Are you tired of the 9-5 life? Thinking about becoming a business owner? With 2021 just starting, what better time to start that business you have always dreamed of starting than NOW?
That being said, people were able to successfully grow their businesses, sustain, and even scale them during the pandemic. Who says you can’t do the same in 2021?
If you are looking to start a business during these uncertain times, here are some entrepreneurs who have certainly defined what being a successful entrepreneur is all about. This year, VIP Media Group put together a list of what they consider to be some of the Top Entrepreneurs you must follow in 2021. So who are they?
– Grant Cardone
Grant Cardone is the bestselling author of The 10X Rule and has been buying real estate for over 30 years. Over those three decades, he has bought over two billion dollars worth of real estate in eight states. Grant currently manages 7,068 units with his private equity firm Cardone Capital. He is such a good real estate investor because of his extreme discipline, specific formulas, and good instinct to know when to exit the property. Throughout his career, Grant has been giving small investors a chance to start small and go big.
– Tai Lopez
Tai Lopez is an investor, partner, and advisor to almost two-dozen multi-million-dollar businesses. Through his popular book club and podcasts, The Tai Lopez Show, Tai shares advice on how to achieve health, wealth, love, and happiness with over 1.4 million people in 40 countries. The Tai Lopez Show gets around 800,000 downloads per month. In addition, Tai also owns the largest book shipping club in the world, Mentor Box, and was voted the Number 1 Social Media Influencer by Entrepreneur Magazine.
– Dave Anderson
Dave Anderson is a bestselling author, serial entrepreneur, business coach and motivational speaker. He runs The Business Bully, LLC, through which he has helped hundreds of small and medium businesses reach their full potential by making smart, calculated decisions that lead to massive profits and growth. As a public speaker, Dave has shared his experience and motivated over one million people. He is also a member of the prestigious Forbes Coaches Council and a go-to business expert and sales trainer for thousands of entrepreneurs who buy his books, watch him on YouTube or listen to his Podcast, “The Business Bully Show.” After the COVID-19 pandemic, Dave developed the Bully 101 program to help people in vulnerable financial situations go from zero dollars to five figures within the course of 12 to 18 months.
– Kate Gray
Kate C Gray runs Boss Bitch Business School, which is a digital platform that offers courses and mentorship for coaches, consultants, influencers and service-based entrepreneurs. The platform helps members amplify their impact, influence and income by launching and/or scaling online businesses. Besides this, Kate has overcome a meth addiction and homelessness after which she became an entrepreneur and started to build multiple seven figure businesses and has studied high performance for a lifetime.
– Darbi Alexander
Darbi Alexander started working from a very young age slowly cultivating her love for business. Watching her mom work in the real estate world when she was a kid furthered her love for business. Darbi and her team are working currently on a FinTech software, BCA Culture, to guide entrepreneurs on business credit and how to properly secure business funding, government contracts, and grants at the click of a button. Their main goal for this new year is to secure funding for 10,000 business owners through their use and understanding of grants, loans, lines of credit and more. In the more distant future, Darbi’s goal is to become a pioneer in the industry who invests in different types of business models and industries all while still helping out others. To find out more about the amazing work Darbi is doing, check her out on Instagram here.
– Reece Mennie
Reece Mennie is a serial investor and entrepreneur. He is the CEO of award-winning alternative investment introducing firm, Hunter Jones, and of the professional property development company, HJ Collection. Reece has extensive experience in sourcing, developing, introducing and raising capital for lucrative property developments in the United Kingdom and worldwide. After using the recent lockdown, Reece decided to launch a digital marketing agency, Bigas Marketing, to help businesses and brands develop successful cost-effective marketing strategies, as well as the Dennis & Dyer Boxing Academy, to help grow the next generation of UK hailing professional boxers. Reece is also the host Top 25 podcast “Mennie Talks,” where he interviews proven and renowned business leaders.
– Michael Ashabi
Michael Ashabi is a serial entrepreneur and a top level life and business coach that works with a variety of entrepreneurs, business owners, and start ups to help them build strategies for sustainability and scaling. His company, True Life Ventures, focuses on making clients increase business growth by 40% month after month, and as a result, allow them to achieve financial freedom. Michael is a very results driven person and aspires to keep helping clients around the world to succeed.
– Seth Kniep
Living the death-by-paycheck cycle, tired of his corporate job and $24,000 in debt, Seth Kniep walked the streets with a single dime, dead set on doubling it 20 times into over $100,000, to create freedom for him and his family. Today, Seth’s team manages over 100 million in annual revenue for name brands and silent investors on the Amazon platform. The co-founder of Just One Dime, Seth and his team have trained over 10,000 entrepreneurs in over 150 countries, 27 of whom are multi-millionaires today. Seth’s team grows the Amazon store for one of the sharks from the Shark Tank TV show, runs a sourcing team in China and multiple fulfillment centers across the US, and was requested by two countries to train their top businesses. Headquartered in Austin, TX, Seth is raising an army of investors and entrepreneurs who leverage innovation, capital, and vision to help the human race for future generations. To learn more about Seth and stay up to date with what he’s doing, check out his Instagram and Just One Dime.
– Pascal Bachmann
Pascal Bachmann is a former pro-athlete turned serial entrepreneur. Over the last 25 years, this Swiss native has built 7 businesses which have a combined net worth of over $20 million dollars. His road to success was not an easy one, after going through a $15 million dollar bankruptcy while trying to support his family, he hit rock bottom. He channeled his frustration and worry into the empire he has built today. Along the way, he realized that this bankruptcy that almost destroyed him became a gift in disguise. He is using his story to inspire other entrepreneurs and business owners, that even if you’re going through a hard time, you don’t have to be stuck there. In 2021, with his passion to inspire and empower doers to find their own way and live a healthy life with success, gratitude, and joy, Pascal is on a mission to impact a million lives all over the world.
– Adam Jablin
Adam Jablin is a highly sought-after performance and life coach, Recovery Mentor, corporate consultant, and keynote speaker. Adam has helped thousands of people over the years experience a joy of living even while under pressure or difficulty. His unique positive energy, compassion, and gift to relate to others has influenced people from all walks of life, including leaders in the fields of health, psychology, entertainment, sports, business, and politics as well as helping everyday folks fighting fears, alcoholism and addictions to unleash their hidden Superman. His knowledge from helping to build, run, and sell a multimillion-dollar corporation is invaluable. Equally important is Adam’s sobriety and his experiences as an enthusiastic advocate of recovery. Adam is also the creator of the Hero Project – a high level coaching program where you become the hero of your own life. He also offers a free online program called the HERO 7. In 2021, Adam plans on helping more people break free from their additions and past to improve their quality of life.