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Jonathan Starr

Jonathan Starr
Patrick Adams

Jonathan Starr founded and led the private investment firm Flagg Street Capital, worked as an Analyst at SAB Capital and Blavin and Company, and as a Research Associate within the Taxable Bond Division at Fidelity Investments. Using a half million dollars from his personal finances, Starr created the Abaarso School in 2009. His work in Somaliland has been written about in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, CNN, and the Christian Science Monitor.

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<a href="http://us.macmillan.com/author/jonathanstarr#media">Jonathan Starr Interviewed on 60 Minutes</a>

Jonathan Starr Interviewed on 60 Minutes

Jonathan Starr tells 60 Minutes that when he founded a school in struggling Somaliland, he gave students a “chance to win” and that’s exactly what they did.

It Takes a School

Jonathan Starr
Picador
Picador

A story of David and Goliath proportions, how an American hedge fund manager created a unique school in Somaliland whose students, against all odds, have come to achieve success beyond anyone’s...

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