This week’s featured founder is Nick Alexander, co-founder of Yoshi. Yoshi is disrupting an industry that I am sure NONE of you ever thought about disrupting: gas stations and auto maintenance. Did you ever say to yourself, “You know, gas distribution really needs to be revamped?” Well, Nick and his co-founders did and are making significant waves in eight major markets.
This week’s featured founder is Nick Alexander,, co-founder of Yoshi. Yoshi is disrupting an industry that I am sure NONE of you ever thought about disrupting: gas stations and auto maintenance. Did you ever say to yourself, “You know, gas distribution really needs to be revamped?” Well, Nick and his co-founders did and are making significant waves in 20 major markets.
Nick is an alum of Y Combinator, not just one time but THREE times. So prepare to learn from an incredible founder who is doing big things. Y Combinator is an accelerator that provides guidance to early-stage companies to help them get to a point where they have built something impressive enough to raise money on a large scale. It is not easy to get into as the competition is very high. Companies like Airbnb, Dropbox, Stripe, Instacart, DoorDash, and many, many more have gone through Y Combinator. All that to say…Nick’s three tours through YC is so incredibly impressive.
Have I hyped his story enough? Are you as excited to unpack his entrepreneurial journey as I am? Awesome! I mean, with a resume like his, entrepreneurship must have been on his radar from the very beginning, right? Well, let’s find out. This is Nick Alexander’s startup story.
“The story is ALWAYS much more glamorous on the outside than it is on the inside. This is the case for even the most successful startups.”
—Nick Alexander, Yoshi
Nick Alexander on LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/ndalexander/
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Special Guest: Nick Alexander.