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State-Backed Program Aims to Grow Michigan’s VC Talent Pool

Monday, September 19, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kate Oesterle
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Reda Jaber could have gone in a few directions after graduating in 2014 from the University of Michigan with a trio of graduate degrees.

But rather than go into medicine or clinical research, Jaber opted instead to pursue a career in the venture capital industry. Jaber, who has an MBA, connected with Birmingham-based IncWell LLC, a venture capital firm that invests in early-stage startups where he’s now a partner.

Through IncWell, Jaber became a venture fellow in a program run by the Michigan Venture Capital Association that seeks to groom talent to work in the state’s growing venture capital industry.

The 29-year-old Jaber credits the MVCA’s Venture Fellows Program with giving him a deep knowledge of the venture capital industry in Michigan.

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