Top 3 Lessons Learned From a Health Enthusiast Turned Entrepreneur

Philip Kasumu decided one day that he wanted six-pack abs.

This obsession developed into a strong passion for overall nutrition and healthy living, which is now the main focus of his entrepreneurial journey. On a mission to help people gain control of their health through nutrition, Philip developed an app called Scanbite. New to the tech industry, he started a podcast as a way to build relationships with industry leaders and gain influence for his app.

We got the inside scoop on the evolution of Philip’s 2 startups, and learned three of his favorite tips for succeeding as a tech startup. Keep reading to learn what it takes to build a successful business with a mission and check out Philip’s page and game-changing app.

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How One Millennial Traded a Briefcase for a Backpack

For TJ Loeffler, it took a few left turns to find his true calling.

After some time on Wall Street, TJ decided it was time to pursue other dreams.. With a love for travel and building communities, he now dedicates his time to a tech start-up for churchgoers, a school in Haiti, and LifePlanning. As a Certified LifePlan Facilitator, TJ helps other people find their calling through those little signs you see along the way.

Read on to learn more about this young entrepreneur who writes to inspire other millennials. And check out TJ’s page to learn more about him!

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How One Marketer Helps Entrepreneurs Succeed

Phoebe Gavin can take a small business from good to great.

How? Well, through social media of course.

After joining the Army for college, Phoebe dabbled in fashion before finding her home in the world of marketing. Today, Phoebe helps young professionals and entrepreneurs maximize their social media through smart and targeted strategies.

Read our interview with Phoebe to learn how to leverage social media to your business’ advantage, as well as what common social media mistakes are made by entrepreneurs. Check out Phoebe’s page to book a consultation for your business.

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From Video Games to Designing Fashion Apps: One Engineer’s Story

For Amber Reyngoudt, coding is an art form.

Growing up with her grandmother, Amber loved video games and chose to study computer science. Since then, she’s fallen in love with coding and has worked with companies like Intel and Hitachi. Now, as an entrepreneur, Amber pairs her love of fashion with her engineering skill set.

Check out Amber’s page to download her app and read up on our interview with her to learn more about her journey in the world of tech.

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3 Tips for How to Make It In Design from An Accidental Designer

Cameron Moll can’t sit still for too long. But that’s what makes him such a talented designer and entrepreneur.

After building out an extensive portfolio, this Florida-based designer tried his hand at entrepreneurship. Cameron started started Authentic Jobs, a place where creatives can find awesome jobs at companies, large and small.

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Passport To Italy

Benvenuto in Italia!

This week we travel to Italy, home to many talented artists, entrepreneurs, athletes and authors in our community. Today we’re given a snapshot of a day in the Italian life through the pages of Stefania, Marco, Gaia and Maurizio. We hope you enjoy reading their stories as much as we do.

Stefania Micòl Sabrina Ciocca is a photographer, writer and social media specialist living in Italy. Stefania has a BA in History of Performing Arts and enjoys blogging and theater.

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#aboutmeLIVE with Entrepreneur, Podcaster + Author Lewis Howes

We sat down with entrepreneur, podcast host, and author of The School of Greatness, Lewis Howes for #aboutmeLIVE.

As a business coach and former athlete, Lewis helps others achieve greatness. Lewis has been recognized by President Obama as one of the top 100 entrepreneurs in the country under 30. He is also an angel investor and advisor to startup companies.

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How One Entrepreneur’s Hacking The Science Of Happiness

Ritu Raj believes that happiness is both undeniably powerful and poorly understood.

So he’s using data to get to the bottom of it. Ritu’s BeingHappy app helps you track your daily happiness on a scale, determining what factors (like sleep, a sunny climate or a compliment from a coworker) help you be most happy. Ritu is interested in the external and internal factors that influence happiness and aims to optimize happiness for all.

Ritu believes that when we are truly happy, we are more productive at work, more thoughtful consumers and have more fulfilling personal relationships. In our interview, Ritu explains why he’s addicted to entrepreneurship, how he balances his artistic side with his go-getter inclination, and how the Constitution spawned his interest in the pursuit of happiness. 

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One Founder’s Key To Success and Believing In Yourself 100%

Stephanie Burns turned layoffs into a thriving business.

When Stephanie was getting her MBA, many of her friends were getting laid off and they all had the same question: how do I start my own business? Stephanie realized that she wasn’t necessarily learning how to start a business in business school. Instead, she was learning how to run one.

So Stephanie thought she’d create a space for people to learn ground level business information for free. Chic CEO was born. With honesty, tenacity and a large dose of believing in herself, Stephanie has grown her business into the thriving network that it is today. In this exclusive interview, Stephanie tells us how to get started building your own business, why she doesn’t believe that following your passion will necessarily make you successful and how she stays inspired.

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#aboutmeLIVE with about.me CEO + Venture Capitalist Tony Conrad

Are you an aspiring entrepreneur? Do you want to work for a startup in Silicon Valley? Or, would you like to learn more about venture capital?

If yes, we’d like to invite you to #aboutmeLIVE.

Join about.me CEO and venture capitalist Tony Conrad on Thursday, September 10th at 6PM ET/3PM PT. During this live Q&A, Tony will answer questions about the startup scene, venture capital and share insights on how to best position yourself for a career with a startup.

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