Rahim Fazal is launching ambitious startup to help find high-paying jobs for one million Americans | TechCrunch

Rahim Fazal is launching ambitious startup to help find high-paying jobs for one million Americans | TechCrunchRahim Fazal grew up in government housing. He worked, as do many students, at McDonald’s during high school. He didn’t go to college.

These aren’t the kinds of details that might excite a recruiter at a big tech company, yet Fazal has done just fine, including co-founding a company a decade ago that sold to Oracle, where he spent the next two and a half years; becoming an advisor at CodeNow, which works with underrepresented youth to teach foundational computer programming; and, more recently, co-founding SVAcademy in San Francisco. What it does: find people like Fazal himself who are under-resourced but have no shortage of grit, and train them how to work in a professional tech setting. It’s getting them jobs, too, including at places like Salesforce, Box and Zuora.

Fazal, who cofounded SVAcademy with Joel Scott, an operator who spent the last decade with HP, leaving as VP of operations at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, is taking the wraps off the company

Click here to read more about this incredible opportunity – Dated: Aug 15, 2017 by Connie Loizos

SV Academy: https://www.sv.academy/

 
 

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