This 31-year-old brings in $300K with his vending machine business! ‘I only work 4 hours a week’

Marcus Gram is the founder and owner of Joyner Vending. Today, at age 31, I have a thriving vending machine business that brings in more than $300,000 in sales a year. But a few years ago, I lived at home with my mom in Rochester, New York, working a $17-per-hour managerial job. My goal was … Read more

This Airbnb yurt near the Grand Canyon cost $15,000 to set up—it brought in $28,000 a year!

In 2011, Louis Herron quit Ball State University, put his things in a rucksack, and moved west. The man from Indianapolis wanted to get outside more, so he got a job washing dishes at a restaurant near Yosemite National Park. He worked his way up to being in charge of employee recreation, which meant taking … Read more

2 college friends got a $250,000 ‘Shark Tank’ deal with Mark Cuban for their ‘Dorm Room’ business

The founders of Storage Scholars, Sam Chason and Matt Gronberg, went on ABC’s “Shark Tank” to ask for a $250,000 investment in exchange for a 5% stake in their company. Mark Cuban paid his way through college with a variety of side hustles. On Friday’s episode of ABC’s “Shark Tank,” a pair of founders who … Read more

How this 32-year-old ‘Shark Tank’ reject got her product on the shelves at Target

When Melissa Butler, 32, took her line of custom-made, vegan lipsticks — in bright colors ranging from pink and red to green and purple — on ABC’s “Shark Tank” in 2015, she was laughed out of the room. “The chances that this is a business are practically zero,” Kevin O’Leary said in the episode. “You … Read more

29-year-old Charlie got rejected from 15 medical schools—now he runs a million dollar business

After getting rejected by more than 15 medical schools, 29-year-old Charlie Chang decided to start his online teaching and content creation business. In 2014, I was fresh out of college and thought I had my life all planned: Go to medical school, get a six-figure job as a doctor, and make my parents proud. None … Read more

Self-made billionaire entrepreneur Whitney Wolfe’s inspiring success story!

Whitney Wolfe Herd Even during the Internet’s early years, dating websites have always been famous. Fast forward to today, even though millions of people still find potential companions through these traditional dating websites, an excellent chunk of singles has already shifted to using dating apps. Two of the most famous dating apps, Tinder and Bumble, … Read more

World’s top 12 richest peoples age under 30 and their net worth

Gary Wang, co-founder, and chief technology officer of Bahamas-based cryptocurrency exchange FTX, has been crowned the world’s richest billionaire under the age of 30 with a net worth of $5.9 billion, according to Forbes’ 2022 World Billionaires List. This year’s list, which used stock prices and exchange rates from March 11 to calculate the personal … Read more