Angel Rich speaks to YLAI

Angel Rich knows her worth and so should you

A lot of people claim their business is the next Apple, but Angel Rich is one of few businesswomen whom Forbes magazine has called the “next Steve Jobs.” Soon, she says, you’ll be calling her the 17th black woman in history to raise $1 million in venture capital. She’s also a Washington, D.C., native, the daughter of small business owners, and the first college graduate in her family. Whatever you call her, Angel Rich answers to no one but her own ambition.

YLAI Fellows Aaron Bendfeldt from Guatemala, Maira Peres from Brazil, Frank Solorzano from Honduras

The winning pitch: YLAI Fellows invited to Global Entrepreneurship Summit

A good pitch can take you far in business, and for a few YLAI Professional Fellows it will take them all the way to India. Aarón Bendfeldt, Frank Solorzano and Maira Peres received capital investment in their companies and invitations to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad, India, after winning first, second and third place, … Read More »

YLAI | Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Meet the New YLAI Professional Fellows!

The YLAI Professional Fellowship Program will bring 250 business and social entrepreneurs from Latin America and the Caribbean to the United States in October 2017, to collaborate with their counterparts in businesses and civil society organizations in 24 cities across the United States.