Smart People Should Build Things explores the dangerous consequences of top students’ career choices in the United States, and offers practical solutions to reset the country’s course toward prosperity by encouraging students to adopt an entrepreneurial attitude. Along the way, the author provides solid advice for budding entrepreneurs on their first adventure into business.
Andrew Yang is the founder and CEO of Venture for America, a national nonprofit organization that helps talented students collect valuable experience in start-ups after graduation. He himself has worked in several start-ups for over 12 years, and was named a “Champion of Change”by the White House, and dubbed one of Fast Company’s “100 Most Creative People in Business.”
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