Spotlight on Eric Yang

Meet the Next Gen @ Santa Monica Chapter Manager, Eric Yang: He’s working to create a dynamic entrepreneur hub, rich in resources & support given by experienced entrepreneurs.

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What is special about the entrepreneurial scene in your city? 

Santa Monica offers one of the biggest pool of young entrepreneurs & influencers in the entire world. It is extremely easy to find & meet like-minded entrepreneurs and mentors in Santa Monica. People are easy to approach and striking a conversation with a stranger in a coffee shop can end up in great friendships.


What's the most exciting local resource in your Local Resource Guide? 

The Entrepreneur House known as Silicon Beach located in Playa Del Rey regularly hosts events, meet-up events, mastermind dinners for entrepreneurs living in the area. It is a great place to meet people in an intimate settings and connect with young entrepreneurs who are work behind the scenes of big names such as Tony Robbins, Jack Canfield, Gary Vaynerchuck and others.


What can local entrepreneurs expect from your leadership this year?

You can expect a lot of events and get togethers with local entrepreneurs living in the Santa Monica & Los Angeles area. We plan to create a dynamic entrepreneur hub rich in resources & support given by experienced entrepreneurs. We also plan hosting events designed according to the community's need in collaboration with Next Gen UCLA.

Alex Gordon