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Alexis Ohanian is the cofounder of venture capital firm Initialized Capital and social media website Reddit.
In his commencement address, Ohanian acknowledged that the virtual commencement was probably not what most graduates had imagined for their big day, and applauded their ability to adapt to new challenges as a crucial skill to develop during this time.
He urged students to stay humble, use failures and setbacks as learning opportunities, and invest their time and energy into the people closest to them.
Watch Ohanian’s speech and read the full transcript below.
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