Defy Ventures

Defy Ventures

Investment Fund Manager | United States of America | Equality & Empowerment/Minorities/Previously Excluded Populations

 

Overview

Defy Ventures is an employment entrepreneurship and personal development training program that supports the incarcerated and formerly incarcerated to become successful legal entrepreneurs and employees. We transform the hustle and maximize the potential of Entrepreneurs in Training (EITs) impacted by the criminal justice system by building redemptive communities that pursue entrepreneurship and personal growth.Defy uses an inside out model to deliver holistic support that begins while EITs are incarcerated and extends through their reentry into society. By offering intensive personal and leadership development support competition based entrepreneurship training executive mentoring and business incubation Defy empowers EITs to become the CEOs of their new lives. Our programs harness and redirect the innate entrepreneurial talents of EITs toward the creation of legitimate businesses and careers.Defy addresses the limited access to education skills training and economic opportunity for men women and youth with criminal histories by creating empathy and providing hope rigorous training hands on mentoring community support and a clear path to economic security through employment or entrepreneurship. By engaging top corporate executives investors and entrepreneurs as volunteers Defy catalyzes personal and economic opportunities for EITs and shatters widely held perceptions of one of the most stigmatized and overlooked populations in America.Defy serves EITs through our affiliate regions of Nebraska Northern California Southern California Colorado and the Tri State region (NY NJ CT).

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Investment Fund Manager Nonprofit Operating 11-50

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Jun, 2018

Joint $8M

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Income/Productivity Growth
Equality & Empowerment/Minorities/Previously Excluded Populations
Community Development

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United States of America

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New York New York
United States of America



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Last Update: Jun 25, 2018 12:55 p.m.

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