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How To Self Liberate Through An Entrepreneur Education

Featuring Guest -

Danielle Strachman

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hosted by: Brandon Stover
EP
14
October 8, 2019

Danielle Strachman is a serial founder, educator, philanthropist, mentor, and venture capitalist of the 1517 Fund. Her disruptive 20 million dollar venture fund in San Francisco offers 250 thousand dollar investments to teens and twenty something year old dropouts, makers, hackers, and scientists who embody conviction to go against the grain of societies one path for all through college. 1517 has proven this radical thesis with a portfolio of over 30 young founder startups, watching small 1k idea investments turn into Series B companies, and 17 year olds starting 5 person teams that scale to 400 employees and are making the best autonomous driving tech on the market.

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This weeks guest on Evolve with Brandon Stover is serial founder, educator, philanthropist, mentor, and venture capitalist, Danielle Strachman of the 1517 Fund. Her disruptive 20 million dollar venture fund in San Francisco offers 250 thousand dollar investments to teens and twenty something year old dropouts, makers, hackers, and scientists who embody conviction to go against the grain of societies one path for all through college. 1517 has proven this radical thesis with a portfolio of over 30 young founder startups, watching small 1k idea investments turn into Series B companies, and 17 year olds starting 5 person teams that scale to 400 employees and are making the best autonomous driving tech on the market. In this episode she talks about her journey in entrepreneurship of starting a school, working with Peter Thiel on the Theil Fellowship, how young founders can follow their passion and express that authentically, and what she believes the future of education looks like.

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