/// Yelp, YouTube and 23andMe Co-Founders All Working on New Start-Ups

December 16, 2011  |  All Things Digital


In recent weeks, I’ve stumbled onto a few fresh new start-ups from the departed co-founders of current influential tech companies. None of them are talking about what they’re doing yet, but I thought I’d see what I could find out. For context: In Silicon Valley, you often find fabulously wealthy people going back to the drawing board — hoping for another strike of genius so they can prove they’re good instead of lucky. So-called “serial entrepreneurs” are an exalted local species, and everyone wants to be one. Here are some of the latest efforts on that front, all of whom seem worth keeping an eye on: 1. Yelp co-founder Russel Simmons, who left the local reviews giant a year and a half ago , is working on an education project called Learnirvana

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Yelp, YouTube and 23andMe Co-Founders All Working on New Start-Ups


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