Alejandro Rioja

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Aaron Ware Drops Out of High School and Grows a Business Making $20 Million Annually

Aaron Ware started as an electrician when he was eleven years old, working in his stepfather’s electric company. He dropped out of high school, not completing the eleventh grade. Ware worked in mining and construction for years, and being observant,…

The Life and Work of Business Tycoon Erick Rodriguez: His Journey To Becoming an eCommerce Millionaire

Colombian-American business mogul Erick Rodriguez has earned his seat at the big boy table, converting his ECommerce business into a multi-millionaire enterprise. He wears many hats, what with being a successful e-Commerce seller and inspirational spokesman.  Born in Long Island,…

Contribute to Future Sharks 🌊

When we launched Future Sharks we envisioned it to be a place where entrepreneurs could find useful information regarding starting a business, growing social media accounts and meeting the people that are doing it. To get one step closer to that…

Bag&bones Founder Gigi Foyle on How to Create a Leading Brand

Bag&bones, an innovative neon art label was founded by Gigi Foyle, alongside her Irish-based sister Cavanagh. Playful text, whimsical slogans, and pop-art style graphics characterise the stylish label. Fans all over the world are lusting after bag&bones’ beautifully simple and…

Justin Kan Sold His Company Twitch.Tv to Amazon for $970M, Now He’s Onto Whale

Justin Kan is a serial entrepreneur and investor who famously cofounded Justin.tv and Twitch.tv, the latter of which he sold to Amazon for a sum close to a $1B. He is also a partner at Y Combinator. In this interview, I tried to pick…

Meet Marc Angelo Coppola: The Entrepreneur Shutting Down His Successful Marketing Agency To Start A Farm

Wait what? Tell me about what you’re shutting down? And why? Marc Angelo Coppola: For years I have used the guise of running a marketing agency as an economic engine for me to learn what it takes to build a…

Building a Business the Money Pug Way

If you ask any entrepreneur what they would deem to be a good opening couple of years for their start-up, they’d probably have their aims solely on breaking even. If you ask that question to Lee Whitbread, however, the answer…

Storytelling, the Video Influencer and Brand Identity

In the increasingly digital global marketplace, old forms of advertising and product marketing are becoming increasingly obsolete. Online influencer marketing has become a vital tool for brand growth, and video influencer marketing is its most effective form. Video influencer marketing…

How to Make Money with Digital Marketing

The average millionaire has 7 sources of income. The great news is that with the internet, easy selling tools like Shopify and other platforms (ahem WordPress), you can be closer than ever to start diversifying your income and stop relying…

Zain Jan: America’s Next Self-Made Billionaire?

He started his first company at 16, dropped out of college at 19, and went on to build a Multi-Million Dollar empire by 20. In a nutshell – this Boston native is obsessed with starting cutting-edge empires and disrupting the…