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J.D. Vance has launched a VC fund named after a Tolkien artifact and backed by Peter Thiel.

As Bloomberg reports, J. D. Vance, bestselling author of Hillbilly Elegy, Yale graduate, and venture capitalist has teamed up with Peter Thiel, Eric Schmidt, and Marc Andreessen of Silicon Valley to establish a venture capital firm in Ohio called Narya Capital. If “Narya” sounds familiar to you,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-10 20:12:30 UTC ]
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'Hillbilly Elegy' author launches VC fund to invest in Triangle startups

Investor J.D. Vance, author of the bestselling memoir “Hillbilly Elegy,” has launched a venture capital firm based in Cincinnati, according to multiple media reports. The Ohio native’s firm, Narya Capital, will invest in startups in the Raleigh, Durham and cities such as Salt Lake City,... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-01-10 12:20:00 UTC ]
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Amy Adams to star in Ron Howard's film adaptation of ‘Hillbilly Elegy’

The highly anticipated film adaptation of J.D. Vance's memoir "Hillbilly Elegy" has its first star: six-time Academy Award nominee Amy Adams. The actress is the first announced cast member of the planned Netflix film, which will be directed by Ron Howard, Variety reported Thursday. Screenwriter... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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For Communities Of Color, Startup Funding Efforts Can Hold Promise And Pitfalls

Steve Case’s Rise of the Rest seed fund seeks to spur startup growth in “flyover country,” but race can present a starker dividing line than geography. Twenty years before J.D. Vance published his best-selling memoir, Hillbilly Elegy, Harvard sociologist William Julius Wilson wrote an elegy of... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2017-12-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Grisham, Vance, Manson Top iBook Bestseller Lists in 2017

John Grisham's 'Camino Island' topped the iBook's bestsellers fiction list in 2017, J.D. Vance took the top honor in nonfiction for 'Hillbilly Elegy', and Mark Manson had the top-selling audiobook, 'The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck.' Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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From 'Trump Survival Guide' to 'Hillbilly Elegy,' book publishing turns to all things political

The business of publishing and selling political-themed books moved front and center with the dawn of the Trump era in Washington. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-04-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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