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How to Use Social Media to Make Real-World Connections

What do all our tweets, posts, and photos really do for us once we sign offline?

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Meet YEC’s Kasper Hulthin of Podio on #StartupLab

Kasper Hulthin is a serial entrepreneur and most recently co-founded Podio. Podio is an online work platform, acquired by Citrix in April 2012, and now used by more than 200.000 companies worldwide to collaborate in teams.

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Meet YEC’s Matt Knee of MyNewCompany.com, Inc on #StartupLab

Matt Knee is the president and Founder of MyNewCompany.com, Inc.

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Meet YEC’s Eric Bahn of Hustle Con on #StartupLab

Eric Bahn is the Co-Founder of Hustle Con, a conference series to help non-technical individuals launch tech startups.

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Meet YEC’s David Hassell of 15Five on #StartupLab

David Hassell is a serial entrepreneur and presently Founder & CEO of 15Five

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Meet YEC’s Chris Cunningham of appsavvy on #StartupLab

Chris leads appssavvy’s mission to rethink the delivery and reception of advertising. He co-founded appssavvy and grew the company as a sales and marketing services organization to more than $20 million in annual revenue by the end of 2010.

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Meet YEC’s Caroline Ghosn of Levo League on #StartupLab

Caroline Ghosn is Co-founder and CEO of Levo League, a thriving community of young professionals, role models, and innovative companies taking Gen Y by storm.

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Meet YEC’s Wil Schroter of Fundable on #StartupLab

Wil is currently the CEO and Co-Founder of Fundable, a crowdfunding platform for small businesses that allows them to raise capital online.

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Meet YEC’s Nikhil Arora and Alejandro Velez of Back to the Roots on #StartupLab

Alejandro Velez & Nikhil Arora founded Back to the Roots during their last semester at UC Berkeley in 2009. Two months away from graduation, and heading into the corporate world of investment banking & consulting, they came across the idea during a class lecture of being able to potentially grow gourmet mushrooms entirely on recycled coffee grounds.

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Why You Shouldn't Learn to Code for Your Startup

Eric Bahn suggests that maybe -- just maybe -- learning to code isn't the solution to launching a tech company.

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Meet YEC’s Arjun Dev Arora of ReTargeter on #StartupLab

Arjun serves as a member of the Young Entrepreneur Council, an LP at 500Startups, and is an angel investor and advisor to multiple Silicon Valley startups.

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Meet YEC’s Alex White of Next Big Sound on #StartupLab

White and his co-founders have been featured in Billboard (10 best music companies) New York Times, CNN, Forbes (30 under 30), Techcrunch, BusinessWeek (25 under 25) and more.

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Meet YEC’s Christopher Kelly of Convene on #StartupLab

Streaming live on #StartupLab, Convene Christopher Kelly will answer questions from readers TOMORROW , Thursday, June 20th, at 3 p.m. Eastern (12 p.m. Pacific). During the hour-long #StartupLab live chat presented by Citi, Christopher will appear live via video chat …

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Meet YEC’s Danny Boice of Speek on #StartupLab

A serial entrepreneur and executive, Danny started his career as a software engineer working for startups like Network Solutions and MusicMaker.com in the 90's.

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Meet YEC’s Brennan White of Watchtower on #StartupLab

Brennan White is the CEO and Founder of Watchtower, the social media intelligence software that automates the details so marketers can focus on engaging with the community and creating great content.

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Meet YEC’s Kit Hickey of Ministry of Supply on #StartupLab

Kit Hickey is the co-founder of Ministry of Supply, a brand which is inventing the future of men’s business apparel.

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YEC Member Spotlight: Benj Miller, CEO and Creative Director, eyespeak

Benj Miller, owner and creative director at eyespeak, learned early on that the wrong team players can derail your company. Here are some highlights from his interview with YEC staff.

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Meet YEC’s Derek Flanzraich, Founder and CEO of Greatist, on #StartupLab

Derek Flanzraich, founder and CEO of Greatist. Greatist is a health and fitness media startup dedicated to using fact-checked content and social sharing to inspire people to make healthier choices

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Meet YEC’s Ben Milne, Founder and CEO of Dwolla, on #StartupLab

Ben Milne, Founder and CEO of Dwolla. His company utilizes technology -- from text messages to tweets -- to improve the payment process.

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Meet YEC’s Kathryn Minshew, Founder and CEO of The Muse, on #StartupLab

Kathryn Minshew, Founder and CEO of The Muse, which serves as a career platform and job discovery tool for more than 4 million people. Kathryn is a frequent speaker, TV guest and contributing writer for publications such as The Wall Street Journal and Harvard Business Review.

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