Yanik Silver has successfully bootstrapped eight different product and service ideas hitting the million-dollar sales mark from scratch without funding,taking on debt or even having a real business plan.
His story and businesses have been featured in Fox Business News, TIME.com, USA Today, SmartMoney.com,MSN Money, Conde Naste’s Portfolio.com, Entrepreneur. com,WIRED Magazine, WORTH.com, The Boston Globe, The Wall Street Journal, and many others.
Yanik is the author of several best-selling entrepreneurial books and tools including Instant Sales Letter, 34 Rules for Maverick Entrepreneurs and Maverick startup. He is the founder of the Underground Online Seminar®, 3% Forward and Maver ick1000, a private group of game-changing entrepreneurs, out to change the way business is played.
He is passionate about catalyzing and connecting innovative 21st century entrepreneurs to co-create new business breakthroughs, enhance their happiness and pro vide greater meaning and impact through their ventures.
Yanik leads small groups of high impact entrepreneurs on re-energizing epic experi ences with business icons such as Jesse James, Tony Hsieh,Tony Hawk, Tim Ferriss and John P’aulDeJoria.Whether that’s blasting 80 mph through the Baja, experiencing a Zero-gravity flight, flying MiG jets in Russia, going on an African Safari, scuba diving in between tectonic plates in Iceland or helping create self-sustaining villages in Haiti and private brainstorming sessions with Sir Richard Branson on his private island.
He calls Potomac, Maryland home with his wife, Missy, and 2 mini-Mavericks in the making, Zack and Zoe.