Inside YFS’s Ambition To Democratize Entrepreneurship Education: An Interview With Billy Naveed, Founder and CEO, Young Founders School

Dec 29, 2018

Billy Naveed is co-head of hedge fund sales and leads Equities digitization for Credit Suisse in Asia. He is also the Founder and CEO of Young Founders School (YFS), a non-profit seeking to change the way entrepreneurship is taught to high school students by way of a startup bootcamp and mentor programme.

In this immensely fascinating interview Naveed explains how he started YFS, what went into building the initial operation, the state of the YFS today and how YFS operates as an organization, how YFS aims to change the way entrepreneurship is taught across the world, how YFS has grown over the past years, the biggest challenges for YFS and its ambition going forward and reflects on the lessons he has learned from his journey so far and why we should follow your instincts and much more.

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Ruhul Kader is a technology and business analyst based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He is also the co-founder and CEO of Future Startup and author of Rethinking Failure: A short guide to living an entrepreneurial life. He writes about internet business, strategy, technology, technology policy, and society. He can be reached at

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