As we get closer to the end of Q2 a lot of entrepreneurs have stepped into the spotlight with their successes. This article is going to showcase entrepreneurs that were able to successfully grow their businesses, sustain, and even scale them during this year. These individuals are perfect examples of what an entrepreneur is all about. Do you think you have what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur? VIP Media has put together a list of successful entrepreneurs that have strived through all their battles and became successful. Who are they you ask?
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.
He 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 shares advice on how to achieve health, wealth, love, and happiness with 1.4 million people in 40 countries. The Tai Lopez Show gets around 800,000 downloads per month. 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.
Art, photography, and images we are exposed to on a daily basis can shape the way we perceive the world around us. Many times, these art forms are highly filtered to show a very specific type of image that casts out minority groups, reserving the industry for few kinds of people and particularly excluding members of our youngest generation. This is where Scopio comes in. A Forbes30Under30 business, their founder, Christina Hawatmeh made it her mission to build a global place where anyone can tell stories through their art, and where companies can find visual building blocks for authentic experiences, in order to allow Gen Z, the most creative generation, to monetize their skills and share their stories freely. Many businesses have already caught on to how powerful Scopio’s mission is. They have attracted various companies such as Facebook to real estate professionals, to school teachers all looking to use authentic imagery. What’s unique about Scopio’s mission is that they turn every phone owner into a paid photographer in less than 3 minutes. Artists sign up and list their skills and can make money off illustrations, art, videos and more, creating a platform that is open and accessible to all people from around the world, opening the way for the 99%. They have tackled usage rights, cost and access. You can check out all of the exciting new material Scopio will be putting out on their Instagram here.
Kerry-Ann Collins is a Jamaican immigrant business woman who wears many hats. She runs a hair and beauty brand called Joli Faire, which is an e-commerce business in the United States but her products are distributed and available in pharmacies and beauty supply stores island-wide in Jamaica. Joli Faire’s launch product is the Joli Faire Organic hair-growth, hair nourishing oil, which is very popular and in demand. In addition, Kerry-Ann runs a social media marketing and management company that manages social media accounts for corporate companies. She is also a popular media host and social influencer. At the moment, Kerry-Ann is focusing on building out the Joli Faire brand to include a full haircare line with shampoo, conditioner and a leave-in product. She will also be launching Joli Faire Beauty, which will include skincare and a line of lipsticks.
-Denielle Nicole Wegrzyn
Denielle Nicole Wegrzyn runs a financial and business consulting firm called Prosperous Solutions INC. She was motivated to start this business after her father, who was a successful business owner, passed away and her family lost all the assets he had acquired through his hard working life because he did not have life insurance or a will. This forced her to learn about finances and realize that many people face similar problems too. In 2016, Denielle founded Prosperous Solutions with the mission to educate business owners on how to properly establish, grow, and protect their businesses.
Harriette Jackson created her first business at the age of 19 in the music industry. Heartbreakingly, she was betrayed by her most trusted co-workers and her successful 6 figure business came crashing down. The experience initially sent her into a despair that almost took her life, but Harriette was able to beat the odds, turn everything around and find success again as a spiritual life and business coach. Using her knowledge from her difficult experience after the loss of her beloved business, she inspires people to see their capabilities and reset their mind and energy in order to make their dreams come true. She has a number of programs designed to help people achieve this transformational mindset. She has now been a leader in the coaching industry for a long time and she is happy that people can find power and determination through her inspiring story and attitude along with her groundbreaking teachings. To find out more about how Harriette can make a difference in your life, check her out on Instagram here.
Ariel Morel is a Dominican Republic native and an experienced small business consultant that specializes in tax strategy, commercial lending and financial structuring with more than 10 years of experience helping small businesses succeed. He is on a mission to help as many small business owners as possible succeed in their business endeavors. In addition to his primary job functions, Ariel Morel has been on NBC10 and Telemundo for his extraordinary commitment to helping entrepreneurs and small businesses thrive. At age 19 he had started his own business, which was an ATM company he later sold. Fast forward and now Ariel is the founder and CEO of Morel Management Group (MMG) is a premium tax, business consulting and accounting firm in the industry that offers comprehensive and professional financial services to the business of all types and scales. We are proud of our qualified, certified, and experienced team that helps you effectively deal with your tax affairs and business finances while keeping your business compliant with the challenging legislations. We work as your reliable partner to minimize liabilities, optimize your business operations and accelerate growth. In 2021, some of Ariel’s goals are to make The Morel Management Group a nationally known brand, help thousands of entrepreneurs by the end of the year, and want the hispanic community to know they have a place that represents them as well when it comes to starting and continuing their business.
– 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.
– 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.
Carlos Reyes, was born in Mexico, grew up in extreme poverty, and is now a highly successful serial entrepreneur. Owning 27 companies in various industries including the solar industry, digital marketing industry, software industry, medical industry and education industry, Carlos is taking the world by storm. His main business venture though, is real estate. His two main companies are Offerkey and National Cash Offer, both of which are Real Estate investment companies designed to make the home selling process as fast and easy as possible. With the pandemic this year, Carlos has had to change some of his business models to fit into this new virtual age, he’s doing this with new systems, processes, strategies and a new mindset. In 2020, Carlos is launching 3 more businesses, in addition he wants to grow his businesses revenue. Currently 9 of his 27 companies are 7 figures on track for 8, and he plans to scale the others to 7 figures.