Hallo Co Founder Vernon Howard Helps Graduates Land Dream Jobs in a Pandemic

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Join Michael and Robin as they chat with Vern Howard on what it was like raising venture capital as a black founder, his actionable insights for founders like him, and his views on “diversity washing” and what companies can do to avoid it. He is the CEO and founder of Hallo — a diversity recruiting platform that helps connect college students across the country with leading companies like Apple and Google. Hallo has raised $1.9m in funding from Canaan Partners, Tribe Capital, Kleiner Perkins, and many other leading VCs. With over 500 active universities including Carnegie Mellon, Fordham University, Stanford University, and USC, Hallo is quickly becoming one of the go-to platforms for top brands and universities, looking to discover diverse new talent in lieu of traditional recruitment measures.

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