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10 Young Entrepreneurs to Look Out For in 2019



10 Young Entrepreneurs to Look Out For in 2019

In 2019, we are in the age of the young entrepreneur. With the digital age, many young entrepreneurs are taking advantage of the market. Here are the 10 Entrepreneurs to look out for in 2019.


  • Brodie Kern – Wake Up Wealthy


Brodie Kern is an entrepreneur taking the internet by storm. Growing up in Springfield, Missouri, he went down the bad road of drugs and alcohol. After flatlining and being virtually dead at 21, he was forced to turn his life around.


He started out selling real estate and sold 50 houses in only 8 short months. After making money, he still struggled with mindfulness and started to become obsessed with personal development. After mastering it himself, he developed what he calls the MBSB system – mind, body, spirit, and business. Now, he has grown his coaching program, Wakes Up Wealthy, to over 6 figures in only 6 short months.  

  1. Derek Hurtado – Pivotal Point


Derek Hurtado is a 26-year-old entrepreneur from Scottsdale, Arizona. He started out as a content creator and photographer and had massive success with it. After graduating from Arizona State University, he knew he didn’t want to go into corporate life.


With his experience with social media from his content creation business, he started his company, Pivotal Point. The pivotal point is a high-level social media agency providing organic growth for influencers and businesses. He also co-owns a vacation rental company. He has been able to create financial freedom through his businesses and is very quickly scaling to new levels.


John Danes

John Danes – 99MEDIA

  1. John Danes – 99MEDIA


John Danes is a 19-year-old entrepreneur from Nashville, Tennessee. After being expelled from high school at 16, he was desperate for a change in life. Starting out reselling sneakers and rare clothing, he got quick experience with e-commerce and social media.

After finishing up his high school education being homeschooled, he started his Digital Agency, 99MEDIA. He also has a top 100 business podcast called The No Excuses Show, where he’s interviewed individuals like Grant Cardone, Frank Kern, and Josh Madrid. John has had accelerated success over only one short year, and it’s exciting to see what he’s going to do next.

  1. William Smith – Stockmate


William Smith is a 19-year-old entrepreneur and investor. His investing career started at a very young age. He was a young entrepreneur reselling items, starting lemonade stands, and hosting events. His main driver in life was to support his family, help his sick brother, and create financial freedom.


Three and a half years ago, he started investing using Robinhood. After seeing massive success, he decided to start his company, Stockmate. He created a platform for investors to network, and learn how to invest using Robinhood. He is helping others, traveling the world, and creating financial freedom.

  1. Joe Staiber – StaiberConsulting


Joe Staiber is a 19-year-old serial entrepreneur from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After being depressed and in college, he decided to drop out and pursue e-commerce. After doing so, he quickly grew two e-commerce stores to over $100,00 in sales each. He also had over 250 students in his program.


After realizing Shopify wasn’t his true passion, he moved over to Social Media Marketing. Joe quickly realized that he really enjoyed helping other businesses grow. Very quickly, he’s scaled his agency StaiberConsulting to over 6 figures in less than 6 months.


  1. Miles Banks – Learn Elite


Miles Banks got started with personal development very early. After going through a series of experiences, he decided that personal development and entrepreneurship were the right paths for him.


Now, with his business partner Raphael, he is helping entrepreneurs and influencers alike create courses that sell through Learn Elite. He is helping people spread their message and reforming the education system.

  1. Raphael Freelander – Learn Elite


Raphael grew up in Springfield, Missouri, a mid-west community where life revolves around religious values and fitting in with societal norms. Due to this, the entrepreneurial lifestyle can seem like a fantasy or unattainable goal. Luckily, he grew up seeing his father start businesses and invest in a variety of companies.

Now, he and his business partner Miles are building Learn Elite together. They are working with influencers all around the world and expanding. Over the next year, they’re adding tons of new cutting edge technology to keep winning and innovating.

  1. Jonathon Strange – Xi Repair


Jonathan Strange is a serial entrepreneur who started his first company at 14 years old. During his 9th grade year of high school, Jonathan used his knack for electronics and his entrepreneurial spirit to develop one of the first cell phone repair businesses in central Alabama.


Now, he owns the #1 Repair Headquarters in Central Alabama. He also owns Strange Media, helping businesses and personal brands grow online. Although he had a rocky road growing up, he made no excuses and has an exciting future ahead of him.

  1. Tina Phan – Phaners Digital Marketing


Tina Phan is a 22-Year-Old Entrepreneur from Toronto, Canada. She is currently the CEO of Phaners Digital Marketing Agency. She’s worked with several six-figure businesses, helping them grow by building them a strong online presence and helping others navigate through the online space.


She offers her clients digital marketing solutions to suit each individual need by being extremely knowledgeable on social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube. Her Agency specializes in creating digital marketing campaigns to drive quality driving and helping companies convert their followers into customers. She and Phaners Digital Marketing Agency seek partners out to act as brand ambassadors to develop and expand in the digital marketing community and influencer channels. As well as saving people money and time by providing them with Phaners skill sets and services.

  1. Joey Preston – Digital Performance

Joey Preston is a 19-year-old entrepreneur from Oswego, Illinois. He runs a digital marketing agency, Digital Performance where he helps businesses establish an online presence and then dominate their industry through Web Design and SEO.


Although Digital Performance has only been around for a couple of years now, they’ve seen massive success. They’ve worked with companies worth tens of millions and helped clients get returns up to 300%. Joey has a massively bright future and it’s going to be awesome to see what he does over the next year.