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Your Weekly YEC Social Roundup: Inaugural Edition

Each week, we'll recap 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

Earlier this week, Tim Hwang's company FiscalNote, Inc., was listed in Forbes as one of the "Top 100 Analytics Startups of 2015". His company was given a growth score of 371% and is one of only two companies located in D.C. that made the list. Congratulations to Tim and his team! Read the full article here.

Fehzan Ali, founder and CEO of Ascend Media LLC was recently highlighted in The Motivated Millennial blog. When asked what advice he'd give to aspiring millennial entrepreneurs, Fehzan stated, "Everyone has ideas, yet few are willing to execute them. They are scared or have the wrong idea about entrepreneurship. Start with an idea that you can build with the least amount of capital. Success comes once you begin to generate revenue quickly and you gain the confidence that you are capable of building something big." Read the full article here.

Seth Rand, founder and CEO of Rand Internet Marketing, has made the 2015 South Florida Business Journal's Top 25 Advertising Agencies List. His company was noted for having the biggest percent growth of all agencies listed. See the full article here.

Robert Moore, CEO of RJMetrics, recently sat down for an interview with BizPhilly. In the article, Robert discusses how he closed $22 million in investment capital and became one of Philadelphia startup scene's leading voices. Robert also reflects on the rise of Philadelphia's startup and whether RJMetrics can achieve a billion-dollar IPO. Read the full article here.

Member Publications

Brent Beshore of adventur.es recently wrote an article for Forbes titled, "How to Evaluate an Investment." Brent has over ten years of experience in both the public and private markets, investing in over 50 late-stage private companies, early-stage startups, and pieces of real estate. He shares what he's learned throughout the years. Read the full article here.

Kim Walsh-Phillips, CEO of IOCreativeGroup, has seen incredible success with the publication of her latest book.

Member Companies Hiring

Josh Sprague is looking for an inside sales and customer service representative for his outdoor gear and product company, Orange Mud. Located in Corona, CA, this position has a lot of opportunity for growth as the role focuses on inside and event sales, product quality checking, shipping and operations. If interested, please contact the company and inquire about an application.

Joshua Summers is looking for a great software developer to join him and his team at Clypd, an advertising technology platform, located in Boston, MA. For more information, please click here to access the application.

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