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Jul. 23, 2013 12:30 pm

7 Venture for America fellows placed with TEDCO, Pegged, Riskive, Vigilant

Fellows are recent college graduates who have accepted two-year jobs with startups.

Update 7/23/13 12:54 p.m.: Added Adam Rhoades-Brown's job title.

Venture for America, the two-year-old nonprofit that places plucky college graduates in two-year jobs with startups across the U.S., expanded to Baltimore, Philadelphia and several other cities in 2013.

Baltimore’s Venture for America fellows arrive in August. With seven fellows, Charm City is tied with Cleveland for the most fellows placed in the nonprofit’s first crop of expansion cities, said Jason Tarre, the startups partnership manager with VFA.

Here are Baltimore’s VFA fellows, along with their job placements and job titles:

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Andrew Zaleski is a freelance journalist in Philadelphia and the former lead reporter for Baltimore. Before moving to Philadelphia in June 2014, he was a contributing writer to Baltimore City Paper and a Tech Check commentator for WYPR 88.1 FM, Baltimore city’s National Public Radio affiliate. He has written for The Atlantic, Outside, Richmond magazine, Washington City Paper, Baltimore magazine, Baltimore Style magazine, Next City,, The Atlantic Cities, and elsewhere.

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