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14 Of The Hottest Brands To Watch Out For

14 Of The Hottest Brands To Watch Out For
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By Tyler Penske

Everyone knows about major brands such as Nike, Apple, Coca-Cola and Under Armour that are consistently dominating the market space, but what about the newer brands that are also disrupting their industry and doing the same thing?

This list is compiled of influencers and companies that have successfully built unique successful brands that you should not overlook. Which one are YOU keeping an eye on?

Soul CBD: An entrepreneur’s biggest enemy? Anxiety, deadlines & sleepless nights. Soul CBD was born on a mission to combat these. Founded by brother-sister duo, World-ranked boxer Mike Lee and entrepreneur Angie Lee, this holistic alternative has been the answer to their pain, anxiety and inflammation. They created Soul on a mission to spread the goodness of CBD and its plethora of benefits, which have helped them both stay on top of their game. Soul’s formulation consists of the highest quality, most efficacious hemp-derived oils on the market. Cultivated on family farms, using proprietary harvesting and processing technologies, this CBD line contains zero THC. Purity and quality are of the utmost importance to this powerhouse brother-sister team, and Soul’s rapidly-growing fan base is proof that their product isn’t one to miss.

iTough was built by ex Hockey player and serial entrepreneur, Niko Porikos out of the University of Michigan. They offer premium accessories for every iPhone owner from custom monogrammed cases, to magnetic docks and everything in between. They launched just under a year ago, and have been off to a hot start gaining popularity via celebrities and influencers on social media since then. Having thousands of customers all over the world in such a short period of time gives us reason to rank this hot new company number two on our list.

Magnet Mount was built by two serial entrepreneurs Cooper Weiss and Gavin Dantez. They sell very unique lux magnet car mounts and other phone accessories that everyone has gone crazy over, and since launching in the beginning of 2018, have done over a million in sales this year. Being featured in all the major publications and gaining even more popularity via influencers and celebrities. These guys definitely deserve a spot on our list. Watch out for what Magnet Mount does next.

JetSetFly: Josh Madrid known professionally as “JetSetFly” is one of the youngest internet personalities known for entrepreneurship and marketing. He is most widely known for his Top 25 iTunes business podcast, where his goal is to inspire & show individuals how to take advantage of the internet to build businesses primarily using social media marketing. By the age of 20, he has built various online e-commerce businesses with his main focus now is his Marketing & Personality Brand Consulting Agency. Josh has built his personal brand on social media by committing to helping people live better lives and reaching true fulfillment, regardless of their education level or financial success.

Artsy Couture is the world's leading online photo lab creating unique and innovative products for photographers and retailers. We print canvas gallery wraps, wedding albums, wood prints, metal prints, and more for high-end portrait photographers, interior decorators, Etsy artists, big-box retailers, cruise lines, 5 star resorts, and other online retailers looking to add incremental revenue through photo sales. While most photo printing companies have declined in the rise of smartphones and social media, Artsy Couture has thrived by inventing proprietary high-quality photo products that people want on their walls and coffee tables.

Scott Keever SEO is a full-service SEO agency run by Scott Keever and long time business partner Matt Brandenburg. Unlike most agencies that focus on increasing your rankings, Scott Keever focuses on growing your business. Their internet marketing services build your web presence from the ground up and increase your visibility, helping to turn your website into a money-making machine. Better rankings, more leads, more conversions, and a better online reputation—that’s what you get when you work with Scott Keever SEO. With offices around the country, there’s a local expert waiting to help grow your company online.

Marko Stout is an American contemporary artist known for his gritty industrial pop style with a focus on New York City and modern urban life. Stout offers a pop style that’s both accessible and cool, with a vibrant aesthetic and a modern rock-chic edge. Marko Stout’s most recent sold-out solo exhibitions at Gallery MC, Artifact, and Emmanuel Fremin Gallery brought a huge number of fans, art dealers and collectors eager to meet the artist and buy the latest works from this pop art master. Marko Stout’s next solo exhibition opens at New York's Caelum Gallery on 10/19/18.

DevriX  has been innovating in the WordPress space for the past 8 years but recently made some crucial adjustments after landing several strategic partnerships. The technical consultancy closed a business partnership with a leading ad management R&D house, signing up with several publishers generating hundreds of millions of monthly views each. While being a distributed team, DevriX handles the technical architecture of several SaaS applications, a multinational franchisee network, an automotive web portal for Audi, among their partnership with HubSpot on the marketing end and Sucuri for high-scale secure applications."

Sway Media operates out of Ann Arbor, Michigan. Sway is an Influencer Marketing Agency managed by co-founders Nick Ravid & Drew Lauinger, two nineteen-year-old college students. Sway specializes in growing and leveraging large Instagram accounts to advertise for a growing number of companies. Sway’s innovative marketing model has produced incredible results for their clients since launching last year; we expect them to rapidly scale their company, and continue to develop their brand... Watch closely, based on their recent success, Sway could quite possibly take over the digital marketing world.

MADE OF is disrupting the personal care category because this new company, launching in the baby product space, is putting its money where its mouth is. MADE OF launched a mission called ULTIMATE TRANSPARENCY® where they’re the first and only brand to disclose each ingredient's origin and safety.  In addition, the brand reveals actual independent lab test results and the location of their factories in the USA. Furthermore, they’re the first and only brand on the market to be NSF Organic certified for everything they manufacture.

Joy Organics is a family owned and operated CBD oil business that was founded to help improve people’s health and quality of life by creating the purest, organic and bioavailable full-spectrum cannabinoid products on the market at an affordable price. Based in Fort Collins, CO, Joy Organics is not only committed to helping people live happier, healthier lives; it is also dedicated to giving back to the community whether by giving free products to families who cannot afford them or by giving a portion of sales to deserving non-profit organizations. Joy’s products contain ZERO THC and are shipped to all 50 states.

TLSL is an investment brands company that has skyrocketed in the last year. They have been dabbling into all sorts of business ventures and it’s a matter of time before something goes public. From Start-Up Brands to established E-commerce businesses along with any type of software development and PR you might need. From websites, SEO, business pages, applications and personal branding. They really have been able to take on doing it all. While doing it all they like to give back to the community as well as sponsor events such as the Golden Soirée which donates to the Make a Wish Foundation.

Apollon: When Apollon CEO Alan Lau and CMO Jimmy Chan were first working in China, they were part of a minority of early adapters bringing technology there, so they were able to parlay their expertise into wins propelling their careers. Lau brought online trading with Unix to the Shanghai Stock Exchange which powered his career beyond HP. Chan started at DEC and sold 130 Unix systems to the PRC's Education Ministry. Together with an expert team, they are bringing Apollon to life. This USD pegged cryptocurrency will revolutionize online gaming, gambling and more.

Emley Cosmetics: Emley, CEO of Emley Cosmetics, is a 20-year-old entrepreneur. She was homeschooled and spent her free time on social media since the age of 14. She started learning how to sell ads to companies that would reach out to her for advertising and later decided she wanted to own her own company instead of selling to advertisers. She taught herself how to work with factories and labs to make organic all natural cosmetics for women and men of all ages and color. Emley Cosmetics is a cruelty-free cosmetic line that launched its newest collection ‘Nude Attitude’ in June 2018. 

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