Today I bring you an interview with my buddy Alex Banayan, a 20-year old VC and author for Crown Publishing (Random House).
In this interview Alex reveals:
How we landed a VC job at 19 with Alsop Louie Partners and leveraged the power of authenticity to do it.
The advice that the President of Microsoft gave him
Details on his new book that he hopes will shape the minds of the next generation
How he funded the initial book writing process and travel (hint: involves sail boats and Drew Carey)
An awesome story on how he hustled his way to get a meeting with the CEO of Toms Shoes (and a personal story from yours truly on the “creating serendipity technique”)
The lesson that his greatest mentor …