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SV Academy Overview
San Francisco, CA
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
Education Training Services
Unknown / Non-Applicable
We prepare tomorrow's tech leaders for today's jobs.

Eighty-nine percent of business leaders believe that today's college grads aren't job-ready. Changing careers and trying to break into ... Read more

Mission: Our mission is to democratize access to the tech industry for people from different and underrepresented backgrounds through our tuition free 12-week business development fellowship.

Company Updates

  • Amazing! Business Insider covered our launch of our Collegiate Program with Florida International University and Arizona State University, two leading universities focused on diversity and a career guarantee for their students! And Ashton Kutcher, and Guy Oseary of Sound Ventures are now backing us! 🙌

  • WOW! We are thrilled to be named #2 in FastCompany's 2020 list of the World's Most Innovative Education Companies!!Today is a great chance to reflect on our journey, the impact we're creating, the learnings, and the milestones ahead.

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SV Academy – Why Work With Us?

Because we work for you. 

Through our tuition free 4-week full-time or 12-week part-time online fellowship, we provide one-on-one training, mentorship with professionals in the field, a network to hundreds of like-minded professionals, personalized job placement, and one year of post-hire career success coaching. No fees, no catch; your training is 100% paid for by employers. 

We prepare tomorrow's tech leaders for today's jobs. 

Our mission is to give job seekers and career shifters the skills, work experience and connections they need to land a high-growth career in business development at a tech company in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, or New York City. Through training, mentorship, and coaching, we have generated more than $40,000,000 in full-time offers for job seekers resulting in 2.2x income expansion within an average of 40 days of graduation from the fellowship.

SV Academy Reviews

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    Former Employee - Fellow in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Fellow in New York, NY
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    SV Academy helped me to completely turn my life around. I was stuck in retail management for a long time and wanted to make the change into tech sales. I never would have been able to make that change without SV Academy. They taught me everything I needed to know in order to be a successful SDR and helped me through the entire interview process until I got a job! I am so grateful. Apply today!!


    It definitely seems too good to be true, but it's not! It's real and truly life-changing.

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    Keep doing what you're doing!

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SV Academy Photos

SV Academy photo of: Sarah (Cohort 20) and Austin (Cohort 21) working hard or hardly working:) They were both placed at our employer partner, Greenhouse, and are loving it so far! With that office, how can they not be!?
SV Academy photo of: CONGRATS on Lupe, on of our graduates, on winning SDR of the YEAR at our employer partner, PureStorage!
SV Academy photo of: SV Academy graduates from Cohorts 10 - 25 at our employer partner, 6Sense's, happy hour!
SV Academy photo of: Our SV Academy Toronto team celebrating Valentine's Day right!!
SV Academy photo of: 6Sense/ SV Academy BDR Happy Hour!
SV Academy photo of: Our SV Academy customer success team visiting our fellows and partners at our amazing employer partner, Alation!
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SV Academy Interviews



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    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at SV Academy.


    I had two emails task to complete and two phone interviews. One with the owner/CEO to complete the screening process. Overall, the process was transparent, and I felt confident I knew what the next steps were.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell us about your interest in technology sales. Please Note: We are considering the depth and thoughtfulness of your response. Strong written communication is critical for success in this Fellowship.   Answer Question
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