Meet Some Of the Most Disruptive Entrepreneurs From 2022 Coming Into 2023 We list some of the most inspiring and ambitious entrepreneurs that are disrupting their industry
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Year 2022, unlike the past two years, has been a year of change and hope. There has been a shift from the recession experienced during the Covid pandemic to an explosion of Entrepreneurs dominating their spaces. Many Business owners have been creating waves in the entrepreneurship industry and one common denominator in all these successful entrepreneurs is their resilience and disruptiveness that has helped them overcome numerous setbacks and challenges that came in their paths.
Today, we list some of the most inspiring and ambitious entrepreneurs that are disrupting their industry.
Jacobo is the Ceo of Danko Hospitality Group which just opened up their new restaurant Villa Azur in Las Vegas for over $10,000,000. The Villa Azur brand is a culmination of a unique partnership of friend backgrounds and experience; with over 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry stemming from the South of France, they wanted the restaurant infused fresh life to the South Beach dining scene, share the unique and lively vibe of the Côte d'Azur in a chic, festive, Mediterranean style restaurant, bar & lounge.
Matt Ganzak is a leading disruptive innovator and mentor in the SaaS industry and eCom. Over the last 15 years, Matt has built his business and wealth through creating disruptive technology and marketing eCom businesses. He attributes most of his success to forming strategic partnerships connecting products, technology and marketing to make scalable business models.
There is a good chance that you have used Matt's software or purchased a product from him in the last few years, without even knowing that Matt was the mastermind behind the products. Matt teaches through his 7 Figure SaaS course how to find these strategic partnerships, and develop SaaS for influential business owners to meet a demand.
Cat Howell, a master of magic and alchemy, is a multi-eight-figure mentor and author of Magic Source Codes. She has been ahead of the game empowering many entrepreneurs and leaders to redefine the rules of reality and cultivate wealth without sacrifice. CAT has helped some of her clients make millions in revenue in under 30 days and has continued to help more find financial success.
This year she walked away from the corporate world and shifted to actively practicing magic. She aimed to use her magic and alchemy to help visionaries and founders redefine their reality since she considers them a helpful science. That way, she can define the next era of magic.
For more information, you can connect to CAT Howell here.
Chris D Bentley
Chris D. Bentley is an award-winning Dallas real estate broker. He is a Dallas real estate expert who owns and operates Bentley Fine Properties. Chris also runs the Plano Socialites facebook group that takes part in cool events in Dallas, North Dallas, Plano, and Frisco.
Chris has always had a passion for real estate. He started by marketing financial services and then proceeded to mortgage. After that, Chris started experimenting with real estate by doing listings to see what people liked and were willing to try. He utilized social media as well to grow his brand.
Currently Chris is recognized as one of the best realtors in Dallas. He has won several accomplishments; Chris was voted 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2021 D Magazine's Best Realtor..
Kareen Zahr Walsh
Kareen Zahr Walsh is a strategic business growth advisor, coach, and healer. She is also the host of Your Badass Journey Podcast. Kareen has been at the forefront of helping individuals align what they love with what they do daily. She assists them in making difficult decisions so that they can align people, processes, and technology under the appropriate strategy and leadership. These decisions can help them lead effectively and save money and time as their company expands.
Tony UcedaVélez is the founder and CEO of VerSprite, an Atlanta based security services firm assisting global multinational corporations on various areas of cyber security, secure software development, threat modeling, application security, security governance, and security risk management. Tony has worked and led teams in the areas of application security,penetration testing, security architecture, and technical risk management for various organizations in Utility, Banking, Government, Retail, Healthcare, and Information Services. He recently finished his latest book, Risk Centric Threat Modeling with Wiley Life Sciences and has spoken at conferences across 13 countries, 4 continents on the subject matter.
Kasey Brown is the founder of a growth marketing agency. She started her first business when she was 16 years old. She scaled up that business to six figures in three months using Instagram. That is where she discovered the power of ads on social media.
Kasey started helping people leverage Facebook and Instagram to scale their businesses and monetize their brands using paid advertisements. She dropped everything in 2020 and quit her corporate job to create something of her own. She started by focusing on Facebook ads. Over the years, Kasey's agency grew from offering only Facebook into a whole suite of products, primarily focusing on Facebook and Google ads and additional use of TikTok, email, and SMS ads.
Bethany LaFlam is a powerful force in the world of business and law. With over 20 years of experience as a seasoned deal lawyer and entrepreneur, she has a proven track record of success. She began her career at the prestigious Quinn Emanuel law firm in Los Angeles, where she honed her skills as a top-notch attorney. But she didn't stop there. Bethany had bigger aspirations, and so she launched her own boutique business law firm in Newport Beach, where she advised clients on both legal and strategic matters, and represented businesses on startups, mergers and acquisitions, and securities. Bethany's continued desire for growth and impact led her to merge her practice into a mid-market Chicago-based firm, Much Shelist, where she ran the firm's California corporate practice and brought her legal knowledge to practical business settings.
Bethany's clients have been diverse and her ability to understand and serve their needs reflects on her experience ranging from real estate syndicators and developers to aerospace, oil and gas services, medical services, and various technology industries. She serves as a strategist, helping her clients develop sustainable business models, raise capital, and prepare for successful exits. Her focus on commercialization and monetization has helped her clients achieve great success and gain a competitive edge in the market.
Currently, she is the Managing Partner of Premier Law Group, where she and her team of real estate syndication attorneys help clients optimize their real estate business and hit their syndication goals. Bethany through her company "B to the Power of E" also hosts a series of retreats with the theme of building your empire, where she shares her knowledge and experience to empower others to achieve their goals and scale their business.
Bethany is not just a successful businesswoman, but she is also a leader who is committed to making a positive impact in the lives of her clients, her community, and the world.
Patrick is the founder of Gratitech and Tenacious Corporation. With over 20 years of technology and cybersecurity experience, PK has been through the full spectrum of securing the OSI Model. Working with a range of large and medium sized companies and the US Government for two decades, Patrick realized how siloed each company was working in regard to application security.
He decided to build Gratitech to bring an all-inclusive application security solution to the market, reducing time and cost of cybersecurity management, all while increasing accuracy and protection. PK is studying AI and Data Science at Northwestern University, loves to surf , and practices Jeet Kune Do.
Susan Hansted is a leading expert in the field of psychological training, utilizing her innovative processes with the Institute of Possibility Thinking to empower individuals to achieve new insight and sustainable change in their lives. Susan teaches wealth consciousness and helps high achievers scale their businesses by scaling their minds. Her keen ability to use laser-focused intuitive feedback and her deep dive into the relationship between our thoughts and experiences sets her apart from all others in the field. Susan Hansted has become a leading authority in enabling individuals to find true freedom in achieving fulfillment and success. As the founder of the Institute of Possibility Thinking, with a network of experts in human potential, Susan's holistic approach gets to the root cause of what is holding high achievers back from unlocking their true potential for wealth in all areas of their lives. Susan's work has been widely recognized and praised by experts in the field, and she is a sought-after speaker and teacher, sharing her insights and wisdom with audiences around the world. Her work is changing businesses, lives, and helping individuals to achieve their full potential, and she is truly making a difference in the world.
Michael Marcial has a secret. While being a longtime entrepreneur for nearly 2 decades, he is what some would call a "regular dude". Michael started his entrepreneurial journey at 19 years old by building and eventually exiting his first company - all while not knowing much about business. At that point, financing his next venture wasn't an issue - so he decided to create business models that other "regular people" could afford and wouldn't require his clients to pay anything upfront (or much at all).
This approach was, and still is, a wild departure from the traditional online space and now Michael has turned this concept into a multi-7-figure model - from creating the first ever $5/mo Facebook Group with 3500+ members, to offering commission-only sales coaching, to building and selling Facebook Groups for mid to high 5-figures for himself and his clients. Michael is grateful to truly serve his audience in these unique and disruptive ways. And while he's learned a few things over the years, he is dedicated to maintaining his "regular dude" status no matter the level of success he achieves.
Alice Ford is a 7 x Telly Award winning host and adventure filmmaker, stunt woman and executive producer. Strong, confident and adventurous she is an entrepreneur, explorer, environmentalist and athlete. An adrenaline junkie she has hiked some of the world's tallest mountains, swam with sharks, jumped out of airplanes, repelled down cliff sides and traveled solo all over the world documenting every moment for her Award Winning Series Alice's Adventures on Earth. She has worked as a stuntwoman in some of Hollywood's biggest blockbusters over the last decade. Working on films such as Spiderman - No Way Home, Transformers 4 & 5, Star Trek into Darkness, red Notice and Tenet to name a few.
With a passion for travel and sustainability she has spent more than a decade working as a host for shows such as Alice in 7 Wonderlands in the Canary Islands, Healthy Lifestyles on WWLTV, National Park Adventures on Amazon, The Alienist and Westworld Aftershow on AfterBuzz TV, and many more. In 2016 she launched her new company "TravGanic" which is dedicated to connecting people with eco-friendly travel options all over the world. Specializing in green hotels, nature tours and unique adventure packages that focus on conservation and sustainability. As an expert in the fields of adventure travel and sustainability, she has also found success as a travel writer, producer and speaker. Alice loves to inspire others to see more of the world while teaching them about protecting and respecting the planet. A passionate visionary she wants to tell the stories of unique people, cultures and places that need a bigger voice.
Taylor Thomas founder of ArbitrageCard has been involved in eCommerce and reselling since 2016.
Eventually he realized that none of the current card resellers were geared specifically toward resellers doing RA, OA, FBA, and Dropshipping.
That's when he decided to create a platform specifically for eCommerce sellers to increase their profit margins and save money on the products they buy. Since every percentage point counts. To date they've done over $23.5MM in gift card sales and saved their customers an estimated +$1,527,500
Victor Valencia is the founder of Valencia Media where they help brands, influencers, business owners, and real estate professionals by providing social media content, management, and marketing. Video is currently one of the best ways to market your business. That's why at Valencia Media their goal is to create engaging content that can constantly be used on their social media to save time and energy and focus on other essential areas of their business.
Ryan is an organic growth consultant that has years of real-world experience. He has partnered with two Fortune 100 companies and is probably the only person in the world to partner with Jeff Bezos through a cold email.
His degrees, certifications, and awards include Bachelor in Business from BYU-Idaho, Speed of Trust certified, and learned from world-renowned leadership coach Lee Brower.
His work has appeared in Entrepreneur, Jeff Bullas, ABC News, FOX News, CBS, and has been featured on dozens of leadership and business podcasts worldwide as well as the nationally syndicated radio show Take The Lead Radio.
Tracy Coenen, CPA, CFF, is a forensic accountant and fraud investigator with Sequence, Inc. in Milwaukee and Chicago, investigating embezzlement, financial statement fraud, securities fraud, Ponzi schemes, divorce, white collar criminal defense, insurance fraud, and civil litigation matters.These entrepreneurs are some of the most driven, intelligent, and passionate people shaping the entrepreneurial space. Not only that, but they are also significant and influential leaders who bear a vision for their future.