022
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