Yanik Silver has successfully bootstrapped 8 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.
Yanik's story and businesses have been featured in Forbes, Fox Business News, TIME.com, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, SmartMoney.com, MSN Money, Conde Naste's Portfolio.com, Entrepreneur.com, WIRED magazine, WORTH.com, The Boston Globe, Denver Business Journal, and many others.
He is the author of several best-selling marketing books and tools including "Maverick Startup", Moonlighting on the Internet" & Instant Sales Letters®". Yanik is also the founder of the Underground Online Seminar® and Maverick1000, a private group of game-changing entrepreneurs, out to change the way business is played.
As a self-described "adventure junkie," Yanik has led ultra successful entrepreneurs on unique experiences such as HALO skydiving, exotic car rallies, Zero-Gravity flights and Baja racing with business icons such as Sir Richard Branson and John Paul DeJoria. In between checking off items on his Ultimate Big Life List, he calls Potomac, Maryland home with his wife, Missy, and 2 mini maverick adventurers in the making, Zack & Zoe.