Are you tired of the 9-5 life? Thinking about becoming a business owner? With 2022 just starting, what better time to start that business you have always dreamed of starting than now.
If you are looking to start a business this year, here are the top entrepreneurs who will certainly define what 2022 will hold.
So who are they?
– Grant Cardone
Grant Cardone is the bestselling author of The 10X Rule and has been buying real estate for over 30 years. Over those three decades, he has bought over two billion dollars worth of real estate in eight states. Grant currently manages 7,068 units with his private equity firm Cardone Capital. He is such a good real estate investor because of his extreme discipline, specific formulas, and good instinct to know when to exit the property. Throughout his career, Grant has been giving small investors a chance to start small and go big.
– Tai Lopez
Tai Lopez is an investor, partner, and advisor to almost two-dozen multi-million-dollar businesses. Through his popular book club and podcasts, The Tai Lopez Show, Tai shares advice on how to achieve health, wealth, love, and happiness with over 1.4 million people in 40 countries. The Tai Lopez Show gets around 800,000 downloads per month. In addition, Tai also owns the largest book shipping club in the world, Mentor Box, and was voted the Number 1 Social Media Influencer by Entrepreneur Magazine.
– Hakki Akdeniz
Pizza is a staple food around the world. No matter where you are, finding a good pizza place is always a must. Hakki Akdeniz is one of the world’s most renowned pizza chefs, but that is just the start of what he is doing. Hakki’s Pizza founder and CEO, is making its next big steps toward a better future. This project, just like his pizzeria businesses in New York, was born with Hakki’s spirit of giving back to the less fortunate, of whom he once was. His generosity has even been recognized by the New York State Assembly as well as the Office of the Manhattan Borough. Akdeniz is also revered for his charitable efforts in both feeding and supporting New York’s homeless community and for giving aid to those in need, such as when he helped provide two trucks of supplies to Puerto Rico in 2017 after Hurricane Maria hit. To find out more about all that Hakki is doing, follow him on instagram here.
– Christoffer Groves
Christoffer Groves is a successful serial entrepreneur, who is leading the way in the lending industry. Always having a passion for entrepreneurship, even starting businesses from the young age of 16, it’s no surprise that Chris started his own business and a successful one. After working as a real estate agent, appraiser, and broker he learned the ins and outs of the industry. There were aspects he didn’t like, but he took the liberty upon himself to make a solution. This is when he and his wife started Groves Capital Inc., a family owned mortgage company, with the lowest rates in the industry. His greatest accomplishments have been growing from 2 people to 415 in less than 3 years on his own, creating a family feel where everyone works together to help others become successful, and much more. In 2022 Chris plans to provide the best platform he can for each of his partners to help them grow and thrive, all while keeping his company standards to 5 stars.
– Kurtis Lee Thomas
Kurtis Lee Thomas, known to many as the “Man from the Stars,” is a world-class keynote speaker and corporate mindfulness trainer. Since discovering the effects of an ancient breathwork technique that single handedly saved his life, he has dedicated his career to awakening the best in people by helping them bridge their subconscious and conscious mind and bring about change. Kurtis is the founder of Breathwork Detox Inc. and leads corporate mindfulness training worldwide, as well as mindfulness retreats, to help both individuals, teams, and companies perform at their highest level. He has worked with and spoken at some of the largest consciousness expositions in the world, as well as top colleges, multiple Fortune 500 companies such as Nike, and some of the world’s most prestigious casinos. Kurtis is also the author of best-selling books “The World is Yours, The Secrets behind “The Secret,” as well as “Breathwork Detox – How to Thrive in The Age of Anxiety.” Through his work, Kurtis helps companies grow and gain a competitive edge by providing a life-changing experience to its employees so they are happier, healthier, and able to perform better.
– Paul Getter
Paul Getter is a self-proclaimed digital marketing nerd, and it’s safe to say that the title fits him perfectly. He is one of the entrepreneurs that overcame a lot of challenges growing up to prove that he could build a good life for himself. Paul ventured into the marketing world after losing his job and without any prior knowledge on the subject. His dedication and passion are what drove him to learn digital marketing, and within a few years, he has become one of the most reputable entrepreneurs in the industry. His level of expertise in digital marketing and his passion for helping others is what makes Paul Getter one of the top 20 entrepreneurs to look out for in 2022. He has built a strong network with most people still seeking his assistance with digital marketing. He has already helped many people take their businesses to the next level. His agency is among the top internet marketing agencies in the world , spending an average of over $250 million a year on paid traffic for his clients. He’s known as the marketer behind many of the biggest names online. Some call him “Kingmaker” because the brands he touches turn to gold.
– Jeffrey Corriolan
Jeffrey Corriolan is the owner and Team Lead of JC Sales Team, a real estate team composed of many agents servicing the Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach market. With over 11 years of experience, the JC Sales Team provides clients with the superior service and knowledge you deserve, whether you are buying or selling a home. Jeffrey was initially attracted to the real estate business due to the relationships that he gets to build with his clients and customers. Today, he is still motivated by the fulfillment of being a critical part of someone’s path to buying a home and making their dreams come true. Knowing how the real estate market works and being able to help people navigate it is one of his passions. Jeffrey puts his clients and community first, prioritizing their wants and needs. With not only great knowledge, but also a great heart, Jeffrey provides his clients with the best real estate service there is.
– Tera Carissa Hodges
An internationally known and respected 7 figure earning life coach, speaker, and media professional, Tera has coached celebrities, politicians, media personalities and over 10,000 women in over 25 countries, spoken on over 100 platforms, been featured in Essence Magazine, Thrive, Hype Magazine, Yahoo, Yahoo Lifestyle and more. Completely dedicated to empowering women, in addition to coaching, Tera has been recognized globally for helping women overcome being bullied because of their success, through her website, www.successbullying.us. The movement has garnered national and international support and media coverage. Additionally, as of December 2021, she has partnered with Culture Greetings, a female owned greeting card line and produced empowerment greeting cards that speak to everyday issues women face available to be ordered directly on their site and available for pickup at Walgreens in all 50 states. Completing her licensing now to become a therapist and recently named as a Global Icon, Tera looks forward to continuing to grow her reach in an effort to empower even more. To learn more, visit www.lrglobalmediagroup.com
– Robert Syslo
Robert Syslo Jr is the Founder of Syslo Ventures, a full service creative agency that provides advertising on different platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, etc. From video production, to promotion training, marketing services, documentary film production, website development & design, and much more, Syslo Ventures provides it all. Robert is passionate about design, video production, and communication, and has dedicated his life to creating unique content for his clients that is hard hitting, impactful, and ethical. He sees social platforms as a great way to connect and enforce the attitude of a brand, and showcase it throughout the world. Through its innovative and unique approach to marketing, Syslo Ventures has remained above the competition. In fact, Robert makes his clients’ success his #1 priority, and works to seek out the solutions to attack any problems they may be presented with in their industry. Today, Robert continues to expand his brand through diverse social platforms and over 10,000,000 people reached.
– Jorge Medina
Jorge Medina Jr. is the Founder of Agol Worldwide, a U.S. based company that provides simplified logistics solutions. Having worked in the logistics industry since he was 19 years old, Jorge not only has immense experience and knowledge, but has been able to bring together like-minded experts to provide the best level of service. With the continued growth of e-commerce, logistics has become increasingly important in the business world. While a product or service may be in high demand, it is necessary to have logistics in place in order to meet the demand and provide financial results. When he realized how flawed the logistics plans of many big companies were, Jorge knew there was a need for his business. Through different types of services for all types of customers, Agol Worldwide is committed to providing its customers with specialized solutions for all their logistics needs.
– Alan Treviño
Alan Treviño is an entrepreneur and networker from Monterrey, Mexico runs a movement through which he helps entrepreneurs and investors. Alan obtained a scholarship at the Tec of Monterrey and earned a degree in Business Creation and Development. After getting involved in network marketing, Alan soon entered the world of financial markets and cryptocurrencies, and was able to grow his passion and make his dream come true. Now Alan’s motivation is to impact others positively, which is why he helps entrepreneurs and investors who are looking to grow wealth and launch their own projects.
– Adam Jablin
Adam Jablin is a #1 bestselling author, certified recovery mentor, life coach and KeyNote speaker. Adam Is the creator of the Hero Project, a high-level coaching program that has helped thousands of people break free from addictions, faulty dependencies, fears, doubt, and anxiety. Adam not only created the transformative program; he also went through his own fight with alcoholism. and addictions – and has been clean and sober since July 14th, 2006. Jablin had a spiritual experience that shifted his entire life. From there, Jablin was committed to helping others, starting with those in recovery and then those in business. Day after day, month after month, year after year Jablin’s enthusiasm for helping people grew, until THE HERO PROJECT was born. Now, Adam uses all his experiences to help others become the hero of their own life. Jablin works with celebrities, professional athletes, influencers, entrepreneurs, entertainers and politicians to Wake Up & recover who they really are. Recently Jablin has been on National Broadcast Television with Fox, CNBC, TNT, BET, CNN, ABC, NBC, and CBS News. He also offers a free online program called THE HERO 7.
– Ishamel Wilson
Dry cleaning is something that a lot of people need, but tend not to think too much about. Ishmael Wilson is challenging people to think more about the impact they can have on the world even through things such as dry cleaning. Ishamel runs an eco-friendly, black-owned dry cleaning chain. They have four locations to include their very own production plant. While they provide services for those customers who frequent their pick-up locations, they also provide dry cleaning services to hotels and other organizations. In addition to all of these other factors, what also makes Ishmael’s business different is that they focus on quality over quantity in everything they do. To find out more about Ishmael, you can check out his instagram here.
Rosangelica Medina Barroeta is a Venezuelan writer and entrepreneur who runs a multilevel company called Monat. She is the author of the Amazon bestseller “Beyond the Mirror,” which was based on her experience overcoming an eating disorder. Currently, she is working on a follow-up book to impact more people and help them improve their lives in the economic, professional and personal areas. For Rosangelica, writing was a passion that helped her through many obstacles. The success of her book propelled her to venture into business with the launch of Monat, a company through which she builds the capacity of leaders. In addition to her work with Monat, Rosangelica and her husband are involved in the restaurant industry, with two restaurants “La Tremenda” and “La Chabella” opening up in Miami, Florida this year.
– James Jiang
James Jiang did not have the typical average start to life. He didn’t endure the usual “go to college and graduate with an immense amount of debt, just to work a dead end to dead end job” type of lifestyle. He didn’t believe college was the right route for him and neither was working a 9-5 to make someone else’s dreams come true. But what separated him from others is that he knew what he wanted and he had a mission to have a huge impact on the world. He not only wanted to succeed himself but he wanted everyone around him to become successful as well! Now, he is recognized as one of the world’s top fitness coaches mentoring men/women globally to help them lose weight, burn fat and build a body they can be proud of! James is particularly passionate about the world of fitness, which is what makes him the ideal coach; he is not just doing this to pay the bills, he is doing it because he loves it. In the new year, he is launching a special program known as the Body Breakthrough Blueprint 2.0. To keep up with all that he is doing, follow him on instagram here.
– Brandon Ivan Peña
Brandon Ivan Peña is an incredible Entrepreneur, Business Consultant and motivational speaker. Having an accent he felt that his success would be limited, but with hard work and dedication he proved himself wrong. Now, Brandon is a well known and influential Business consultant, Founder of 787 Coffee, Hacienda Iluminada and a spanish motivational brand called ‘brandON’. Some of his greatest accomplishments include being one of the first latinos to be invited to a Facebook Conference, growing one of the world’s best coffees, attending and speaking in some of the best conferences in the world:Digital Shanghai, Social Media Week, SXSW, and much more. Brandon always knew he wanted to be a business owner, being able to build his own business, hear customers feedback, and be innovative. In 2022, Brandon wants to continue to impact customers, and switch over his coffee production into the United States. He also wants to keep his purpose the same, focusing on the wellbeing of his team. He knows that if his farmers, baristas, crews, editors, and office staff are well, his customers will be welcomed and appreciated.
– Priscilla Holguin
Priscilla Holguin runs PLR Construction, a general contractor company operated by women like Priscilla, who is also known as Priscilla La Ruffera. PLR Construction does anything related to the construction industry on both residential and commercial properties. They can erect a building from scratch, do restoration projects, replace roofs, windows, exterior and interior planning, or work on patio covers and full basement finishing and remodeling. Priscilla has dedicated herself to the world of construction since she was young, when she would spend time with her father who was a construction worker as he worked. Priscilla launched PLR to empower other women, building on her experience in the profession facing discrimination and other obstacles.
– Alejandro Chaban
Alejandro Chaban, CEO & Founder of health and wellness social networking company Yes You Can! (YYC!)plans to bring awareness of his easy-to-follow lifestyle system by expanding the Company’s presence in North America and other global markets by partnering with former Tupperware executives who will add a wealth of direct sales experience to the recently turned 9-year-old brand . In Venezuela, where Alejandrowas born and raised, a retail distribution model started earlier this year. In September, YYC! products began selling direct to consumers in Mexico, and soon will evolve to be the second direct selling North American market for the Company. The Company has plans to expand into Canada, Greece, Turkey, Russia, China, and South Africa. To stay up to date with Alejandro follow him here on Instagram.
– Sheka Johnson
Sheka Johnson is a business consulting and coaching expert. She was motivated to start High Status Consulting after realizing the wealth gap among people of color, especially women of color. She believes it is important to educate and assist individuals about finance and investments. With High Status, Sheka helps people obtain the information they need to make a difference in their business and families. Sheka has been an entrepreneur since she was 19, and has been able to launch and scale multiple seven figure businesses. She now shares her expertise through High Status so others can build and sustain generational wealth.
– Aldo Lopez
Aldo Lopez is the CEO and Founder of BNEFIT Corporation, a Crowdfunding for cryptocurrency education that will be launching this upcoming April. Being how cryptocurrency has become the new global tendency, Aldo has come up with this business in order to help anyone across the world who wants to learn how to capitalize on crypto. Having been in the business world for over 36 years and helping over 10,000 families throughout his career, Aldo Lopez brings vast knowledge to the table. He has always been passionate about helping others, and this is the perfect opportunity for him to help people have access to cryptocurrency education despite their social status, race, or nationality. This year, his goal is to impact one million people through his knowledge of investments and cryptocurrency. BNEFIT will be the first crowdfunding of its type, based on bitcoins and cryptocurrency, allowing access to any individual who wants to gain the knowledge.
– Jonathan Rivera
Jonathan Rivera runs Determined Financial Group and Determined Credit Repair, which focus on credit education, credit restoration and how to leverage credit for maximum approvals of mortgages, auto loans, and credit cards. He also runs Leads By Jonathan, which is an industry with a lot of moving partners and constant investing in knowledge. Jonathan’s brand is all about self-education. He has been helping business owners make more money and people escape poverty, while continuing to grow as an entrepreneur and business owner.
– Jado Hark
Jado Hark is a real estate mogul that runs The Elite Agency, which provides its clients with high value on the residential, commercial, and investment real estate markets. In his first year as a broker, he received an award as “rookie of the year.” His main accomplishment is helping families find homes and accomplish the American Dream. This continues to drive his agency, especially after COVID-19 impacted so many people. This year, Jado is also looking to grow his investment portfolio, while continuing to help his investor clientele flip houses and generate good returns.
– Michael Meza
Michael Meza, most widely known as “Mike the TikTok Credit Guy” has revolutionized the world of credit. From knowing nothing about credit to having over 25 of the best credit cards, Mike has learned everything there is to know about credit and uses his knowledge to help clients repair their credit. Through social media, he aims to open consumers’ eyes to the reality of credit, and give individuals an opportunity to change their lives through credit. Mike founded Limitless Culture Group in 2019, which continues to rapidly grow and help people understand credit at another level in order to help them achieve their financial goals. By putting their clients and followers before profits, Mike continues to grow his following and show that his business model is the key to success. Now, @limitlessculture has over 500k followers on TikTok and continues to grow. From TikTok and Instagram, Mike continues to take on every social media platform, next of which he will be coming out on YouTube as “Mike the Credit Repair Guy.”
– Rafael Núñez
Rafael Núñez Aponte is a Venezuelan information security specialist, public speaker and businessman, most known for his work with Ethical Hacking. He is also the director of Más Que Seguridad and Enfoque Seguro, two companies that provide counsel in technology security, and MásQueDigital, a pioneer organization in marketing in the web 2.0. In addition, Rafael is the director of two websites: Jovenseguro.com that works against cyber bullying and cpiu.us that works to raise awareness against pedophilia. Rafael also works in Ediciones Ktizalet, an editorial focused on digital books. As a businessman, Rafael is committed to social causes, which is why MásQueDigital has a philanthropic body called Fundasitio, which works to help vulnerable people and communities.
– Dr. Mary Vitale
Dr. Mary Vitale is one of the leaders in the field of childhood nutrition. She is an experienced Health Coach and mother, who knows firsthand the difficulties faced by children and their parents when it comes to nutrition. Dr. Mary Vitale is not only knowledgeable about nutrition, but also has a deep passion for it and the great impact it can have on people’s lives. After a personal health scare, she searched for an alternative to Western Medicine and discovered the ability of the body to heal itself through food. Through her work, she teaches people how, as long as you learn how to take care of your body properly and give it what it needs, anything is curable. She has developed different programs and services related to childhood nutrition, which guide parents on how to encourage their children to eat healthier and start developing good eating habits early on. Dr. Mary Vitale has gotten impressive results through her work with children, and continues to change people’s lives every day through nutrition and health coaching.
– Susana Quintero
Susana Quintero came to the United States 23 years ago. She comes from a humble family where she was taught values and ambition. After she lost her family business during the pandemic, she learned how to fix credit scores. Now she runs Credit Repair 305, a credit repair business to help people take their financial game to the next level. Susana’s next projects include continuing to learn every day to have more tools that allow her to help others transform their lives and that of their families. Moreover, she wants to provide others with a financial education that allows them to have stability and welfare.
– Kail Walker
Kail Walker is a real estate agent and entrepreneur who runs a real estate business and a networking business called riseOMA. Kail was always passionate about real estate, which is why he left his comfortable corporate job once he obtained his real estate license. He has now been a real estate agent for three years and has doubled the amount of clients he helps purchase or sell real estate every year. With riseOMA, Nebraska’s Premier Networking Experience, Kail hosts quarterly networking events with the city’s top entrepreneurs in order to connect them to local leaders, influencers and creatives. Their first networking event had just 17, the most recent one had more than 150.