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Alejandro Rioja

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

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…

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…

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…

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…