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This article was published on May 30, 2013

    Live now: Dwolla’s founder answers questions via video. Get involved!

    Live now: Dwolla’s founder answers questions via video. Get involved!
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    Scott Gerber is the founder of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most successful young Scott Gerber is the founder of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most successful young entrepreneurs. YEC members represent nearly every industry, generate billions of dollars in revenue each year and have created tens of thousands of jobs. Learn more at yec.co.

    Got a question for Ben? Use the chat feature above to get it answered live.

    Ben Milne is CEO and founder of Dwolla, a completely new payment that system that’s fixes the underlying inefficiencies, hazards, and fraud encumbering current options. A repeat entrepreneur, Ben built his first international company at the age of 19, turning a $1,200 investment into a multi-million dollar company with oversea operations and clients, including Toyota and Ford.

    Having become “obsessed” with the fees and limitations of traditional card networks, Ben left the company in 2008 to focus full-time on re-design the U.S. payments system. For his work, he was noted by Forbes and Inc. Magazine’s in their annual 30 Under 30 publications in 2012.

    #StartupLab is a free virtual mentorship program created by The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of hundreds of America’s most successful young entrepreneurs. #StartupLab takes YEC’s mission to help more people start successful businesses to the next level by offering millions of entrepreneurs direct access to YEC members through interactive video chats, email lessons and a library of how-to articles, videos and eBooks.

    Whether you’re just starting up, a current business owner, or you run an organization that supports entrepreneurs, sign up for #StartupLab today for real-world advice from some of the coolest entrepreneurs on the planet.