Helping Nontraditional Talent Break Into Tech with Rahim Fazal and Mike Slagh

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Erik is joined on this episode by Mike Slagh (@MikeSlagh), co-founder and CEO of Shift, and Rahim Fazal (@rahimthedream), co-founder and CEO of SV Academy. They talk about: * How they “navigated the idea maze” to come to what they are doing today. * How they are helping people with non-traditional backgrounds break into Silicon Valley. * Why what they do is valuable both to the employer and the employee changing careers. * How they came to their business models. * How they help fix the “massive mismatch between supply and demand” in the job market. * Their thoughts on ISAs. * Other potential ideas in the space. And much more. Thanks for listening — if you like what you hear, please review us on your favorite podcast platform. Check us out on the web at villageglobal.vc or get in touch with us on Twitter @villageglobal. Venture Stories is brought to you by Village Global and is hosted by co-founder and partner, Erik Torenberg. Grace Chen is our audio engineer and the show is produced by Brett Bolkowy.

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