Amazonians, meet Venture Out

For aspiring entrepreneurs who have a shared culture of Amazon Leadership Principles and are seeking to build the next great company, Venture Out can help you get there faster.
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Life after PR-FAQs and OP1s

Long gone are the days where we can afford to hire a two-pizza team just by writing a PR-FAQ. That’s okay.

Cutting the cord of your day job to pursue a startup requires more than a leap of faith, it requires a vetted community to support you. We know because we’ve been there.

From past engineers to present PMs, our community supports those bold enough to change the world.

Elena Zhizhimontova
Co-Founder & CEO at Spiral
“As a first-time founder, Venture Out connected me with a group of other founders in my area. It’s awesome to meet and get advice from seasoned founders who’ve exited several times, as well as help others with problems I’ve experienced before.”
Amazonians are an exclusive group of talent that continues to raise the bar.
Venture Out is the startup network within that ecosystem.

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Seeking your next opportunity? Join the startup world as a key early hire and decide for yourself if the grass is really greener. Let us know what type of position you are looking for and we can provide you with recommendations.

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Opportunity to Help Others

Not ready to leave your vesting scheduling just yet? Spend the time now to expand your network and leverage your experience to support other founders. Utilize your subject matter expertise to build a better world and guide startups that wish to do the same.
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Kevin Lin
Co-Founder and CEO of Dendron
"Get them in your corner — that’s the only advice I can give you."

A Community of Amazonians
Supporting Other Amazonians

Access valuable feedback and insight from vetted technologists from Amazon and other big tech companies. Network with others who you might be your future co-founders.

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