Business Crush! 10 Founders That Make Entrepreneurship Look Really Good

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6. Ryan Blair – VOTE

CEO, ViSalus Sciences

Location: Hollywood, CA

Website: www.ryanblair.com

Twitter: @ryanblair

Ryan Blair is a serial entrepreneur and self-made millionaire. At 21 years-old, Blair founded his first company 24/7 Tech, and by the age of 34, he has launched and sold numerous businesses for gains in excess of one-hundred million dollars. Blair is the author of “Nothing To Lose and Everything To Gain: How I Went From Gang Member To Multimillionaire Entrepreneur.”


7. Nely Galan – VOTE

Chairman and CEO, Galan Entertainment

Location: Venice, CA

Website: www.nelygalan.com

Twitter: Unavailable

Nely Galán is the Chairman and CEO of Galán Entertainment, a media company focused on delivering programming for women and the Latino market. The company has launched 10 television channels internationally, marketed and promoted blue chip brands in the United States and Latin America, and produced over 600 episodes of television in English and Spanish, including the FOX hit reality show, “The Swan.”


8. Sandeep Maheshwari – VOTE

Founder, ImagesBazaar.com

Location: New Dehli, India

Website: www.imagesbazaar.com

Twitter: @imagesbazaar

Freelance photographer turned entrepreneur, Sandeep Maheshwari, realized that the commercial stock photography industry, a US$ 1.5 billion industry globally, was virtually absent in India. As a result, in 2006 Sandeep launched ImagesBazaar.com, an online resource for searching, purchasing and downloading Indian images. With over 800,000 images, the site currently hosts the world’s largest stock of Indian images.


9. Kimberly Stone – VOTE

Founder and CEO, Poshglam.com

Location: Atlanta, GA

Website: www.poshglam.com

Twitter: @KimberlyEStone

Model and entrepreneur, Kimberly Stone launched Poshglam.com while attending college. The digital magazine features emerging luxury brands and designers. Poshglam.com reaches a diverse “fashion conscious” readership in over 150 countries.


10. Amit Sandu – VOTE

CEO, Ampri Group of Companies

Location: Richmond, BC Canada

Website: www.amitsandhu.com

Twitter: @amit_sandhu

Amit Sandhu is a second generation real estate developer and currently holds the position of Chief Executive Officer at the Ampri Group of Companies. The Ampri Group operates a growing portfolio of companies responsible for real estate development & investment of over 500 homes, 500 residential apartment units, 43,000 sq/ft of commercial retail space, and several urban-development and agricultural properties across Canada. The group employs currently employs over 250 people in British Columbia.


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