In her current role as Director, Barthelmy has a focus on fundraising. She is able to work even further to make a splash in both the startup world and in the workforce in Southern Nevada. As a Director, she shares responsibilities with three other directors for the progression of the student associates and overall success of the fund.
“I like the impact I get to make within my community through investing in startups that create jobs for individuals living in Southern Nevada,” she said. “Up until I joined the fund, my college experience has been mostly comprised of debits and credits as an Accounting major. After I joined the fund, I have seen the Las Vegas community through a new light, as a Venture Capitalist.”
The Rebel Venture Fund team has announced the launch of RVF Journal, a weekly publication about the Las Vegas entrepreneurial and tech scene from the point of view of their VC fund. Articles are written by Rebel Venture Fund members and published each week.
Read more: http://vegastech.com/rebel-venture-fund-launches-rvf-journal/
The team developed the idea of #VentureFriday, a chance for attendees to meet and network with experienced entrepreneurs, angel investors, and members of the Las Vegas community. Community members who attend the event can hear advice about their company, discuss what investors seek in good deals, or learn what goes into making a great pitch.
Read more: http://vegastech.com/rebel-venture-fund-presents-venturefriday/
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