Young Entrepreneur Scholarship Winners For Yanik’s Underground 2013
It’s that time of year again. Yanik Silver’s Underground Seminar is just around the corner. Every year Yanik offers a few promising young entrepreneurs around the world the opportunity to go to his seminar on full scholarship. Each year, hundreds of applicants compete, but only a handful are accepted.
This year is the 5th-year running, and the fourth year that I’ve been hosting it at Retire@21! So usually we only give out 10 scholarships, but because of this years exceptional pool, we actually accepted a total of 13 ! Each one of these young entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to attend the event for free, network with some of the biggest names in business, and learn unique strategies to grow their own ventures.
Look out for these guys (and gal)! You can expect to see great things from them in the future. As always, let us know if you’re going to Underground this year. It’ll be great to see everyone. Find out more about Yanik Silver’s Underground.
- Larry Yu – DigitizeMyBusiness.com
- Daniel Vitiello – DanielVitiello.com, ActNow.io
- Catherine Bronzo – GetRichinCollege.com, Logos4Laptops.com
- Perry Yu – DigitizeMyBusiness.com
- Ryan Krysiak – RMKStudios.com
- Chris McCann – OutlierAcademy.com
- Lukas G Resheske – YoungEntrepreneurAcademy.kajabi.com
- Justus Allen – GetLeadsGetMoney.com
- Wes Schoeb – Fightingravity.com
- Mo Sahoo – Abilitylist.com
- Timothy Kenny – TimothyKenny.com, TimothyKennyUniversity.com
- Jock Purtle – BrokerCorp.com
- James Guldan – 24HourTechStud.com
Larry Yu – DigitizeMyBusiness.com
Larry is a serious student of direct response marketing skilled in lead generation, marketing funnel creation, copywriting, and systemization. He and his brother currently run a web design and digital marketing firm called DigitizeMyBusiness that helps small business owners generate leads, increase sales and boost profits.
His biggest inspirations are Jim Rohn, Tim Ferriss, Johnny Ly, Travis Pastrana, Will Smith and Dan Kennedy. Their ideas and philosophies about life have made a major impact on him.
“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” – Jim Rohn
Daniel Vitiello – DanielVitiello.com, ActNow.io
Daniel has become obsessed with the power of big data and is working on giving ecommerce stores software that will tailor different offers for different visitors in real time.
Catherine Bronzo – GetRichinCollege.com, Logos4Laptops.com
Perry Yu – DigitizeMyBusiness.com
Perry lives his life by 5 core values: Freedom, Connection, Self Excellence, Value and Creativity. He sees entrepreneurship as a way to achieve freedom of lifestyle, connect with people in a unique way, force himself to stay progressive, provide value to the world on a large scale, and spark his natural creativity.
Perry currently runs a web design and digital marketing firm called DigitizeMyBusiness with his brother Larry. On the side, he also does freelance copywriting and has written for several successful product launches.
His top inspirations are Richard Branson, Tim Ferris, Johnny Ly, Dan Kennedy and Mark Cuban. Each one of these entrepreneurs have made a significant impact on the way Perry develops his brand, lives his life, and approaches entrepreneurship and business.
Perry is a self-proclaimed personal-development junkie and lives by a quote he heard from the late Jim Rohn: “Don’t wish it were easier, wish you were better”.
Ryan Krysiak – RMKStudios.com
Chris McCann – OutlierAcademy.com
Chris is the fearless visionary of his two companies: Outlier Marketing & Design and Outlier Academy.
Whether it’s building online marketing solutions for brands or teaching entrepreneurs through Outlier Academy’s online courses, Chris is continuously committed to helping others achieve entrepreneurial expansion.
One of his biggest inspirations is Tony Robbins and Chris is currently devouring any and all training that Tony has to offer.
“Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.” – Theodore Roosevelt
Lukas G Resheske – YoungEntrepreneurAcademy.kajabi.com
Lukas started on the entrepreneurial path midway through college after the terrifying realization that he didn’t have a clue what he wanted to do with his life. His business ventures include local app marketing, ebook publishing, app development, and an interview site designed specifically to guide young entrepreneurs (age 29 and below) to become really, really, ridiculously successful.
He has three main inspirations; his mother Air Force Lt. Colonel (Retired) Julie Resheske, Tim Ferriss, who taught Luke that he really could do everything in one lifetime, and Robert H., who believed in Luke when nobody else did.
“Out of every hundred men, ten shouldn’t be there, eighty are are just targets, nine are the real fighters, and we are lucky to have them, for they make the battle. Ah, but the one, one is a warrior, and he will bring the others back.” – Heraclitus
Justus Allen – GetLeadsGetMoney.com
Justus is an extraordinary entrepreneur – definitely huge things coming from this guy. Justus is the CEO and Founder of GetLeadsGetMoney.com, which is comprised of 3 core pillars – A marketing platform that allows you to license his whole GLGM product line and sales machine, a Gold Inner Circle Family, which is a elite university and incubator for some of the world’s top direct response marketers, and a rapidly growing info-marketing/service business.
Justus is also a full-time professional musician, playing drums with national recording artist JJ Lawhorn. He says his biggest inspiration is “Strategists, innovators, visionaries, young people doing big things, and every one of you who is doing what you love, turning dreams into reality, and bringing more happiness to the Earth! …And, I’m inspired by surfing, music, & hot wings. DEFINITELY hot wings.”
Go check out Justus’ stuff and say hey – he’s a ton of fun, and has a massive vision to bring change and service to the world.
“Fate is for any man too weak to create his own destiny” – Kamran Hamid
Wes Schoeb – Fightingravity.com
Wes and a group of his Fraternity brothers decided to take what was once a performance developed for a charity event, and turn it into a business. The performance group, which does up-tempo blacklight illusion and choreography, is called Fighting Gravity. They have performed in over 5 countries with a majority of their performances having been for Fortune 500 companies. They are and have been in development of their full-length show for the past year.
Wes lists Josh Linkner (CEO and Managing Partner of Detroit Venture Partners) as one his biggest inspirations. “The passion that Linkner directs towards the value and overall importance of creativity assists me in preventing any form of complacency within the business”
” To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
Mo Sahoo – Abilitylist.com
Jhumpa Lahiri, The Namesake
Timothy Kenny – TimothyKenny.com, TimothyKennyUniversity.com
Jock Purtle – BrokerCorp.com
“Think big, make it happen” Donald Trump
James Guldan – 24HourTechStud.com
James was born in Green Bay, WI and graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire with a degree in Computer Science and Business. He created his business while still at the university and continued to build it while getting his degree, partnering with a college classmate along the way. James specializes in technology support for websites, marketing funnels, and almost any other web-based platform. His real passion is always finding a way to answer the question of “Can this be done?” with a YES, and proves this ability on a daily basis for many top marketers in the industry.
His passions include his iPhone, which he has developed apps for — he also enjoys working with/building computers, building his first computer when he was about 11 and has been playing around with them ever since.
“Everybody always has a plan until they get punched in the face” – Mohammed Ali.
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