Andrew Yang is an entrepreneur, author, and a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate. Andrew has worked in start-ups and early-stage growth companies as a founder or executive for almost twenty years.
In 2011 he founded Venture for America, a national entrepreneurship fellowship that has helped create almost 3,000 jobs in Detroit, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Baltimore and other cities throughout the country. In his book The War on Normal People, he explains the mounting crisis of the automation of labor and makes the case for the Freedom Dividend, a Universal Basic Income of $1,000 a month for every American as well as other policies to progress to the next stage of capitalism.
Andrew was named a Presidential Ambassador of Entrepreneurship by the White House under the Obama administration and a Champion of Change for his work with Venture for America.
*Andrew’s involvement is subject to his availability; his campaign schedule may change.
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