Kraftful accepted into Forbes San Francisco Business Council

September 23, 2019 — Yana Welinder, CEO & Co-Founder of Kraftful, has been accepted into Forbes San Francisco Business Council, an invitation-only community for successful business owners and leaders in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Yana was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of her experience. Criteria for acceptance include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honors. 

“We are honored to welcome Yana Welinder into the community,” said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, the collective that includes Forbes San Francisco Business Council. “Our mission with Forbes Councils is to bring together proven leaders from every industry, creating a curated, social capital-driven network that helps every member grow professionally and make an even greater impact on the business world.”

“I’m excited to join the Forbes community to collaborate with local leaders, share insights on Forbes.com, and participate in expert panels, ” said Yana Welinder. “It’s an honor to represent the Kraftful team in the San Francisco business community.”   


Forbes Councils is a collective of invitation-only communities created in partnership with Forbes and the expert community builders who founded Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC). In Forbes Councils, exceptional business owners and leaders come together with the people and resources that can help them thrive. For more information about Forbes San Francisco Business Council, visit forbessanfranciscocouncil.com. To learn more about Forbes Councils, visit forbescouncils.com.


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