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Podcast 138: Gen Y Capital Partners

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Today on the Consumerism Commentary Podcast, Tom Dziubek talks to Scott Gerber, co-founder of the startup accelerator and investment company Gen Y Capital Partners.

Scott talks about the mission of Gen Y Capital Partners, their relationship with the Young Entrepreneur Council and their recent partnership with the White House on their “Pay as You Earn” program.

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Table of contents

Consumerism Commentary Podcast[00:00] Introduction from Tom Dziubek
[00:37] Interview with Scott Gerber
[00:50] Gen Y Capital Partners
[02:32] The Young Entrepreneur Council
[04:10] Gen Y entrepreneurs as a target audience
[05:17] The market sectors being targeted
[05:58] Being an entrepreneur in today’s economy
[07:12] Who should be an entrepreneur
[09:42] Funding for entrepreneurs
[11:18] Finding capital
[13:19] Applying for funding with Gen Y
[14:08] Funding in exchange for business equity
[14:56] Partnership with the White House
[18:25] Accomplishments so far
[21:00] End

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Luke Landes, also known as Flexo, is the founder of Consumerism Commentary. He has been blogging and writing for the internet since 1995 and has been building online communities since 1991. Find out more about him and follow Luke Landes on Twitter. View all articles by .

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avatar Jon - Free Money Wisdom

Great podcast! The interview was stellar. Keep them coming!

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