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Hi, I'm Yashar Nejati.
I am a 2x founder, coach, angel investor, and wishful writer.
I sold my last company. Now, I'm coaching entrepreneurs and reinvesting in startups.
I love spending time in nature, reading, ice-baths, saunas, and cycling everywhere. I'm an Iranian-Canadian and live in the Pacific Northwest. I'm a pretty good cook. (Pronounced Yāw-shār.)
My philosophy on work is that it needs to move the world towards a future I believe should exist. Work needs to be creative and challenging. Creating good work requires conviction and a long horizon.
Things I've worked on
- Uppercase — Retail real estate platform for brands to launch physical stores. Uppercase works with some of the fastest growing online brands to build and scale retail.
- Thisopenspace (exit) — Marketplace connecting creators with one-of-a-kind spaces.
I'm interested in
🎓 New education models. K-12, homeschooling, and higher education
🧠 Tools and technology to improve human memory
💸 Personal financial management and literacy
🍄 Psychedelic research and medicine
🛐 New models for connecting humans spiritually
🏬 Brick and mortar 2.0. New ways to use physical space
Monday Seven is a collection 7 things I learned and loved across a broad range of subjects. This generally includes personal stories, experiments, books, essays, music, and documentaries. Small bits of goodness to snack on and then explore on your own.
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I occasionally write articles and essays.
🚪The Exit: On starting an accidental business, raising vc, failing, rebuilding, and getting acquired.
Photos from adventures near and far.
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