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Kevin Wang New Thiel Fellow

kevin-wang.jpeg18-year-old from Vernon Hills awarded prestigious tech fellowship

Kevin Wang 1 of 22 Thiel Fellows that will complete a 2-year program in San Francisco

By Wailin Wong

Source: Chicago Tribune

May 16, 2013

An 18-year-old Vernon Hills native is among this year’s recipients of the Thiel Foundation fellowship, which awards $100,000 to entrepreneurs under the age of 20.

Power Pitch 2014


When: Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 6:30 to 8:30 pm 

Where: 1871 in the Merchandise Mart

Seven high school student businesses pitch their new TECH ideas to a panel of judges as they compete for cash prizes in a shark-tank style contest.


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