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Why the “Friends and Family” Round Needs to Change
By Vin Narayanan on August 18, 2021
I am a true believer in the American Dream — the idea that anyone, regardless of race, social class or birthplace can find success in this great country. I believe because I’ve witnessed my family’s journey. My dad immigrated to the U.S. from India 50 years ago. He had no job and only $5 in his pocket. The only thing he knew for certain was that a friend was picking him up at the airport.