SOURCE: AfterCollege, Inc.

AfterCollege, Inc.

July 12, 2011 10:00 ET

AfterCollege Joins Young CEOs to Launch OUR TIME's Buy Young Initiative

Event Features AfterCollege CEO Roberto Angulo at Roundtable Discussion and Panels Hosted by U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Capitol Hill and the White House to Promote Young Entrepreneurship

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 12, 2011) - AfterCollege, the largest professional network for college students and recent graduates, will join OUR TIME, a national non-profit membership organization founded to stand up for Americans under 30, to announce the launch of their new initiative, Buy Young. The goal of OUR TIME's Buy Young initiative (http://www.ourtime.org/buy-young/) is to encourage support for companies and organizations founded by emerging entrepreneurs and offer exclusive discounts on products and services to OUR TIME's fast-growing subscriber base of more than 300,000.

AfterCollege, which powers the career network for OUR TIME to connect entry-level job seekers with emerging entrepreneurs, will join OUR TIME and entrepreneurs at the launch of the Buy Young Initiative on Wednesday, July 13th in Washington D.C. The day-long event will take place at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Capitol Hill, and the White House. "Our generation's entrepreneurial abilities, exemplified by the over 100 successful executives invited to the White House to take part in this economic briefing, are one of America's greatest untapped resources," said Matthew Segal, co-founder and President of OUR TIME.

"This launch is an important step in finding ways to create more opportunities for entry-level job seekers," said Roberto Angulo, CEO of AfterCollege. "AfterCollege is proud to partner with OUR TIME in this important endeavor."

Event participants will consist of emerging entrepreneurs, industry leaders and government representatives including Kal Penn, Associate Director of White House Outreach, Senator John McCain, (R-AZ) and House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD).

About AfterCollege
AfterCollege (http://www.aftercollege.com) connects 3,000,000 college students and alumni with employers through career networks at colleges and professional organizations. AfterCollege powers the largest number of career networks on the internet, delivering exclusive entry-level jobs and internships to students and recent graduates. Its proprietary platform and job distribution technology translate into relevant job content for job seekers and into more qualified applicants for employers. AfterCollege's approach is patented under U.S. Patent Number 7,213,019.