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Alejandro Rioja

CEO

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I'm the founder of Future Sharks! Reach out to me with any questions or partnership ideas :)

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…

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…

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…

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…

Levi DiVincenzo Shares His Real Estate Story and Learnings

What is your “backstory”? I grew up fast, I had separated parents that had families on opposite sides of the US. They were both from San Diego but my Moms family ended up in Detroit and shortly after I was…

Three Childhood Friends Created The World’s First Four-Way Volleyball Game

Meet the CROSSNET founders, Michael, Chris, and Greg; three ambitious entrepreneurs from the quiet corner of Connecticut. After graduating college they quickly realized they did not want to work a corporate 9-5. One night they were brainstorming on their couch…

How Nick Filchy Built An Instagram Empire And Did It Fast

Nick Filchy, a 20 year old entrepreneur from central NJ , owns an assortment of instagram pages adding up to a whopping 1.3 million followers collectively. In today’s interview, I dig deeper into how he did it.  City where you’re…

How This 21 Year Old Started The Largest Jersey Company in North America

City where you’re from: Bridgewater, New Jersey Hobbies: FortNite, Basketball, Movies Favorite quote: “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” — Bill Gates Social accounts (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn):   Tell us about Jersey Champs. How did…

How to land more speaking engagements

Landing speak engagements can seem like mission impossible, you try your hardest all the time without booking any result. This can be incredibly frustrating and might make you want to give up, but not yet because I have some tips…