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.
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Starting a Business
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Follow these three steps to build a consumer business in crowded categories around the country.
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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.
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Venture for America is bringing out the best of what millennial entrepreneurs can build.
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.
Building a Website
Website building sites save you money, but they don't save you time.
Convince America's smart young grads to forego law school and med school in favor of a business startup.