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Alex Banayan  

Author & World’s Youngest Venture Capitalist

Named to Forbes’ “30 Under 30” list, Alex Banayan is the author of a highly anticipated business book being released by Crown Publishers (Random House, Inc.). The book chronicles his five-year quest to track down Bill Gates, Lady Gaga, Warren Buffett, Steven Spielberg, and a dozen more of the world’s most successful people to uncover the secrets of how they launched their careers.

Six-time world champion boxer Sugar Ray Leonard declared, “Never before has there been a collaboration, in this format, of some of the world’s most successful people. Banayan’s book can truly change the world.”

Banayan is also a venture associate at Alsop Louie Partners, a high-tech venture capital firm based in San Francisco. Fortune Magazine reported that Banayan is the world’s youngest venture capitalist. Business Insider named him to their annual “Rising Stars in Silicon Valley” list. Later that year, Business Insider also named Banayan one of the “Most Powerful People In Finance.”

A leader of the next generation of entrepreneurs, Banayan contributes to FastCompany, The Washington Post, HuffPost Tech, VentureBeat, Entrepreneur Magazine, and TechCrunch. He’s been featured in major media including Businessweek, Forbes, Fortune, Bloomberg TV, CBS News, Fox News, and CNN.


Alex Banayan, 22 - In Photos: 2015 30 Under 30: Venture Capital ...

Venture associate, Alsop Louie PartnersCalled "the youngest VC ever," Banayan was hired by Alsop Louie at age 19 in 2012. He evaluates dozens of pitches ...

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