Rick Yost is a serial entrepreneur, attorney, author, and the co-founder of VeteransList. A service-disabled veteran himself, Rick brings his 12 years of military experience as an Army officer, extensive education (MBA/JD), startup and business experience to bear in consulting, entrepreneurship, and providing support to multiple businesses. VeteransList.us helps veteran owned businesses be found, it is the largest veteran business directory available online. Their business is a one-stop resource that allows consumers in and outside the military to do business with veterans by hiring a Veteran Owned Company.
In this episode, Rick talks about his experience transitioning out of the U.S. Army, going to work and his ambitiousness to learn. He shares his experience pitching for capital and how to present your idea to potential investors- he debunks common misconceptions about SBA loans for veterans. If you are looking to start a business- this episode with Rick Yost is for you!
I had a lot of fun speaking with Rick, He is such a personable guy and is sincerely invested in helping other veterans get their businesses off the ground. He often gives pro bono advice from both a business and attorney’s perspective. Listen to the podcast and he’ll let you know how to connect with him offline.
Connect with Rick & VeteransList:
VeteransList on Twitter
Rick Yost on LinkedIn