At the age of 23, Michelle Blum started Nutrish Mish- a company designed as a dieting alternative that provides one-on-one counseling to make positive, permanent changes to people’s eating habits. Fast forward just five years and Michelle has grown Nutrish Mish to 5 locations in the New York area with thousands of clients.
At 21 years-old Eric Yang is the founder of the Millennial Entrepreneur Network- a 3-Day super-connector event featuring young and talented Entrepreneurs, all under the age of 30, from all over the world. Eric is passionate about connecting the world's highest potential young entrepreneurs who have dreams and intentions to create a more prosperous world through their platform.
At 23-years old Chandler Bolt is the author of 5 bestselling books including “Book Launch” and his most recent book titled “Published.” He’s also the founder & CEO of the now multi-million dollar company, Self-Publishing School- the #1 online resource for writing your first book. Through his books, training videos, speaking and Self-Publishing School, he’s helped thousands of people on their journey to writing their first book.
At 23-years-old, Chino Lex is an App Creator, User Acquisition & Mobile Growth Consultant, and overall: a serial entrepreneur. With zero marketing spend and zero outside capital, Chino published over 160 iOS apps and 30 Android apps used across 155 countries, and in 24 languages. Over 50 of his iOS apps have hit Apple’s Top Charts; totaling about 5 million users. His app portfolio was acquired in 2016. Chino has appeared in Forbes Life Magazine, has spoke at the University of Washington on Entrepreneurship, and has appeared in media publications like Yahoo! Finance, Inc Magazine, and the Huffington Post.
Welcome to the first solo episode on Entrepreneur Before 25 where your featured guest is me. ;) I’m doing this episode because something has been on my heart to share with you guys for a while now. In this episode, I tackle 3 popular myths about work-life balance.
At 18 years-old, Mike Clum started Clum Creative. Now, at the age of 23, he has grown Clum Creative into a full-service video production company on track to do between 500 to 600k in revenue this year. Mike was his own Venture Capitalist for Clum Creative- saving over $250,000 in cash by the age of 22 to invest back into the business to hire and build a larger team.
Taylor Johnson is the CEO and founder of VentureStorm- A web platform where entrepreneurs meet developers and developers meet entrepreneurs. VentureStorm has helped thousands of startups all around the world launch and advance their ventures. Taylor is passionate about mending the disconnect between aspiring entrepreneurs with great ideas and the actual developed talent to carry out those ideas.
Ashley is a 19-year-old social entrepreneur who is passionate about body image, media, self-esteem, and more. She co-runs a company called MOVE, where she gives workshops and 5-day summer programs on those issues. Ashley is also a published author, TEDx speaker, and Huffington Post Contributor.
At the age of 22 Luke Faulconer is the founder of Troolu- a company that creates video episodes that share the stories of amazing non-profits and therefore publicize their missions. Over the next year, Troolu will be traveling to a different city every week, partnering with a non-profit organization in each city to volunteer and promote their cause through video. Luke is passionate about creating positive press in a world so full of negative press.
Regina Vatterott has founded/co-founded three companies in the past four years: InspireVive, Dinners-By-Regina, and her current startup- EllieGrid which is a smart pillbox that helps you organize your medication in seconds with the leverage of technology. She has also participated in multiple business competitions globally. Most of all, Regina is passionate about using entrepreneurship and innovation to solve problems and make a positive impact in the world.
Kevin Chan is reinventing the production processes of fashion design. At just 26 years old, he has developed a platform that aims to create transparency in order to empower designers and dissolve the unethical taboos attached to the industry’s production processes. His platform for doing this is Maderight- A business that manages the entire supply chain for fashion companies so they can focus on building their brand and designing products. In his factories Kevin focuses on putting people first. He believes that in the end, that will bring the most success.
At only 21 years old, Ashley Zahabian is a keynote speaker who has already worked with the likes of Grant Cardone, Gary Vaynerchuk and Eric Thomas. She’s spoken on stages in front almost 2 million people and has been featured in various publications like The Huffington Post and Entrepreneur. Along with these achievements, Ashley is currently working on building courses for higher education institutions on emotional intelligence.
After earning a journalism degree from San Diego State University and working for NBC, ESPN, the LA Daily News and the Los Angeles Angels' radio station, among other media companies, Josh left the journalism field and started a social media and content marketing consultancy, working with brands across four continents. He also created Epic Freelancing to show freelancers how to develop a six-figure income.
At just 24 years old, Stacey is an award winning entrepreneur, speaker and author who's been recognized for her achievements all over the world. Her first major business venture was co-funding MySocialCloud- an online web app that allows users to manage their online life in one cloud. Along with other side hustles she co-authored the book 2 Billion under 20 and is currently growing her most recent startup, Forge- an on-demand labor marketplace.
Sam is a millionaire digital marketing consultant who helps companies profit exponentially through digital marketing. By the age of 24, he had dropped out of University and started 2 successful companies all out of his parent's garage. Overall, he helps people start and grow profitable consulting businesses.
Featured in Forbes, USA Today, The Huffington Post, Inc. Magazine and more, 20-year-old Justin Lafazan is an acclaimed entrepreneur, speaker, best-selling author and consultant. The founder of Next Gen Summit and best-selling author of What Wakes You Up?, he’s on a mission to inspire the world’s young people to design the lives they want to live, through entrepreneurship.
Isaac Marble is one of the founders at Running Bear Media- a film distribution and production company. At the age of 18, he raised his first capital of $100,000 to produce his first feature film. Since then Isaac has produced a total of three feature films, several shorts and now focuses on acquisitions through Running Bear Media.
Zach is the founder and owner of Heart, Soul & Hustle- an online consulting business and podcast. He coaches business owners on how to leverage media platforms like Periscope and Facebook for their businesses. At just 22, he left his job and Master’s program to build a six-figure business in his first 6 months on Periscope.
Tristan is a 20 year-old award winning speaker, best selling-author and human motivation expert that has frequently been called the next Tony Robbins. Using his childhood story to bring hope to the hearts of thousands, Tristan has encompassed what it means to push past the trials in your life and make something of yourself even when the odds are against you. Recognized for his strides, Tristan has been endorsed names like Joel Osteen, Mike Tyson, Olympic Gold Medalists and many more.
Calvin Wayman is a social media entrepreneur and the founder of Cobbes- a social media management company. He is a sought out speaker and has been featured on major publications such as Entrepreneur Magazine, the Huffington Post, and Social Media Examiner. Just this month, Calvin published his first book, "Fish out of Water" that is packed with principles on how to transform into the new you by achieving breakthrough in your life.
Dennis Mulyar is the Co-Owner of The Film House- a digital cinema production company that specializes in weddings, commercials and original films. After only two years of business, The Film House has created over a hundred videos that have brought the stories of their subjects to life. Their most recent original film, Tomorrow, took home the 2015 Best Cinematography Award at the Atlanta Indie Film Festival and a Telly Award.
Brian Powers is the co-founder of Temper Pack- a company that creates high performance packaging insulation out of recycled materials. Their mission is to build revolutionary products that allow large organizations to manage their global supply chains with minimal environmental impact. At just 24, Brian made it on the Forbes 30 under 30 list for this invention.
Virginia Salas Kastilio is the founder and owner of the brand "Ginicanbreathe" where she creates and shares social art performances and conscious acts of kindness. She speaks out for authenticity and transparency in all aspects of human life. Currently, she is building a Snapchat agency and consulting business. At the age of just 26 she has already touched hundreds of thousands of lives with her work and was recently named one of the top Snapchat influencers by Inc. and Forbes.
Caroline Beckman is the co-founder and CEO of Nomva- a probiotic super smoothie. After just over a year of being in business, Nomva has gotten into the stores of several retailers all over Southern California. Recently, Caroline and her team have raised over 3 million in order to keep up with the rapidly growing company.
Todd VanDuzer is the co-founder of Student-Tutor and CEO and co-founder of Desert Canvas. He’s a blogger and writer for popular sites like the Huffington Post. Among many other things, he is also a motivational speaker for high schools and companies. Todd is an avid rock climber who has climbed 2000+ foot cliffs and a world traveler who has gone to over 35 countries.