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Defying the Odds: Prison Inmates Are Taught How to Be the CEO of Their Own Lives, July 25, 2018

Defy Ventures’ Board Statement, May 8, 2018

Andrew Glazier Named President and Interim CEO of Defy Ventures, March 27, 2018

Defy Ventures’ Board Statement, March 27, 2018

How to Create Your Own Second Chance After a Public FailureEntrepreneur, March 1, 2018

How A Cold Email Got This Founder A Mentor (Seth Godin) And A Mission To Challenge Others  Forbes/[email protected], January 28, 2018

Catherine Hoke: The Master of Second Chances –  The Tim Ferris Show, January 21, 2018

A man who spent 10 years in prison just won $15,000 in a national business pitch competition– Business Insider, November 16, 2017

The Power of Second Chances – [VIDEO] TEDx San Francisco, November 3, 2017

Marquis Hayes’ Strange Ride From Cooking Crack to Hip Chef – DAILY BEAST, October 14, 2017

Con Jobs: From Inmate to Entrepreneur -Stay Tuned with Preet, October 12, 2017

NY state prisoners compete in a “Shark Tank”-style pitch competition  – BUSINESS INSIDER, October 11, 2017

Defy at Pelican Bay[VIDEO] October 10, 2017

Forty Over 40 Honorees: Women to Watch – FORBES, October 10, 2017

How Defy Ventures lets inmates pitch a business ‘Shark Tank’ style, and equips them with job skills – CNBC, October 8, 2017

Some Fundamental Truths This Entrepreneur Learned Mentoring Prison Inmates – ENTREPRENEUR, September 6, 2017

Looking for a new investment? These entrepreneurs-in-training might be your best bet. – UPWORTHY, July 17, 2017

The 25 Most Disruptive Companies of the Year – INC, June 12, 2017

How To Tap Inmates’ Entrepreneurial Spirit? A Boulder Man’s Trying – Colorado Public Radio, May 12, 2017

Option B: Catherine Hoke [VIDEO] April 24, 2017

“Step To The Line”: How Prison Is Helping Oculus Expand VR’s Horizons – FAST COMPANY, April 20, 2017

Prisoners in ‘Shark Tank’ like competition are defying expectations ABC NEWS, March 14, 2017

One of The Most Meaningful Days of Your Life – BOTH SIDES OF THE TABLE, October 15, 2016

In Prison: Defying Labels – PEERY FOUNDATION, July 27, 2016

Catherine Hoke on Transformation, Mass Incarceration, and Entrepreneurship – SOCAP16, June 21, 2016

Silicon Valley’s Hot New Snack Was Born in Prison – TIME MAGAZINE, June, 2016

Defy Ventures redefines ‘the hustle’ from prison yard to startup office – TECHCRUNCH, March 15, 2016

Transforming the Incarcerated Into Entrepreneurs – WIRED, November 2015

How to Successfully Navigate the Job Hunt With a Rap Sheet – CareerCast, April 17, 2015

Entrepreneurship: A Viable Off-Ramp After Prison – Medium, December 19, 2014

Catherine Hoke of Defy Ventures Turns Ex-Cons into Entrepreneurs – American Express, December 15, 2014

3 Inspiring Stories and Character Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs – YFS Magazine, December 6, 2014

Defy Ventures Looks to Turn Former Criminals into Successful Entrepreneurs – Tech Republic, November 19, 2014

You’ve Got a Criminal History — How You Should Address it in a Job Interview – Monster, November 26, 2014

Been Arrested? How to Survive Background Checks and Land a Job – Brazen Careerist, November 18, 2014

What Former Drug Dealers Can Teach You About Sales – Killer Startups, November 3, 2014

4 Reasons Hiring People with Criminal Histories is Good for Business – Talent Zoo, October 31, 2014

3 Hustlers Who Used Their Street Skills to Find Success – Financial Juneteenth, October 14, 2014

6 Ways to Make Your Startup More Attractive to Investors – Young Upstarts, October 14, 2014 

Breaking Good: How Defy Ventures Creates Second Chances – Coca-Cola, June 30, 2014

100 Most Creative People in Business: Catherine Hoke – Fast Company, May 12, 2014

5 Reasons This Social Enterprise Developed A Strategy Based on Criminals – StayClassy Blog, October 17, 2013

Ex-Inmates ‘Defy’ Odds Channeling Skills into Startups – FOXBusiness, October 17, 2013

Ideas Week: The remaking of others – Chicago Tribune, October 15, 2013

From convicts to VC winners: Two CEOs stories – Upstart Business Journal, May 14, 2013

Catherine Rohr helps former felons defy odds, start businesses – Silicon Prairie News, May 9, 2013

Legalize It: Meet New Ashoka Fellow Catherine Rohr – Forbes, March 28, 2013

The Economy of Punishment – Harvard Business Review, March 6, 2013

Why Ex-Cons Make Great Entrepreneurs – Forbes, November 5, 2012

Skills Honed in Illicit Trades, and Put to Better Use – NY Times, September 23, 2012

From Time Behind Bars, Business Plans Grow – The Wall Street Journal, August 7, 2012

A Hustler for Social Innovation – Huffington Post, June 26, 2012

Ex-Cons Relaunching Lives as Entrepreneurs – Inc. Magazine, May 29, 2012

WATCH NOW: Second Chances: MDC Humanitarian Award Recipient

Second Chances: MDC Humanitarian Award Recipient

WATCH NOW: Catherine Hoke and our EITs speak about second chances