YPO in the News

View current international media coverage of YPO news, member news and the YPO Global Pulse. Please contact press@ypo.org with any media requests or inquiries.

Date Type Region Details
27 February 2014 Why you may want to invest in Rwanda Africa

Emery Rubagenga, CEO at ROKA Mining and a member of the YPO Pan Africa Chapter, talks to CNBC Asia about how Rwanda has been developing its business facilities, making it more attractive for investors.

27 February 2014 Ticker doesn't tell you 'what happens next' United States

Deke Digital CEO Dave Maney, a member of the WPO Rocky Mountain Chapter, shares his views with CNBC’s Closing Bell on how events on Wall Street do not tell the entire story on the shape of the economy.

27 February 2014 Is Manufacturing Growth a Myth? United States

CNBC’s Tyler Mathisen speaks with Philip Koosed, Bamko founder and CEO and a member of the YPO Santa Monica Bay Chapter, and Daniel Levin, Cain Millwork CEO and a member of the YPO Chicago Windy City Chapter, about job creation and manufacturing employment.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.