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Your Weekly YEC Social Roundup

Each week, we like to post what’s been going on with some of our members in the world of social media. Our recap will cover member news and highlights, external publications and hiring needs.

Member News & Highlights

Congratulations to MAVRCK co-founders Christopher Wolfel and Lyle Stevens for raising a successful $5 million in Series A funding! Visit here to read more.

Fifth Avenue Brands and its CEO Richard Lorenzen have recently launched AchieveIconic, a site about personal development and peak performance for entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs can now see daily publications on the best new tips and strategies for leaders.

Congratulations to all our YEC members who have been nominated in Deloitte's 2015 Technology Fast 500 Ranking. Members include: Breanden BeneschottToptalMark Newman, Hirevue; Ryan Holmes, Hootsuite; Neill FeatherSitelock; Shradha Agarwal, Context Media; Jeremy HitchcockDyn; YanivMasjediNextivaJesse PujjiAmpushDaniel Matishak and Nolan Paquette, MindableTom Alexander, PK4MediaSonny Ganguly, WeddingWire; Catherine CookMeet Me; Jeremy Johnson2u; Joel HollandVideoblocks.

Member Publications

YEC member Murray Newlands interviewed fellow YEC member and Skurt founder, Harry Hurst, to learn more about his success and how other entrepreneurs can replicate his wins. Read the article here: "Skurt Is Giving Hertz A Run For Its Money."

YEC member Nathan Rothstein of Project Repat recently wrote the following article for Medium: "Who decides what is Good?" He writes, "The original purpose of business is to build value to customers and create good jobs to support it, but we have lost our way in a pursuit for the most profit possible. At Project Repat, we are working hard to create a business that makes deliberate choices about our spending power."

In her latest Inc article, Elle Kaplan wrote about the "7 Phrases You Need to Drop to Become Ultra Successful." The Lexion Capital founder and CEO offers her best tip: "Change your vocabulary to boost your success."

"Being a founder of a company is a tricky career path, so it's always important to listen to your instincts." Zach Robbins, co-founder of Leadnomics, recently published an article for Entrepreneur titled, "How Listening to Your Gut Can Make You a Better Founder."

YEC member and friend Dan Schawbel recently interviewed Warren Buffet about how and why children should become entrepreneurs, why you should learn by doing, how starting a business can help you long term and then shares his best advice. Read the full Forbes interview here.

Member Companies Hiring

YEC'er Michael King is currently hiring at his NYC-based company, iPullRank. The open positions include a Project Manager, Strategic Account Manager, SEO Manager and a Freelance Recruiter. For more information, visit the career page.

Zapier co-founder and CEO, Wade Foster, is looking to hire an API and Platform Engineer, Front-End Engineer and Zapier Blog Freelancer. Go here for more information.

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