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Entrepreneurs have a role to play in solving our nation's problems
Entrepreneurs have a role to play in solving our nation's problems

Four years ago, Vinay Bhargava had an epiphany. The Google executive was giving a talk to students at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Virginia. The students, bright, tech-focused and driven, had no idea how the college admissions process worked, or where to begin. Mr. Bhargava learned that this is a common problem for high schoolers, particularly those who are set to become the first in their family to go to college. He teamed up with Thomas Jefferson counselor Sean Burke to design a solution and soon left his job at Google to found Mytonomy, an alumni-powered college counseling company based in Bethesda. Mytonomy — which my company, Kapor Capital, has...

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