Founder & CEO of Venture for America and Author
Andrew Yang is the founder and CEO of
Venture for America, a New York City-based nonprofit organization focused on placing top-college graduates in startups for two years in emerging U.S. cities to generate job growth and train the next generation of entrepreneurs. He is also the author of Smart People Should Build Things.
Starting a Business
Brian Bosche and Dan Bloom realized they were wasting too much time on project management, and their solution led to Slope.
Follow these three steps to build a consumer business in crowded categories around the country.
A groundbreaking new documentary reveals the unsexy and uncertain path to launch a business. With young Americans starting companies at multi-decade lows, it's a call to action we can't ignore.
This innovative subscription service demonstrates a different mode of company-building and leadership with an inventive female CEO at the helm.
Startup Success Stories
Shinola wasn't born of a government policy or tax incentive -- it was born of an American entrepreneur's desire to build things in America again.
Venture for America is bringing out the best of what millennial entrepreneurs can build.
If you're a set of guys looking to start a company, think about women you could team up with -- they will see things differently and solve problems you didn't even realize you had.
The founders of this startup took their passion for sports and filtered it into a successful niche business helping youth athletic teams.
The founders of clothing retailer Ash & Anvil are helping shorter men stand a little taller by filling a niche larger companies have consciously ignored.
Starting out at a large company might be the way for some. Others might prefer to shadow a CEO at a smaller firm.
Sometimes, the Plain Jane journeyman approach is the best when building a business and a lifestyle.
Building a Website
Website building sites save you money, but they don't save you time.
How do you balance the Warby Parker disrupters of the world with innovation-fueled job loss?
Convince America's smart young grads to forego law school and med school in favor of a business startup.
Starting a Business
In his new book Smart People Should Build Things, the founder of Venture of America Andrew Yang offers up advice on how aspiring entrepreneurs can begin getting their startup dream off the ground.
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