Ricky Yean Y Combinator and Venture-Backed Founder of Serval Startups Joins the Founders BookShelf Live Discussion

October 23, 2020

Ricky Yean Y Combinator and Venture-Backed Founder of Serval Startups Joins the Founders BookShelf Live Discussion

EL PASO, TX - What makes a great entrepreneur? Where do great ideas come from? The real answer is that there is no answer: great entrepreneurs and great ideas can come from anywhere.

Founders BookShelf is a virtual book club where innovators and entrepreneurs can discuss key aspects of starting and growing a business. Founders BookShelf, launched by the MCA Innovation Center, is focused on serving the entrepreneurial and startup community of the region by growing interest and knowledge of the tech startup space. The book club hosts monthly discussions featuring a book of the month, however, reading is not required to attend these informative sessions.

On October 27th at 4:00 PM, Ricky Yean, a Y Combinator and Venture-Backed Founder of several startups will be joining the Instagram Live session to discuss The Lean Startup by Eric Ries. The discussion will focus on lean startup methods, product design, perseverance, and pivoting for startups. “All of these skills are crucial to startup success, especially in time of scarcity and instability” says Innovation Center Director Nancy Lowery

Ricky Yean is a founder of several startups including Crowdbooster.com, which he took to $1MM ARP, and his latest venture Palcast, an app to host great conversations with friends and other interesting people. Ricky is a Standford graduate, StartX Alum, and enjoys helping founders through writing, organizing events, and advising startups.

To learn more about Founders BookShelf, the live video discussion, or future virtual events, follow Founders BookShelf on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn, or visit mcamericas.org to RSVP to future virtual meetings. Engage in the month-long virtual discussion on Goodread.com by joining the book club online. On October 27th at 4 PM log onto Instagram to join the discussion https://www.instagram.com/foundersbookshelf/

All virtual events are open to the public to help our community learn more about startups, innovation, and the entrepreneur space that the Innovation Center is trying to grow.

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