There is no question that with everything happening in the world right now, people are looking for ways to get inspired and realize that you can still be successful even during the current pandemic.
If you are looking to start a business during these uncertain times, here are some entrepreneurs who have successfully been able to grow their businesses, sustain and scale them, and are currently doing great things, even during this pandemic.
This year VIP MEDIA Group has put together a list of Top Entrepreneurs to follow.
– 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.
– Steven Ridzyowski
Steve Ridzyowski is the founder of Ecommerce Marketing Agency. His business specializes in shopify store creations and marketing via multiple advertising platforms that does not just rely on typical social media marketing campaigns like most agencies do. Covid-19 has affected many businesses and shifted platforms online. Steve is an entrepreneur who can help businesses make that transition.
– Joshua Crisp
Joshua Crisp is the founder of AMZ Formula, an educational business that teaches people on an international level how to start and grow online businesses through Amazon by selling private label products. Prior to his success, in 2014, Joshua was a felon with no high school diploma or degree, he needed a way to provide for his wife and two children. That is how AMZ Formula came to be. In just 5 years, Joshua became a multimillionaire at 11.2 Mil and has been able to teach 5,000+ students in 63+ countries. In addition, dozens of his students have reached 5 and 6 figures using his method.
– Nicole Wolosoff, Esq.
Nicole Wolosoff, a successful attorney, is the President of the New York operation for Boston National Title Agency, LLC, owned by Incenter; a Blackstone Portfolio Company. Nicole has significant experience specializing in complex residential and commercial transactions along with knowledge of all aspects of title operations. In a very short period of time, Nicole has built up a roster of marquis clients, curated a team of the highest caliber talent in both production and sales, and oversees an operation that continues to grow rapidly. Nicole is one of the fastest rising stars in New York’s highly competitive real estate marketplace.
– Mohsen Syed
There are few entrepreneurs as inspirational as Mohsen (Moe) Syed. Moe, who first started working at a local jewelry company for nearly a decade, understood from a young age the importance of hard work and having a passion. Years later, with the help of his family and business partner for motivating and believing in Mohsen, he decided to take a leap of faith and start his own business. Today, Moe’s brand is seen all over the United States. In the near future, he plans on expanding his operations to Miami, Florida, and continue to provide top quality products to his clients.
– Justin Haynes
Justin Haynes, is a world renowned International Fashion Designer, and the creator of Jus10H the new must-see fashion sensation. From the small city of Springfield, leaving the traditional 9-5 to start your own fashion line is very rare. Justin is the first in the Springfield area to be showcased at Paris, New York, Los Angeles, and Miami Fashion Week. In the last 10 years, Justin has had his fashion shown not only all over the world, but on the cover of magazines, a Billboard in Time Square, and several international magazines. Justin’s biggest goal for 2020 is to continue to evolve and become better and better each day. He wants to become a household name that everyone knows and loves. If you’re looking for some retro chic fashion check out Jus10H to learn more.
– Brittney Jones
Brittney Jones, more commonly known as brittneyceo, first began her entrepreneur journey at the age of 16. After graduating from university, she knew she wanted to break free from the corporate world and fulfill her dream of working for herself. Today, she’s a multi six-figure earner, highly sought after speaker, and online leader to a community of over 150,000 entrepreneurs. After launching her Podcast “Underestimate Me “, she quickly became a sought after speaker for social media and online business growth. In 2020, Jones recently launched a new line of online courses, specifically directed towards helping entrepreneurs grow their online presence and is looking forward to supporting more entrepreneurs on their journey to success.
– Miles Banks
Miles Banks is a lifelong entrepreneur. After graduating highschool, Miles knew college was not for him, and decided to dedicate his time to business. After a great idea and constant grind, Miles developed Learn Elite, a platform composed of dedicated elite educators from different industries to teach individuals the secrets to their passions. To this day, Miles has been able to integrate top individuals within their industries like UFC superstars Jorge Masvidal & Paige Vanzant, Green Bay Packers wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling, and many more. Learn Elite welcomed their 50,000th student earlier this year. In 2020, Banks plans to grow Learn Elites’ student base to over 200,000.
– Robert Syslo Jr
Robert Syslo, from homeless to successful business owner Robert has made his mark in the advertising, marketing, and entrepreneurial world. After getting a job with Grant Cardone, Robert was surrounded by exceptional entrepreneurs each day, this motivated Robert to become an entrepreneur himself. It was shortly after that he founded Syslo Ventures, an advertising, marketing and production company. In just a year of launching, Syslo Ventures serves over 350 clients worldwide, and reaches about 3 million people each month promoting simple and tactical ways to communicate more effectively into the marketplace with a brand and content. In 2020, Robert has a few upcoming projects, which include expanding his business to more than 12 employees, expanding their training program to thousands of subscribers, and reaching more people across all social media platforms.
– Arkady Frekhtman
Arkady Frekhtman, is a successful attorney in New York City who specializes in personal injury law representing plaintiffs. Early on, Arkady was always interested in law, the Constitution and helping others. In the late 90’s, Arkady opened his first firm. Now, years later, it has now grown to 6 offices and over 25 employees all across New York City. In 2020, Arkady plans to focus on the reach of his firm into different categories of seriously injured people, this includes traumatic brain and spinal cord injury survivors, injured construction workers, and burn injury victims. Expanding his firm’s specializations will allow him and his firm to provide the highest quality service and personal attention by hyper focusing their work on specific areas and needs.
– Jacqueline Snyder and Minna Khounlo-Sithep
Jacqueline Snyder and Minna Khounlo-Sithep are the dynamic duo behind the Top Ranked The Product Boss Podcast. With over 27 years of experience combined, these two are experts in the business strategy and entrepreneurial world. Now, they are using their expertise and are teaching business owners how to grow and scale their physical product-based businesses, by utilizing multiple sales channels and top knotch marketing strategies through their courses and programs. After two short years, they turned their business into a million dollar company. The Product Boss Podcast was even ranked an Apple Top 100 Business Podcast and an Apple Top 10 Marketing Podcast! Their goal for 2020 is to continue to support small businesses, and show them that with some adapting, courage, and hardwork a small business can survive a global pandemic.
– Taylor Price
Taylor Price, is a serial entrepreneur who got her start at just 16, after opening up a photobooth company. As time passed, she realized that business was her passion. With her 200,000+ followers combined across her social media platforms Tik Tok, Instagram and YouTube, Taylor is using her platform to inspire and motivate young people to take control of their personal finances after seeing a need in our society to teach Gen Z subjects that schools do not prioritize. This led Price to develop TAP Intuit, a program designed to teach individuals from all walks of life how to achieve financial literacy and take control of their personal finances. This program branched out to online education on social media, which Team TAP leads. In 2020, Taylor strives to relocate TAP Intuit to LA to work with larger brands to help grow and reach their goal of becoming the leading online education platform.
– Phil Davies
With no high school diploma or college degree, Phil Davies is the CEO of FlyForm a successful technology consultancy agency. After working in corporate IT and Technology for nearly 14 years, Phil wanted to branch out and start his own company.
This is when he developed FlyForm, now only 4 years in and what started at $100k in revenue is now at $10 million. In addition to FlyForms impressive growth in revenue, is the company’s unique approach to operating their business. Phill wants his employee to be treated like co-owners and all his staff hold shares in FlyForm. In 2020, Phil plans to expand his company by using a buy and build approach to seek out organizations to acquire and merge into FlyForm in the relevant areas of the world/industry.
– Courtney Dyer
Courtney Dyer, is a serial entrepreneur whose focus is on helping others reach financial freedom through her many educational outlets she has developed. With over 10 years of experience in the financial and education industry, Courtney decided to switch gears from her corporate career and start her own business. This is what inspired her to develop the Financially Free Journey, a Podcast designed to help individuals achieve their financial dreams, and Financially Free Journey’s Budgeting Basics Course. Courtney was even able to help one of her clients eliminate over $10k in debt, while only making $30k annually using Courtneys stratagies. Courtney will be releasing two additional courses on saving and investing towards the end of this year.
– Samir Kahlot
Samir Kahlot, from college dropout to 8 figure entrepreneur, Kahlot is one of the World’s Youngest ECommerce moguls. At only 22, Kahlot has built a brand that started from nothing to over $100,000 in sales a day to $1 Million a month in just two years. With his desire to know more, Kahlot has spent countless hours learning from free online tools and experts how to become successful in the E-Commerce industry. Now it is his turn, he is using his expertise to teach others how to gain the financial freedom, like he did! He teaches people through his YouTube channel, consulting calls, and soon he will be releasing a IGTV series on his Instagram. His goal in 2020 is to do $20 Million in sales across all of his brands.
– George Acheampong Jr
George Acheampong Jr, is a successful serial entrepreneur, financial advisor, and venture capitalist. What motivated George to venture into the world of entrepreneurship was to provide representation and inspire people of color that building wealth is possible for everyone. With over a decade of experience George wanted a way to share his knowledge with others, this led him to develop his Podcast The Uncent$ored Show, to teach people his strategies on business and finance. The Uncent$ored Show was recently rated the Top 10 Podcast by Financial Advisors, by Forbes. Now, in 2020, George plans to launch his mobile application, Pocket Advisor and his online financial academy.
– Stephen Liao
Stephen Liao is a celebrity consultant and an expert in credit and investing. He got into this business when he realized the education system had failed him. While at college, he founded the social media tech startup Moves Inc., which received 20 million daily impressions on platforms such as Snapchat. When he turned 20, he dropped out of Stanford to focus on what he was learning from his startup and to specialize in travel hacking and gaming the credit card system. Every day, Stephen leverages his own credit lines to invest in different businesses and startup projects, while doing consulting for top celebrity clients.
– Chris Diaz
Chris Diaz got his bachelor’s degree in 2016 and then got experience working sales for the most luxurious car dealership in Miami, FL and in a banking position at J.P Morgan Chase. He then saw the opportunity in the digital marketing space, so he decided to invest into courses, mentors, books, and materials that would teach him how to grow his social presence. Chris then started his own agency, pursued his passion, and is now fulfilling his life’s purpose. Chris is a consultant, marketing expert, and CEO of Chris Diaz Agency. He is well known for his innate ability to revolutionize the way a brand is seen. He provides digital consulting for 6-7 figure entrepreneurs and elite businesses looking to grow their social presence and scale beyond their current standing. He also runs a 100M+ digital network filled with artists, entrepreneurs, athletes, influencers, and more which he leverages to drive more traffic to his clients businesses.
– Maria Brown
Maria Brown, is a serial entrepreneur, investor, and business consultant. She is the definition of hard work and determination. CEO of Brown Consulting, Maria Brown has used her life’s biggest challenges and struggles as a force to inspire others to accomplish their dreams. An avid traveler and lover of life, Maria looks forward to continuing to run her multiple successful businesses and inspire others to do the same in 2020 and beyond.