WBEC-Great Lakes 14th Annual Women's Business Conference, Sep 29-30 Keynote Speaker, Andrew Yang
Friday, August 15, 2014
"There's a basic solution to our country's economic and social problems-we need to get our smart people building things."
Andrew Yangis the Founder and CEO of
Venture for America,a fellowship program that places top collegegraduates in start-ups for 2 years in low-cost U.S. cities to generate job growth and train the next generation of entrepreneurs. Andrew has worked in start-ups and early stage growth companies as a founder or executive for more than twelve years.
Andrew was named aChampion of Changeby the White House for his work with Venture for America and one of Fast Company's "100 Most Creative People in Business".
Andrew'sfirst book, "Smart People Should Build Things: How to Restore our Culture of Achievement, Build a Path for Entrepreneurs, and Create New Jobs in America", was published by Harper Business in early 2014. Yang shares his insights on how to redirect the flow of talent to start-ups and early-stage companies. The result? Small business support leading to job creation and a new generation of entrepreneurs.
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