YEC News April 4, 2019
Elite Homes US Now Christie’s Real Estate for Southern Nevada
Lisa Song Sutton shared that her brokerage, Elite Homes US, is the exclusive Christie's real estate office in southern Nevada, making them the youngest affiliate owners in Christie's history and the only Asian-American owners.
Arry Yu Chairs Cascadia Blockchain Council
Arry Yu is the chair for the new Cascadia Blockchain Council, an industry association that brings together enterprises, government, academia and startups to the table to make the Pacific Northwest a hub for the burgeoning technology. The Cascadia Blockchain Council is an effort to give blockchain organizations a unified voice around public policy and marketing, as well as to create community and share resources.
The Curious Entrepreneur Now on Amazon Prime
Eric McGehearty’s new streaming show, The Curious Entrepreneur, was picked up by Amazon Prime. In the show, Eric interviews established entrepreneurs to learn about their successes and failures in business.
Awards and Accolades
Sharebert Selected for Peak Pitch 2019
Ali Mahvan announced that Sharebert was one of only 50 companies invited to participate in Peak Pitch 2019, an invitation-only investor-company networking retreat. Sharebert was one three companies to win an award at the event, and Ali was featured prominently in the event recap video.
Ariel Precision Medicine Wins Award
OJO Labs Raises $45M in Series C Funding
John Berkowitz’s company, OJO Labs, which empowers consumers to make better decisions by providing the AI-based personal assistant "OJO," has raised $45 million in Series C funding to accelerate its development and market expansion.
Interviews and Features
Evan Nierman on CNN
Alyssa Rapp Interviewed by Thrive Global
GroupGets Featured on Side Hustle School Podcast
SkyHive Featured as #DailyDealFlow Startup
Sean Hinton’s company, SkyHive, was featured by Startup of the Year as a #DailyDealflow startup. Startup of the Year discovers and supports the most promising and innovative startups from around the world.
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