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Downtown Project and Tony Hsieh Pledge $1 Million to Venture for America

Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos.com, and Downtown Project have pledged $1 Million to Venture for America.  During the next five years, Venture for America will send at least 100 of the country’s most talented and enterprising graduates to downtown Las Vegas to assist Tony Hsieh and Downtown Project in helping revitalize downtown Vegas.  Downtown Project is a $350MM+ initiative to transform downtown Vegas that includes a $200 million investment in real estate, $50 million in local businesses, $50 million in tech start-ups, and $50 million in education, arts and culture.

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