Dayo Adeosun – Co-Founder of Glass Protocol

Dayo Adeosun

Dayo Adeosun is a serial entrepreneur and Co-Founder of Glass Protocol. Glass is the first video NFT platform. As a decentralized transparent video monetization platform creating income for 1 billion video creators, Glass helps them make videos and receive cryptocurrency as payment. Dayo is also the Co-Founder of Spott, a platform that helps Gen-Z find …

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Garry Haywood – Founder of Kinicho

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Garry Haywood is an entrepreneur and the CEO and Co-Founder of Kinicho. Kinicho is using its revolutionary approach to build standard-setting high-performance spatial audio solutions to ensure its end-users have the most realistic spatial audio experience. The spatial audio industry has picked up a ton of steam over the past few years. With the rise …

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Ken Nguyen – Founder of Republic

Ken Nguyen is the Founder and CEO of Republic. Republic empowers everyone to invest in the future they believe in by providing access to startups, real estate, crypto, and video game investments. For the longest time, investing in private companies was near-impossible for the average American. That was until Republic stepped in. Now, the process of investing in private companies is as easy as it’s ever been; and Republic is only just getting started.

Ken sits down with The Success Bug and talks about his journey of founding Republic. From growing up as an immigrant, his family had traditional values that wouldn’t typically align with those of an entrepreneur. This upbringing led Ken to an initial career at one of the biggest law firms in the country. Ken talks about how in spite of his corporate beginnings, he always knew he would find his way to starting a business. Ken also talks about the huge hurdles he faced in making private investing accessible to everyone. Please enjoy Ken Nguyen!

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Meg Clarke – Founder of Clapping Dog Media

Meg Clarke

Meg Clarke is the founder of Clapping Dog Media and an expert on Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Clapping Dog Media is an SEO agency that helps creative entrepreneurs get found by Google. With a vast expertise in design, Meg initially started her business by helping others create beautiful websites. But there was something crucial missing: visibility. She realized that no matter how beautiful the websites she created were, it wouldn’t matter if no one could see them. This revelation is what caused her to learn SEO and the rest, as they say, is history.

Meg sits down with The Success Bug to talk about her journey of finding herself while staying at home with her children. A worker at heart, she knew she needed to find a way to create work for herself while being home. Jay asks Meg about what she sees as advantages to being a woman in her space. Meg also speaks to the incredible importance of surrounding yourself with an all-star supporting cast. Please enjoy Meg Clarke!

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Jack Rosenthal – Author of Teen Investing

Jack Rosenthal

Jack Rosenthal is an eighteen-year-old student at Babson College and the author of Amazon’s #2 best-selling book on teen investing, “Teen Investing.” He is also the founder of The Young Investors Club, which he grew to over 100 members in under 90 days and over $120,000 in assets. As just a freshman in college, he’s built quite the resume for himself.

Jack joins The Success Bug and talks about what it’s like to be a college student with the mindset of a seasoned entrepreneur. Jay asks about the social pressures of being in college and their impact on Jack’s productivity. Unsurprisingly, his answers were mighty impressive. Jack and Jay also talk about the importance of self-education at as young an age as possible, and how it impacts future success. Please enjoy Jack Rosenthal!

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Alec Ellin – Laylo

Alec Ellin

Alec Ellin is an American serial entrepreneur and the current co-founder and CEO of Laylo. Laylo builds technology to identify the biggest music fans in the world. Their B2B tool tracks fans for over 1.3 million artists and works with some of the biggest labels, artists, managers, and teams to connect real fans with their favorite artists. Their consumer product is the first technology to track how songs spread from person to person. Fans can compete to prove they can spread a song or artist to 10 or 10 million people, and they reward those fans for their efforts. Laylo’s goal is to provide amazing experiences between artists and superfans around the world.

Alec Ellin joins The Success Bug to talk about how he and his co-founder, Sajan Sanghvi, built Laylo. Alec got his first taste of entrepreneurship with an early passion for technology and music by starting a blog in high school, “The Laidback Life.” After growing that website to over 40,000 monthly readers, a world of opportunities opened up to him. He went on to work at Sony’s Epic Records on the Artists and Repertoire team. Eventually, he gained the confidence to start his own music-sharing app, DarkChart, to combine his technology and music interests.

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Jamie Giovinazzo – Eat Clean Bro

Jamie Giovinazzo

Jamie Giovinazzo is an American entrepreneur and the President/Founder of Eat Clean Bro. Eat Clean Bro is a delivery service of chef-prepared meals based in Freehold, New Jersey. As a former gym rat and lover of good food, Jamie has married his two passions into one and has grown Eat Clean Bro into a multi-million dollar powerhouse.

Jamie Giovinazzo

Jamie sits down to talk about his childhood, his opinions on college, and how he made Eat Clean Bro a household name. Starting from nothing and making meals for his friends, Jamie had an epiphany. Why not build a business doing what he loves (making food) and treat his customers as his friends? Well, that’s exactly what he did. And now thousands of people around the country are eating clean, bro. Please enjoy Jamie Giovinazzo!

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Eli Sones – Two Friends Music

Eli Sones

Eli Sones is an American DJ and producer. He is also the Co-Founder of “Two Friends,” a duo made up of Eli and his childhood best friend, Matthew Halper. The Los Angeles-based duo gained popularity for their remixes, original discography, and hour-long “Big Bootie” mixes.

Eli joins Jay on The Success Bug to talk about how “Two Friends” came to be. From playing video games in their basement as children to attending two of the most prestigious universities in the world, Eli and Matt took the road less traveled. By fully committing to being DJs out of college, Two Friends realized the level of dedication necessary for their success.

Eli talks about the lightning in a bottle Two Friends caught in their hour-long “Big Bootie” mixes, how he learned the fundamentals of DJing, and much more. Please enjoy Eli Sones!

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Jon Birger – Author of Date-O-Nomics

Jon Birger

Jon Birger is an American freelance writer, speaker, and author of Date-Onomics: How Dating Became a Lopsided Numbers Game. A business journalist, Birger is a former senior writer at Fortune and Money magazines and continues to contribute to Fortune. He has contributed to Barron’sBloomberg BusinessWeekNew YorkTime, and The Washington Post.

Jon joins Jay on The Success Bug and the two talk about his journey into the world of journalism. We learn about why Jon doesn’t recommend journalism as a college major and his biggest tips for anyone looking to join the industry. Jon also talks about the details of his latest book, “Make Your Move: The New Science Behind Dating and Why Women are in Charge.” The book is an unofficial sequel to his inaugural book, “Date-o-nomics: How Dating Became a Lopsided Numbers Game.”

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Jon’s books are centered around the science behind dating success for women in the 21st century and how to maneuver with this in mind. You’ll learn all about how he became interested in the idea and how he compiled his information to present in his books. Not only that, but Jon doles out his alternative recommendations for journalistic career paths.

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Zack Clayton – Professional Wrestler

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Zack Carpinello, AKA Zack Clayton, is an American professional wrestler and social media personality. Zack gained a significant following on Instagram by sharing his fitness and lifestyle-related photos in 2014. In 2016, he finally pursued a lifelong dream of his and began to wrestle professionally.

Recently, Zack started a clothing line, where he sells merchandise featuring some of his favorite quotes used to become a successful entrepreneur and media personality.

Zack joins Jay on The Success Bug, and the two talk about his early love for fitness and why it was the foundation of everything he’s accomplished. At a young age, Zack suffered from appendicitis, an abdominal condition. This experience moved him to explore human anatomy and grasp how to treat his body like a well-oiled machine.

You’ll learn all about how Zack first discovered his love for wrestling and why he’s always been his biggest competitor. Not only that, but Zack shares his best tips for anyone looking to pursue their own passions and follow an unorthodox path.

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