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‘Hillbilly Elegy’ author is launching a $125 million VC fund in America’s heartland with backing from Peter Thiel and Marc Andreessen

JD Vance, the bestselling author of “Hillbilly Elegy,” has launched a new venture-capital fund as part of his continued efforts to restore prosperity to America’s heartland. The fund, Narya Capital, is targeting $US125 million and has already raised $US93 million from Silicon Valley royaltly like Marc Andreessen, former Google exec […]
‘Hillbilly Elegy’ author is launching a $125 million VC fund in America’s heartland with backing from Peter Thiel and Marc Andreessen
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In one of Louisville’s poorest neighbourhoods, a formerly abandoned community center is making enormous strides — and even Google has taken note

Google Fibre, Alphabet’s high-speed internet provider, built a $US25,000 startup incubator within a community center in an overlooked part of Louisville, Kentucky. The mayor, local entrepreneurs, and national investors have all championed the center, which is called Love City. The center has catered to hundreds of locals and its founders […]
In one of Louisville’s poorest neighbourhoods, a formerly abandoned community center is making enormous strides — and even Google has taken note
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AOL cofounder Steve Case is betting $150 million that the future of startups isn’t in Silicon Valley or New York, but the money isn’t what’s making his prediction come true

AOL’s billionaire cofounder Steve Case runs the DC-based venture capital firm Revolution. Case is convinced that the future of American startups lies outside of Silicon Valley, New York City, and Boston, which receive 75% of all venture capital in the US. Since 2014, he has gone on seven “Rise of […]
AOL cofounder Steve Case is betting $150 million that the future of startups isn’t in Silicon Valley or New York, but the money isn’t what’s making his prediction come true
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AOL cofounder Steve Case is betting $150 million that the future of startups isn’t in Silicon Valley or New York, but the money isn’t what’s making his prediction come true

AOL’s billionaire cofounder Steve Case runs the DC-based venture capital firm Revolution. Case is convinced that the future of American startups lies outside of Silicon Valley, New York City, and Boston, which receive 75% of all venture capital in the US. Since 2014, he has gone on seven “Rise of […]
AOL cofounder Steve Case is betting $150 million that the future of startups isn’t in Silicon Valley or New York, but the money isn’t what’s making his prediction come true
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AOL founder Steve Case is travelling the US investing in local businesses through his $150 million seed fund — here are the 5 most recent entrepreneurs to get $100,000 each

AOL cofounder Steve Case runs the Washington, DC-based venture capital firm Revolution, and “Hillbilly Elegy” author JD Vance, who oversees the Rise of the Rest Seed Fund. In May, the Revolution team led a bus tour across five cities in the southeastern US, with the intention of catalyzing growth in […]
AOL founder Steve Case is travelling the US investing in local businesses through his $150 million seed fund  —  here are the 5 most recent entrepreneurs to get $100,000 each
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High-profile investors like Jeff Bezos, Ray Dalio, and Meg Whitman are flocking to a $190 million fund nurturing startups in overlooked US cities

This post is part of Business Insider’s ongoing series on Better Capitalism. AOL cofounder Steve Case runs the Washington, DC-based venture capital firm Revolution, which focuses on businesses outside of Silicon Valley. Last December, he announced that he and “Hillbilly Elegy” author JD Vance were overseeing a $US150 million Rise […]
High-profile investors like Jeff Bezos, Ray Dalio, and Meg Whitman are flocking to a $190 million fund nurturing startups in overlooked US cities