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Alejandro Rioja

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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…

15 Productivity Tips To Become the Most Effective Person You’ve Ever Been

This post is an extension of my original post on Entrepreneur.com. It’s 2018 and you probably created a list of goals that you want to achieve. With so many things on your list but so little time, how can you…

Donny Smith Shares His Experiences as an Immigration Attorney

As an international entrepreneur myself, I try to keep up with the latest news regarding visas like H1B, O1, E2 and others. I figured that the best way to understand the immigration system was to network with attorneys that work…

Swifte partners with Waze Carpool to Take Over the California RideShare Market

Today, we have Justine Avoudikpon from Swifte Carpool. I actually met her when I used her ridesharing app to ride from LA to SF and she was the driver that I got matched with. In the ~6 hours that took…

MEDICINETS a Global Information Health System to close the gap between doctors and patients

Interviewee: Carlos Barrera City where you’re from: Barranquilla Hobbies: Music, Triathlon, Photography, Writing, reading. Favorite quote: If you think you can, or you think you can’t, you are most probably right. Social accounts : Linkedin   What are you working…

5 Steps to Negotiate Like an FBI Hostage Negotiator

This article originally appeared on Forbes. It’s amazing how some people seem to be innate negotiators, while others can’t seem to get their counterpart to agree to even the smallest of commitments. Expert negotiators have a way to command authority,…

17-year Old High-School Student’s Global Organization Inspires Girls in Computer Science

Alexandra Roumeliotis is a 17-year-old high school senior from San Francisco, California. An avid programmer, in 2016, she founded The Coding League, a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring girls and minorities in computer science through exploration. Mainly active in the…

21 Year Old CEO Attends 60th Annual Grammy Awards

Michael Weist is an entrepreneur & talent manager who became the CEO and founder of Good Times Entertainment, a company dedicated to promoting live events and talent management of social media stars. He has managed some of the top names…