Meet Yuliana Topazly, Entrepreneur and Founder of My OutSpace Business Centre in the UK. After supporting start-ups and small businesses for the last 8 years, Yuliana identified the need for providing incubation space and support for entrepreneurs with children through her own experience as a new mom.
“There is so much talent out there hidden behind motherhood, which needs to be supported. Childcare should not be a barrier to a successful career as an entrepreneur.”
He is the CEO of online store Wine Shop Asia and the Managing Director of Links Concept, one of Hong Kong’s leading importers and distributors of wine and spirits. Needless to say, Patricio de la Fuente knows his wines.
Earlier this year, Links Concept celebrated its fifteenth year in business. EFactor sat down with Co-Owner Patricio de la Fuente and asked him about entrepreneurship, leadership, and the challenges it brings:
“Work with people you like, not people you think could be good for your business.”
Ken Tasch from the New York area, is the inventor of the LAUNCH™ Selling and Business Capture System: a simple and easy way to significantly increase the odds of winning new business. Tasch recently retired from over 40 years of starting his own businesses and managing businesses for corporations. His goal in life is to help others succeed, to grow and be more than they ever dreamt they could be; to give back and share his life experience.
When you succeed, celebrate… but not for too long. You’ve just won the Conference Finals, not the Stanley Cup. If you allow yourself to feel too successful for more than a day, you’ll make the terrible mistake of forgetting what got you there in the first place.
Charles Bonello is Managing Director and Co-Founder of Grand Central Tech. Prior to GCT, Charles ran the venture debt practice at Three Point Capital. Prior to GCT, he co-founded River Twice Capital, a global hedge fund started in 2010, where he was an analyst and Portfolio Manager. He began his career at Fred Alger Management as a Research Associate, where he covered the consumer sector. Charles is a Brooklyn native and lives with his fiancee in downtown Manhattan.
“The most rewarding thing about my work is the ability to work with and help so many dynamic and exciting entrepreneurs. I wake up in the morning and jump out of bed so excited to come into work…”
EFactor spoke to the writer of ‘100 Most Iconic Wine Estates‘, Matthew Jukes. Regarded as one of the world’s leading wine experts, Matthew has been working in the wine trade since 1987. He found a way to turn his passion for wines and spirits into profit, and today he hosts corporate and consumer wine tastings all over the world as well as writing a weekly column for MoneyWeek and the Daily Mail:
The proudest moment in my life was the day I was made Honorary Australian of the Year in the UK in 2012. It was very odd and exciting to be added to this heavyweight list. Since 2012, Borris Johnson and Howard Jacobson have joined this group – I wear my pin with pride.
EFactor chats it up with Kendall Almerico, CEO of FundHub.Biz, a Board-Certified attorney with 25 years experience, and one of the top crowdfunding experts in the United States. EFactor spoke with Almerico about crowdfunding and the challenges he faces as an entrepreneur:
If you are going to take this path, you can’t be afraid of failure. Failure is big part of the process of success. Learn from your mistakes, but never give up just because something does not go as planned.
New Zealand, Fiji and South Africa. It may seem like they wouldn’t have anything in common – but they do. Each one of these three places are blessed with prestigious properties; Huka Lodge, Dolphin Island, and Grande Provence. All three properties comprise The Huka Retreats and are the vision of their founder, entrepreneur Alex van Heeren.
EFactor spoke with Alex van Heeren about both the differences and the similarities between the three resorts, the proudest moments in his career, and what it takes to be the owner at one of the best hotel collections in the world:
I have a serious commitment to providing nothing but the best for guests in every way…