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Change the World, Level Up Your Skills, and Connect With Amazing People

If you want to level up your skills, change the world, and connect with amazing people at the same time, volunteer at GiveGetWin.

Hell, "volunteer" sounds all very old fashioned -- what you're going to be able to do is fast-paced, highly enjoyable, high impact, rapidly-skills-imparting stuff and be able to have as much personal responsibility, ability to experiment, and access to amazing people as you can handle.

Here's two roles we're explicitly looking for --

1. Recruiter

The heart of GiveGetWin is putting great people and companies together with those who are interested in what they’re doing. As a GGW Recruiter, you’ll use your social skills:

Evolution of a Startup: Lessons Learned

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I was recently approached by a friend in the venture capital industry who asked me to write about my experience as an entrepreneur and transplant to Silicon Valley.  Here's the resulting transcript of our discussion.  I'm publishing it in the hopes that it helps other entrepreneurs, as well as those who haven't yet taken the leap but want to.

Can you tell me about the fundraising cycles your company has gone through?

We began in Washington D.C. in 2008 in a townhouse on Capitol Hill. It was a terrible time to fundraise due to the financial crisis, so we self-funded a mobile consulting firm called PointAbout which built mobile apps for large brands, including Disney, The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, Newsweek, Cars.com and many others.  That firm quickly grew to over 30 employees (and a much nicer space in DC -- although still a townhouse!)

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