VetsinTech is thrilled to have been invited to the White House Joining Forces on May 5th! In celebration of the Joining Forces 5 year anniversary, 50+ companies committed to hire or train 110K veterans into tech careers over the next 5 years. The VetsinTech coalition members came out in force – Ten-X, Intuit, Salesforce, Microsoft, Palo Alto Networks, Cisco, HPE and Accenture were all in attendance to support our veterans and the Joining Forces initiative lead by the 1st Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden.

For full details and all the pledges read here: FACT SHEET: As Part of the 5th Anniversary of Joining Forces, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden Announce New Private Sector Hiring and Training Commitments for Veterans and Military Spouses

Kathleen Carroll and Jeff Bezos of Amazon with Dr. Jill Biden
Kathleen Carroll and Jeff Bezos of Amazon with Dr. Jill Biden

 

First Lady Michelle Obama
First Lady Michelle Obama

 

Katherine Webster and ViT Success Story veteran Riki Tate
Katherine Webster and ViT Success Story veteran Riki Tate

Military Appreciation Month – Veteran Entrepreneur Workshop and pitch event!

Join fellow VetsinTech Entrepreneur’s to learn about some of the most successful start-up techniques for growing traction, customer development, funding and more!  Also – it is Military Appreciation Month so expect some great beer and pizza as we recognize our veterans and their service.

When: Thursday, May 26, 2016 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Where: Galvanize San Francisco

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VetsinTech @ Twitter

Twitter

VetsinTech celebrated its fourth birthday at Twitter! We had a fantastic panel that showcased some of the best ViT veteran talent in the tech industry. Army veteran Stephanie Vazquez also discussed her success story—She landed a job at Facebook after attending just a few VetsinTech workshops!

The Ridescout Team Visits ViT Entrepreneurs

Ridescout
In early April we were very pleased to welcome two ViT Senior Advisors, Ridescout’s Joseph Kopser and Craig Cummings, to an intimate gathering with some of our San Francisco-based veteran entrepreneurs: Lydia Davey, Theresa Piasta, Tony Nguyen Sonny Tosco, Aaron Saari, and Manny Parra.

Wells Fargo Hosts ViT “Careers in Cybersecurity” Event

Wells Fargo

On April 7th, Wells Fargo hosted a ViT Careers in Cybersecurity Event at the San Francisco Wells Fargo. Senior cybersecurity leaders discussed current challenges and potential solutions in a variety of industries. Several Wells Fargo Recruiters attended to answer questions about specific cybersecurity careers.

VetsinTech is pleased to announce this year’s Gala!

ViT Gala

Join VetsinTech for a very special event in honor of Veterans Day – a VetsinTech Gala – “Vets2.0 Beyond the Transition” – honoring amazing accomplishments of veteran led initiatives – Friday, November 4th. Details coming soon.

Sign up for our new ViT Entrepreneur Bootcamp!

ViT is working to launch an Entrepreneur Bootcamp that will kick off in May at our San Francisco Galvanize location, and we will introduce a speaker series to address every aspect of entrepreneurship. Watch for a signup link at our ViT Facebook page.

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Upcoming Employer and Cyber Security Events

March 23, 2016

VetsinTech 1st Employer event of 2016 @Twitter!! Join VetsinTech as yet another very cool company, @Twitter open their doors to welcome the VetsinTech community and our employer coaltion on March 29th, 2016!! Several employers joining include Accenture, Apcera, Salesforce, Palo Alto Networks, Ten-X, Twitter, Intuit, Manpower Group Solutions, LinkedIn and more TBD!  Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/join-vetsintech-twitter-1st-vit-employer-meetup-of-2016-tickets-22632992891 […]

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February and March VetsinTech events

February 26, 2016

Please Join VetsinTech in collaboration with IAVA and the Marines Memorial Club in SF for the 5th annual Salute to Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans! Thursday, March 03, 2016. https://mmanetcom.marineclub.com/2016Salute Save the Date – VetsinTech will hold our next employer meetup at Twitter HQ in SF on March 29th – 5:30pm! Join VetsinTech and Silicon Valley Bank at […]

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Cybersecurity training for veterans in collaboration with Palo Alto Networks

February 4, 2016

VetsinTech is very pleased to launch our first Cybersecurity training for veterans in collaboration with Palo Alto Networks! A message from our partners at Palo Alto Networks:

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Happy New Year! Training Opportunities With VetsinTech!

January 8, 2016

Happy 2016!  We have great things happening in 2016 and are starting off with a bang! To kick things off with we have two classes starting in January and February – Salesforce Administrator Training and Cybersecurity Training with Palo Alto Networks. The Salesforce Administrator Training will occur from January 27th-29th at Salesforce HQ –  50 […]

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Happy Holidays from VetsinTech!!

December 8, 2015

And now onto our final event of the year!!  Please join VetsinTech and our employer partners for our ViT Employer event + Holiday Party at LinkedIn offices in SF!! Register here.

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Happy Veteran’s Day (and Month) from VetsinTech!!

November 11, 2015

Thank you to all our men and women and their families who have served our country – we salute you and are honored to give back for all you have given for our freedom. We were able to honor so many veteran led initiatives and our partners that do so much to support VetsinTech and […]

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Friday, November 6th – a VetsinTech Gala – “Vets2.0 Beyond the Transition”

October 30, 2015

Join VetsinTech for a very special event in honor of Veterans Day – a VetsinTech Gala – “Vets2.0 Beyond the Transition” – honoring amazing accomplishments of veteran led initiatives – Friday, November 6th. Get your tickets now!

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Upcoming VetsinTech Events across the country

September 4, 2015

VetsinTech has many exciting events happening in the coming months. Please find one near you and register today! September 2015 Join VetsinTech New England on Sept 22nd – Education for Employment event Hosted by NetApp!! Register Here Join VetsinTech LA on Sept 29th- VIP Panel and Mixer hosted by H.O.M.E House of Music & Entertainment!! […]

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What’s Happening at VetsinTech in August

August 7, 2015

VetsinTech is excited to be holding our 3rd class of approximately 20 veterans to be trained as Salesforce Admins. Our next class will be held August 12-14th at Salesforce.com headquarters in San Francisco. Thanks to BlueWolf for providing our instructor and to Salesforce.com and Vetforce for hosting us! For veterans interested in Salesforce Admin training […]

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Join VetsinTech @ LinkedIn SF on July 21st

June 11, 2015

Join VetsinTech @ LinkedIn SF on July 21st – Click Here And join the launch of VetsinTech in Chicago!!  Click Here Also, we’re pleased to announce the following new training partnerships as part of the ViT Internship/Apprenticeship Program: (details to be announced soon) Palo Alto Networks – Cybersecurity Training – Palo Alto Networks is committed to working […]

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May is Military Appreciation Month!!! News from VetsinTech

May 12, 2015

May is Military Appreciation Month, and for VetsinTech it’s the perfect time to announce some great new partnerships, new chapters, and tremendous opportunities for veteran engagement nationwide. NEW VetsinTech PARTNERSHIP NEWS! Approximately 12% of all unfilled jobs in the United States are information technology jobs, and VetsinTech, with its eight national chapters and thousands of […]

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VetsinTech honors our veterans during Military Appreciation Month!

May 5, 2015

In honor of Military Appreciation Month, Please join VetsinTech as we host a number of events around the U.S  to pay tribute to our veterans.  Stay tuned here for more info on the following workshops and events around Entrepreneurship and Education: May 19th – VetsinTech @NYU May 26th – VetCap events to take place in […]

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Join VetsinTech and Sales Hacker on April 18-20th in San Francisco!

April 13, 2015

VetsinTech is partnering with Sales Hacker on “Sales Hacker Veterans Bootcamp” training.  The Sales Hacker Veterans Bootcamp is a 100% FREE  3-day intensive Sales Development Training designed to teach Veterans the necessary skills to find entry level B2B Sales positions at emerging Technology Startups. This program was put together by some of the top Sales Development Managers […]

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VetsinTech “Opportunities in Tech” with pictures!

March 30, 2015

Thanks for all to came out for the VetsinTech “Opportunities in Tech” with top tech employers on Thursday 3/26!!  Here are pics from the event (courtesy of Brandon Fernandez) Click here to see images from the event.  

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VetsinTech and SVB at SXSW!!!

March 9, 2015

If you are a veteran entrepreneur – Join VetsinTech + SVB at SXSW on March 14th or 16th!! Click here for tickets for the 14th. or Click here for the 16th. And Join VetsinTech for our next big employer event at Auction.com on March 26, 2015!! Click here for tickets to “Opportunities in Tech” with […]

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Join VetsinTech on 2/26 at Galvanize SF!!

February 19, 2015

Join VetsinTech on 2/26 at Galvanize SF as we host some of the hottest veteran startups and entrepreneurs during the ViT Startup Mixer with 60-second spots (pitches)!!! VC pitch night! VetsinTech – Startup Mixer and Pitch Event for Veteran Entrepreneurs!!

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Join us in Boston and NYC for drinks and discussion regarding #Vetforce and our joint programs for veterans!

February 12, 2015

@VetsinTech @Salesforce @Rocktech are hitting the road to discuss #Vetforce and programs for veterans!  Join us in Boston on 2/24 VetsInTech, Vetforce and RockTech: Drinks and Discussion around Salesforce Programs for Veterans! Join @VetsinTech @Salesforce to learn about #Vetforce and our joint programs for veterans – 2/26 in NYC!! VetsInTech, Vetforce and RockTech: Drinks and […]

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Happy New Year Veterans!

January 14, 2015

We look forward to supporting you in even bigger and better ways in 2015! To kick off the year – we will hold our 1st EVER training on a military base – Moffett Field in the heart of Silicon Valley.  This should allow veterans traveling from north or south an easier commute, however we are […]

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