Top Entrepreneurs You Can’t Miss in 2023

Entrepreneurial success is not always about business as much as it is about one’s ability to innovate and create value. This society, the land of opportunities, where hard work and intelligence never goes in vain, has borne scores of entrepreneurial heroes, who have contributed heavily in the wealth building of the country. 

With so much going on in the world today, we decided to showcase the best and most empowering entrepreneurs this year.

Please join us in celebrating the achievements of The Top Entrepreneurs To Follow in 2023.

Grant Cardone

Instagram: @grantcardone

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.

Chris Groves

Instagram: @ceogrovescapital

Christoffer Groves is a successful serial entrepreneur, who is leading the way in the lending industry. He is also a motivational speaker, his tour is called The 110% Movement helping others achieve their goals through a successful road map and a positive mindset. 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 575 over 5 billion in loan production in less than 3 years on his own, creating a family feel where everyone works together to help others  become successful, and much more. This year 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. 

In 2023 he added commercial lending to all 50 states’ platforms partnering with private billion dollar funds and launched a new solar division in 27 states in the changing markets he has pivoted to capture the market’s attention. Chris has changed the lending model through software Innovation and system developments that are new age at every level.

Adam Jablin

Instagram: @adamjablin

Adam Jablin  is a bestselling author, certified recovery mentor, life coach and keynote speaker who has recently been featured on ESPN, Fox, CNBC, TNT, BET, CNN, ABC, NBC, and CBS News. Adam’s mission and purpose is to break people free —to ignite their hero within. That is why he created 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’s work focuses on empowering individuals to take control of their lives, cultivate a positive mindset, and take action towards achieving their goals. Through a range of strategies and techniques, he helps individuals develop the tools and resources they need to succeed in all areas of life. But 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 2006. Incorporating his life experience into THE HERO PROJECT, Adam is working with celebrities, professional athletes, influencers, entrepreneurs, entertainers and politicians to wake up and recover who they really are. As The Hero Project continues to expand, Adam is organizing the first THE HERO EVENT in Miami, which will focus the mind, body, spirit, emotions, finances and take place on June 2nd and 3rd. 

On top of this, Adam is currently working on several projects such as publishing a new book with his mentor Dion who is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and working closely with professional sports teams like the Los Angeles Lakers on RECOVERY from dependencies.

“I am hoping to help 100,000 people ignite their inner hero through The Hero Project” Adam shares, in terms of set goals in the near future. Adam gets his clients to achieve their goals by helping them awaken and reclaim who they are by finding their limitations and changing their identity and what they want and don’t want to tolerate. 

In addition to coaching people through The Hero Project, Adam is planning to launch The Hero Project Podcast and The Angel & The Addict podcast with his girlfriend Emily, The Angel Coach.  All of these efforts contribute to Adam’s overall goal, which is to leave a legacy for every person that he is able to connect with–to know that he has been able to awaken the hero in their life and family. To Embody their best!

To learn more about Adam Jablin and The Hero Project, you can click here.

Gary Vaynerchuk

Instagram: @garyvee

CEO and Co-founder of VaynerMedia.

Gary Vaynerchuk is a serial entrepreneur and the CEO and co-founder of VaynerMedia, a full-service digital agency servicing Fortune 500 clients across the company’s four locations.

Vaynerchuk is one of the most sought after public speakers alive today. He is a venture capitalist, four-time New York Times bestselling author, and an early investor in companies such as Twitter, Tumblr, Venmo and Uber. 

In addition to running VaynerMedia, Vaynerchuk also serves as the CEO of holding company VaynerX, which houses VaynerMedia and new publishing company, The Gallery. Vaynerchuk serves as a partner in the athlete representation agency VaynerSports and restaurant reservations app Resy. Vaynerchuk also runs DailyVee, an online documentary series, and hosts #AskGaryVee, a business and advice Q&A show online.

Tai Lopez

Instagram: @tailopez

Tai Lopez is an investor, partner, or advisor to over 20 multi-million dollar businesses. Through his popular book club and podcasts Tai shares advice on how to achieve health, wealth, love, and happiness with 1.4 million people in 40 countries. Tai also has one of the fastest growing Ted Talks with over 9.3 million views already.

He is an investor, partner, and advisor to over 20 multi-million dollar businesses. Through his popular book club and podcasts, The Tai Lopez Show, shares advice on how to achieve health, wealth, love, and happiness with 1.4 million people in 40 countries. The Tai Lopez Show, gets around 800,000 downloads per month. 

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. 

He has interviewed:  Kobe Bryant,  Hilary Clinton, Rihanna, Jordan Belfort,  Steven Spielberg, Mark Cuban, Chris Paul, Caron Butler & more.

Joanna Riley

Instagram: @joanna.riley

Joanna Riley the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Censia. Censia’s mission is to create a more just and efficient global economy, liberating the global talent pool from unconscious bias and privilege by enabling data-driven talent decisions. Their AI-powered talent intelligence technology allows companies to instantly find, evaluate, and hire passive talent. Their solution can be used directly in the cloud and can be quickly integrated into most applicant tracking systems. Riley is a seasoned tech entrepreneur, thought leader on the future of work, and a strong supporter of women in technology and female-led startups. Her mission at Censia is to unlock the full potential of the global workforce by giving companies access to sophisticated and ethical system intelligence and the most comprehensive and actionable people data available.

Richard Branson

Instagram: @richardbranson

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson (popularly known as Richard Branson) is best known as the founder of Virgin Group which comprises more than 400 companies worldwide. He is also the first and only person to cross the Atlantic in the largest hot air balloon. He, later on, broke his own record by crossing the Pacific in a Virgin hot air balloon. Richard Branson enjoys his work and he parties hard. Believe it or not, he owns 2 private islands. He rents out one of them, and the other island, which is known as nectar island, is where he parties along with celebrities including Mariah Carey, Kate Winslet, Oprah, David Beckham, and so on. He’s known for taking risks and he really enjoys what he does.

Dan Fleyshman

Instagram: @danfleyshman

As the youngest ever founder of a publicly-traded company, Dan Fleyshman has been navigating the waters of entrepreneurship since the age of 23. Selling more than 15 million dollars worth of clothing to department store chains across the nation, Mr. Fleyshman has parlayed his success into the “Who’s Your Daddy” energy drink, landing in 55,000 retail stores.

Now an avid angel investor with a financial stake in more than 36 companies, Fleyshman can be found on the cutting edge of innovation and boundary-breaking efforts. Fleyshman has contributed to many industries throughout his career, including helping to launch one of the top 5 online poker sites on the planet. A diverse approach to investing and a nose for opportunity has turned Fleyshman into one of the most prominent young angel investors in the tech and mobile arenas.

Rob Moore 

Instagram: @robmooreprogressive

At the age of 25, Rob Moore was buried under more than $66k in consumer debt. But within five years, Moore would pull himself free from debt while becoming a self-made multi-millionaire.

Moore has staked his claim to fame and financial prosperity through the founding of Progressive Property and Progressive Success. Now a leading investment and education training company, Progressive empowers investors and entrepreneurs through innovative training in one of the largest and fastest-growing spaces in the United Kingdom.

Understanding that diversity is the spice of life and key to entrepreneurial success, Moore has spent the past 15 years blending entertainment, education and investment. Moore is a 2x world record holder for public speaking, author of 18 books, including “Money,” and host of the business podcast “Disruptive Entrepreneur.”

Sara Blakely

Instagram: @sarablakely

Sara Blakely is an American inventor and entrepreneur who created Spanx, a brand of body-slimming women’s undergarments, and in 2012 became the world’s youngest female self-made billionaire.he ultimately found a hosiery factory willing to produce her footless hose, wrote her own patent application, and chose a playfully endearing product name, “Spanx,” and logo, a young blonde woman modeled on herself. Rather than invest in advertising, Blakely traveled across the United States, meeting and modeling for the boards of stores such as Neiman Marcus.

Mark Cuban

Instagram: @mcuban

Mark Cuban is an American businessman, film producer, investor, philanthropist, television personality, and writer. According to Forbes, Cuban’s net worth is an estimated US$5.1 billion, and he was ranked #177 on the Forbes 400 list in 2020. He is the owner of the Dallas Mavericks and the co-owner of 2929 Entertainment. He is also one of the main “sharks” on the ABC reality television series Shark Tank.

Sundar Pichai

Instagram: @sundarpichai

Sundar Pichai is the CEO of Google and its parent company Alphabet Inc. An alumnus of IIT, Stanford and Wharton, Pichai has come a long way, from innovating Google’s products such as Chrome, Google Drive and Google Apps to leading the software giant and being one of the most sought-after names in the tech industry.

Larry Page

Instagram: @_larry_page_

Larry Page is an American Internet entrepreneur and computer scientist. As one of the co-founders of the multinational technology company Google, Larry Page effectively changed the way the world functions today as Google is a synonym for a search engine in many parts of the world. Unsurprisingly, he became a billionaire after co-founding Google.

Steve Wozniak

Instagram: @stevewozniakofficial

Widely recognized as one of the two important pioneers of the personal computer revolution, Steve Wozniak is credited with co-founding Apple Inc. along with Steve Jobs. Not surprisingly, he has been described as one of the men that changed the course of history through technology. Apart from being a programmer and technology entrepreneur, Steve Wozniak is also a well-known philanthropist.

Tim Cook

Since taking over as the CEO of Apple, Inc. in 2011, till 2020, Tim Cook has, through his dedication, doubled its profits. He was the first Fortune 500 CEO to “come out” as gay, in 2014. A devoted philanthropist, Tim intends to donate most of his stocks to charity.

Satya Nadella

Instagram: @satya_nadella____

Satya Nadella is an Indian-American business executive, currently serving as the chief executive officer of Microsoft. Since he became CEO, the company has seen a 27% annual growth rate. Born in India to a Telugu-speaking family, Nadella serves as an inspiration to millions of Indians who nurse ‘The American Dream’.

Bobby Flay

Instagram: @bobbyflay

Celebrity chef Bobby Flay is best known for his Food Network shows, such as the Emmy-nominated Hot Off the Grill with Bobby Flay. He launched many restaurants, such as the Las Vegas-based Mesa Grill and 19 outlets of Bobby’s Burger Palace. He has also taught at the French Culinary Institute.

Arianna Simpson

Arianna Simpson is a San Francisco-based investor with a focus on cryptocurrencies. She holds a bachelor’s in International Politics and Spanish from the University of Pennsylvania Schreyer Honors College. She worked as an advisor and board member and became a partner at Andreessen Horowitz in 2020. Prior to joining Andreessen Horowitz, Arianna founded Autonomous Partners, an investment fund focused on cryptocurrencies and digital assets. She also helped launch Crystal Towers Capital, an early-stage fund investing primarily in YC companies, in 2015. Arianna previously spent time working in sales and product roles at Facebook and BitGo, an enterprise security company for bitcoin and other digital currencies. She grew up in Milan, Italy.

Robert Pera

Instagram: @_rjp_

Pera is the founder of Ubiquiti Networks, Inc. a global communications technology company that Pera took public in 2011. In October 2012, Pera also became the owner of the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association. He founded Ubiquiti Networks in March 2005 using $30,000 of personal savings and credit card debt. Ubiquiti’s early products utilized existing Wi-Fi technology to wirelessly deliver the Internet to underserved areas (e.g., rural areas and emerging markets) lacking the infrastructure to access the Internet through traditional avenues such as phone lines and cable lines. The company has since successfully branched out into other product lines such as wireless access points, security cameras and traditional networking equipment.

Mukesh Ambani

Instagram: @mukeshambanii5

Mukesh Ambani is an Indian business mogul and billionaire entrepreneur who has a net worth of over $104 billion dollars. During the pandemic Covid-19, Mukesh Ambani raised more than $20 billion by selling 1/3rd of Jio to investors including Facebook and Google.

He’s the chairman and managing director of Reliance Industries, which is a Fortune Global 500 company. His company, Reliance Industries deals in various sectors including petrochemicals, oil and gas, telecom, and retail. Reliance was initially founded by his late father Dhirubhai Ambani in 1966.


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