Author: Gemma Paredes

Gemma Paredes

Gemma graduated with a degree in Accounting and Business Management and has over 10 years experience as a freelance writer. She's passionate about entrepreneurship and has previously worked in recruitment.

Ever since Larry Tesler invented the copy and paste function in 1974, it has made millions of lifes easier. However, Copy Keyboard takes things to another level, the small keyboard with just two keys claims to make copying and pasting even easier. Scotty Trujillo’s product has taken TikTok by storm and he recently featured on Shark Tank. Sadly, he wasn’t able to get a deal. As of 2023, Copy Keyboard is worth an estimated $200,000. About the Founder Scotty Trujillo is from Fresno County, California and holds a mechanical engineering degree from CSU. But after graduating, his career took a…

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The Original Comfy is a mix of a blanket and an oversized sweater. As the product advertises, it is made for comfort and warmth. It was founded by brothers Michael and Brian Speciale and they got a deal with Barbara Corcoran. As of 2023, The Original Comfy is worth an estimated $50 million. Michael and Brian Speciale Michael and Brian Speciale are single fathers living in Phoenix, Arizona. Brian has a degree in broadcast management from Arizona State University. In 1993, he worked as a video editor at the KSAZ television station and later became an executive sports producer at…

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ChessUp is a smart chess board that can analyze your game and help you make the right moves with its built-in instructional system. Founders Jeff Wigh, Adam Roush, and Justin Farrell pitched their innovative product on season 14 of Shark Tank and got a deal with Lori Greiner. As of 2023, ChessUp is worth an estimated $3 million. About the Founders The three entrepreneurs that created the product are from Olathe, Kansas. Jeff Wigh has an MBA from MIT and has worked in the product development teams of Allegro Microsystems, Herzog, and Garmin. Adam Roush has a BA and BFA…

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Tom Bilyeu is an influential figure in the health and wellness space and first gained recognition after co-founding Quest Nutrition, a business that sold protein snacks. He bootstrapped the company in the early days and sold Quest Nutrition to Simply Good Foods Co. for $1 billion. As of 2023, Tom Bilyeu has a net worth of $400 million. Background Thomas Bilyeu was born on March 30, 1976 in Tacoma, Washington and grew up in a family that struggled with obesity. Tom himself, was a chubby kid growing up and didn’t have a healthy diet. Despite wanting to drop out of…

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Dragon’s Den is one of the longest-running reality shows of its kind. Its panel members, aka Dragons, are some of the wealthiest entrepreneurs in the UK. With season 20 about to start some might wonder how much each of them really has in the bank. Richest Cast Members on Dragons’ Den: 1. Peter Jones – £1.157 billion Peter Jones is the richest by quite a considerable distance. He made his fortune by building an empire in different business categories. His most successful businesses include Data Select, Celsius Resourcing, and Wines4Business.com. Jones started his entrepreneurial journey with a computer business that…

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Robert Herjavec is an entrepreneur and television personality best known for appearing on Shark Tank and the Canadian version of Dragons Dens. He made his wealth founding BRAK Systems, a computer company that he sold to AT&T Canada for $30.2 million in 2000. Currently, he is the CEO of The Herjavec Group, a cybersecurity firm. As of 2023, Robert Herjavec has a net worth of $200 million. Early Life Herjavec was born in Zbjeg, Croatia (previously called Yugoslavia) on September 14, 1962. Herjavec’s father, Vladimir, had been detained for speaking out against the communist government. His family fled the work-torn…

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The business of real estate has the power to turn lives around and Ben Mallah’s story is proof of that. He came from poverty and made millions from buying and selling properties. He owns a significant amount of high-value residential and commercial real estate across the US, particularly Florida. As of 2023, Ben Mallah has a net worth of $250 million. Early Life Benjamin Mallah was born on October 29, 1965, in Queens, New York. He grew up in the Rockaway Peninsula with three other siblings. Their mother was a nurse, and their father was a factory worker. His childhood…

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Serial entrepreneur Sam Parr hit the jackpot after selling his media company The Hustle to HubSpot for tens of millions. The Hustle is a media company that provides a daily dose of business and tech news to their audience. Sam also runs other businesses, and co-hosts the podcast “My First Million” with Shaan Puri. As of 2023, Sam Parr has a net worth of $20 million. Background Sam was born in St. Louis, Missouri, where he spent most of his childhood. However, he does not share much about his early years and family background. His exact date of birth is…

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Ryan Pineda is a retired professional baseball player who used to play for the Oakland Athletics in the MLB. Now, he is an entrepreneur, social media personality, and real estate broker who owns multiple companies. Ryan shares his business knowledge with his massive following online. Ryan Pineda has a net worth of $4.3 million as of 2023. Background Hailing from Las Vegas, Pineda was born on April 17, 1989. Ever since he was a child, Ryan always wanted to be a baseball player. While attending California State University he got his chance and was drafted by Oakland Athletics. At 20…

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Robert Kiyosaki has become a key figure within the personal finance and business education space. Focusing mainly on financial advice, he has played an important role in helping people change their perception of money. His work paved the way for many of today’s most successful entrepreneurs. Robert Kiyosaki’s Net Worth Kiyosaki is best known for his book Rich Dad Poor Dad. He is also an investor, financial analyst, and motivational speaker. The majority of his income comes from seminars held by companies who pay to licence the Rich Dad brand. As of 2023, Kiyosaki has a net worth of $100…

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