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.
How Recognizing a Problem Is the Key to Starting a Successful Business
Brian Bosche and Dan Bloom realized they were wasting too much time on project management, and their solution led to Slope.
This Booming Tea Seller Has 3 Business-Building Lessons to Share
Follow these three steps to build a consumer business in crowded categories around the country.
Birchbox Is Redefining the Future of Retail in More Ways Than One
This innovative subscription service demonstrates a different mode of company-building and leadership with an inventive female CEO at the helm.
How This Detroit Startup Got People to Pre-Pay for a Watch Called Shinola
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.
This Crowdfunding Competition Produced an Al-Dente Kitchen, Cost-Effective Bikes and an Online Personal Shopping Cart
Venture for America is bringing out the best of what millennial entrepreneurs can build.
Why Women Are the Best Opportunity for Businesses
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.