YPO in the News

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19 February 2014 A pet food start-up takes a bite out of Amazon Northeastern U.S.

Joe Speiser, co-founder of Petflow.com and a member of the YPO Metro New York Chapter, pens a blog for cnbc.com about how his online pet supply business competes with Amazon.

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17 February 2014 Unlimited paid vacation: Too good to be true? Pacific U.S.

An article on cnbc.com features Dan Price, founder and CEO of Gravity Payments, and his company’s unlimited paid-time-off policy.

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14 February 2014 Finding reason to invest in India amid BRIC letdown South Asia

Pashupati Advani, founder of Global Foray and a member in Mumbai, writes a blog for cnbc.com discussing the investment slowdown in India and the country’s areas of opportunity.

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12 February 2014 Dogs are people, too: Inside the VIPet mind-set Southeast U.S. and Caribbean

Avrum Elmakis, a member of the YPO Virginia Chapter, is the founder and CEO of TDBBS, the parent company of BestBullySticks.com. He writes a blog for cnbc.com about the recent trend of pet humanization and its impact on the pet industry.

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4 February 2014 CEO confidence in Africa drops Africa

Dhruv Pandit, managing director of LP Holdings Ltd. and a YPO member from Kenya, appears on CNBC Africa to talk about the January 2014 YPO Global Pulse results. Africa’s optimism dropped slightly but still remains in positive territory.

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4 February 2014 CEOs report we have turned a corner Europe

Anastasios Economou, founder of iGroup and a YPO member from Athens, appears on CNBC Europe to discuss the January 2014 YPO Global Pulse results in Europe.

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4 February 2014 Why Sochi Olympics is worth the $50 billion Europe

Christopher Van Riet, managing director of Radius Group and a member of the YPO Russia Chapter, writes a blog for cnbc.com about the value of Russia’s investment in the 2014 Olympics.

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4 February 2014 CEO confidence is at a high: Global YPO survey United States

Jay Sidhu, chairman and CEO of Customers Bancorp and Customers Bank and a member from Pennsylvania, wrote a blog for cnbc.com about the January 2014 YPO Global Pulse results and the rising optimism amongst U.S. CEOs.

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