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Tam Khan - Cracking the Dubai Code: Hustle, Network, and the Raw Truth About Living in the Ultimate Playground!
43:17Welcome to another episode of Startups and Unicorns, the platform where we delve deep into the realms of business, sports, and what it's like to be friends with Andre Tate. This guest is a master of many arenas: a savvy businessman running one of Dubai's leading MMA gyms and orchestrating high-profile fight nights that are the talk of the town. His circle isn't limited to fighters. Can you guess? Tam Khan! Tam is known for his close friendship with serial entrepreneur and social media star Andrew Tate, and a host of other celebrities." So, if you're intrigued by a city of luxury, a playground for the ultra-rich, and a magnet for ambitious expatriates, you are in for a treat. We really break it down in a juicy tell-all about what it's really like to live in Dubai. Including: The Glitz and Glam The Networking Tax-Free Income The Cost of Living Cultural Barriers And more! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Ruslan Kogan's Billion-Dollar Sales Success Story with Kogan.com
48:42From housing commission to the billion-dollar dream! In today's podcast, we're about to dive into the extraordinary journey of a true game-changer in the tech and e-commerce world – Ruslan Kogan. Hailing from Australia, Ruslan's story is a classic rags-to-riches tale. He took the e-commerce scene by storm, building an empire that completely transformed the way we shop and interact with technology. What sets Ruslan apart is his relentless pursuit of making high-quality tech accessible and affordable for everyone. He saw the untapped potential of e-commerce and fearlessly disrupted the market, challenging the status quo like a boss. But Ruslan's impact goes far beyond selling products. He's a visionary who understands the pulse of the market and the desires of consumers. He's always ahead of the curve, predicting trends and adapting his business accordingly. In the cutthroat world of entrepreneurship, Ruslan's resilience and unwavering belief in his vision have made him a true inspiration. He's a living testament to the power of perseverance and adaptability, showing us that anything is possible if you're willing to hustle and follow your gut. So, join us as we step into the brilliant mind of Ruslan Kogan. We'll uncover the invaluable lessons he's learned, celebrate his achievements, and get a sneak peek into the future of technology and e-commerce through his visionary eyes. Get ready to be inspired, motivated, and challenged to take your own entrepreneurial journey to the next level. This is one podcast episode you won't want to miss!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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From Immigrant to Entrepreneur: The Alborz Fallah Story
55:08On this episode on Satrtups and Unircorns, we chat with Alborz Fallah, a computer prodigy who migrated from Iran to Australia at the age of nine. We'll explore his journey of establishing Australia's top-rated car comparison site, selling it for an impressive $62 million, and embarking on his next entrepreneurial venture and how his wife played a crucial role in his success.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
First Solo Episode! NO. HOLDING. BACK.
53:00First Solo Episode! NO. HOLDING. BACK. This has to be the most vulnerable podcast I have EVER done. An uncensored and intimate look at my life as I reveal all and delve into the things that have previously been off limits.From personal experiences to untold stories about me, love life and business. I'm giving you a front-row seat to my journey and the lessons I've learned along the way as a small-town country girl giving it a go.I answered your questions and gave you my opinion based on the experiences I've been through.This is the perfect opportunity for you to get to know the real me, on a deeper level, not the B you see online. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5 Massive Moments.
34:55Join me as we relieve five great moments from 2022. This episode includes Jim Penman, Dr D martini, Gabby Leibovich, Stuart Cook & Sam Wood. Thank you for listening to the podcast this year, and we're excited to present you with even more content next year!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sam Wood - From the Bachelor to 71 million dollar exit 🔥
48:11I'm so excited to share my chat with a fitness trainer, family man and entrepreneur, Bachelor star Sam Wood. Founder of 28 by Sam Wood and The Woodshed, one of Australia's biggest personal training studios, Sam likes to think that he started young with the business side of life. After growing up with his dad, who also had an entrepreneurial mind, and his great run on The Bachelor in 2015, he launched Gecko Sports - Australia's first-ever kid's gym, which grew to 30 franchises. From then on, he's also created 28 by Sam Wood - celebrity trainer and regular media commentator - and The Woodshed, which really shows his knack for business. Now, Sam is the ambassador of The Better Project for The Kids Cancer Project, as well as a host on his brand new podcast, 'The Wood Life'. 28 by Sam Wood, his online diet and fitness program, was sold to a Melbourne DNA testing company for a whopping $71 million. Check out the article here.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Stuart Cook - Reducing our impact on the world with his plant-based restaurant, Flave.
50:18Talking about the highs and lows of success with Stuart Cook, we chatted with the previous Australian Young Entrepreneur of the Year about all things business. Stuart became the CEO of Zambraros at the age of 23, and saw the restaurant grow to $75 million in sales in 6 years. Now, co-CEO and Founder of his new restaurant Flave, the plant-based business aims to help people reduce their impact on the world by switching to a plant-based diet, one incredibly delicious meal at a time. Enjoy! Please let me know your thoughts by sending me a DM @belindaagnew.eth on IG or search my name on linkedIn ‘Belinda Agnew’ www.belindaagnew.com.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jim Penman - Building Australia’s Largest Franchising Family from the Grass Up
53:00In this episode, we chat with the brilliant creator and CEO of Jim’s Group, Jim Penman.Beginning with a $24 investment into his humble mowing side-hustle, Jim grew his business into the largest Australian franchise chain.Jim and I take the time to chat about his very active involvement in the business and how he personally talks with customers for any serious complaint, as well as his PhD work and research into treatments for mental illnesses and addictive disorders.Jim’s gone through all the aspects of growing a franchise, so he’s definitely one to listen to.Enjoy! Please let me know your thoughts by sending me a DM @belindaagnew.eth on IG or search my name on LinkedIn ‘Belinda Agnew’ www.belindaagnew.com.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The future of Blockchain and NFT chat with PG and SM
44:36In this episode on Startups & Unicorns, we feature Stephen Moss and Prashant Gami. Stephen Moss is an expert within the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry and currently leads the team at BullionFX. Prashant is leading innovation using technology at xEnabler - a successful IT innovation company, where he has digitally transformed a number of Australian businesses using innovative technologies. Enjoy! Please let me know your thoughts by sending me a DM @belindaagnew.eth on IG or search my name on LinkedIn 'Belinda Agnew' | www.belindaagnew.com.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Amal Wakim – From quitting Google to Forbes 30 Under 30
48:11In this episode, I had the opportunity to sit down with this phenomenal Woman! She has proven herself in multiple ways in the tech world, particularly by building the 14th FASTEST growing tech brand in Australia! Amal has used her past not-so-great relationship with food to build herself into the fitness competition world, and as result developing Equalution, the app that helps you learn to eat according to your unique nutrient targets, allowing users to still enjoy their favourite foods and get the results they’ve always dreamed of. 🍕 🍦 🍝 Enjoy! Please let me know your thoughts by sending me a DM @belindaagnew.eth on IG or search my name on LinkedIn 'Belinda Agnew' www.belindaagnew.com.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.