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Alex Banayan’s mission is to inspire the next generation to believe in what’s possible. His upcoming book chronicles his five-year quest to track down Bill Gates, Lady Gaga, Warren Buffett and a dozen more of the world’s most successful people to uncover the secrets of how they launched their careers. Banayan is the youngest business author ever signed to Crown/Random House in its eighty-year history.

Named to Forbes’ “30 Under 30” list, Banayan got his start at age nineteen as an associate at Alsop Louie Partners, a high-tech venture capital firm based in San Francisco. Fortune Magazine reported that Banayan was the world’s youngest venture capitalist. Business Insider named him one of the “Most Powerful People In Finance.”

As a keynote speaker, Banayan has garnered standing ovations from organizations such as Apple, Nike, Harvard, Dell, IBM and countless others. Microsoft declared that Banayan “cracked the code for success.”

Banayan has contributed to FastCompany, The Washington Post, HuffPost Tech, VentureBeat, Entrepreneur, and TechCrunch, and has been featured in major media including Businessweek, Forbes, Fortune, Bloomberg TV, Fox News, MTV, and CBS News.

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