Andrew Yang

Founder at Venture for America, Inc.

Andrew Yang

Andrew Yang

Founder at Venture for America, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Manhattan GMAT
Humanity Forward
Venture for America, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

311

Number of Boards

3

Number of Awards

2

Relationships
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Co-Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director at Venture for America, Inc.

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Senior Advisor at Oak Hill Advisors LP

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Former Managing Director at Bessemer Investment Management LLC

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Co-Founder at XO Group, Inc.

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Managing Director at Rhône Group LLC

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Executive-in-Residence at Bessemer Venture Partners

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Former Head of Aptigon Capital & Global Credit at Citadel LLC

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Chief Executive Officer at OMGPOP, Inc.

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Chief Digital & Innovation Officer at Petco Animal Supplies, Inc.

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Head of Board at SocialProvidence

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Andrew Yang
Founder at Venture for America, Inc.
Education
Graduate

Columbia Law School is a professional graduate school of Columbia University, a member of the Ivy League. Columbia is regarded as one of the most prestigious law schools in the nation and has always been ranked in the top five by U.S. News and World Report.Founded in 1858, Columbia has produced a large number of distinguished alumni including two Presidents of the United States (Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Theodore Roosevelt); nine Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States;numerous U.S. Cabinet members and Presidential advisers; U.S. Senators, Representatives, and Governors; and more members of the Forbes 400 than any other law school.

Graduate

Brown University is located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and was founded in 1764. It is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Engineering, and the School of Professional Studies.

Career History
Founder
2020 - Current
Political Commentator
2020 - Current

Cable News Network, Inc. provides television and online news broadcasting services. It offers information on weather, business, sports, politics, law, technology, science and space, health, entertainment, travel and education. The firm also gives latest multimedia technologies based news like live video streaming, audio packages, searchable archives of news features and background information. The company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

Founder
2011 - Current

Venture for America will recruit the best and brightest college grads to work for two years at emerging start-ups and early-stage companies in lower-cost cities (e.g., Detroit, Providence, New Orleans). Modeled after Teach for America, Venture for America will provide a path for entrepreneurship to college grads who want to learn how to build companies and create jobs. The goal is that a substantial proportion of VFA Fellows will become successful entrepreneurs, preferably rooted in the communities to which they are assigned. Venture for America’s purpose is job generation – our immediate goal is to generate 100,000 new U.S. jobs by 2025 by helping growth companies expand and training a critical mass of our top graduates to themselves become business builders and job creators.

Investments
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Maverix Biomics, Inc. provides cloud-based platform to manage, analyze and visualize genomic data. It also builds communities of discovery and place its data in context with the latest public data from the full spectrum of life, including human, plant, animal or microbial organisms. The company was founded by David Mandelkern, Todd Michael Johnson Lowe and Patricia Pak Lee Chan in 2010 and is headquartered in San Mateo, CA.

Awards & Honors
Fast Company Magazine - 100 Most Creative People in Business
White House - Champions of Change Award
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