10 Great Entrepreneurs Talk about their Start-up Days

Yahoo, Jerry Yang
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Jerry Yang on Being Alone at the Top

Over the years, Inc. has received many a visit from entrepreneurs. Before our move to the Big Apple, they’d often stop by to chat at our office on Boston’s Commercial Wharf. At a 1998 lunchtime meeting, Yahoo founder Jerry Yang talked about how much people associate entrepreneurs with the companies they start—and how odd it sometimes feels. He mused, “It’s strange being a founder. No headhunters call me. They call everyone else in the company, but not me.”