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Newly-minted SDSU grad raises $1.6 million fund through Twitter following

A newly graduated San Diego State University alum has raised $1.6 million — largely through her Twitter following — to invest in start-ups founded by diverse people rarely seen in the entrepreneurial world.

Paige Finn Doherty, a 22-year old computer science major, collected the money from angel investors who follow her investing advice on social media. She founded Behind Genius Ventures, what she calls a “Gen Z fund,” with partner Josh Schlisserman and invested in four start-ups.

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