Category: Keeping Up With Gen Y, Y Gen Entrepreneur
June 8, 2011 | BY Tamara Bell
Bjoern joins Keeping Up with Gen Y to talk about how the major driver for Gen Y entrepreneurs is making an impact in the world, in their communities, over making lots of money. He also discusses how young entrepreneurs just starting out need to strike that balance between being flexible and determined to achieve their goals.
MORE ABOUT BJOERN HERRMANN
Originally from Germany, Bjoern Herrmann, 25, is a self-described purpose driven serial entrepreneur. Bjoern is co-founder of blackbox, a next generation seed accelerator for technology startups located in the heart of Silicon Valley.
Prior to his latest venture, Bjoern founded and led four companies in Germany, Bangladesh, and the United States, as well as worked as an executive in Russia for one year.
His personal passion is unleashing human potential, which he exercises in his free time by teaching on Startup School, an open virtual university for entrepreneurs from around the world to learn with like-minded students, founders, and experts.
The Y Gen Entrepreneurs series, which airs the second Wednesday of each month, is sponsored by Constant Contact, a leading provider of email marketing, event marketing, and online surveys to small businesses, associations and nonprofits. Click here for more information.
About the Author
Tamara Bell: Tamara Bell is the editor of Y Gen Out Loud. She began her journalism career as a reporter in Dallas, Texas. A few years later, she moved into politics and government, working for both Democratic and Republican members of the Texas Legislature. When not working on Y Gen, Tamara is a lecturer in the Advertising Department at The University of Texas at Austin. Tamara has a B.A. in Journalism from Texas A&M University and a Ph.D. in Journalism from The University of Texas at Austin.