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Serial entrepreneur - Introduction

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by yakuzaemme, Sep 19, 2016.

  1. yakuzaemme

    yakuzaemme Junior Member

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    Hi!

    My name is Emil, a guy in his mid 20's from Sweden.

    I am a serial entrepreneur with several companies running, and of course sold in the past.

    Background
    Started with programming and development, mostly towards gaming, when I was about 10.
    Started my first business at age 16 while still in school (computer science school), and graduated at age of 19 - with 2 active companies and one sold.

    Present
    The past two years has been very successful. One of my very first companies had an incredible growth, and is now one of the top 10 most used websites/apps in Sweden. It's a business directory with opening hours (*removed* - means openinghours.now in swedish) with over 400.000 businesses and growing.

    I also managed to understand the power of social media and reverse engineer how people behave and wish to engage with; and been netting about $250.000 /year from just Facebook.


    I have now started my first physical product company, and combined a passion of mine with an industry that I find fascinating; wristwatches.

    Several months of planning, designing, building, optimizing and finding the right people went into it, and finally released just over a month ago. Feel free to check it out:
    *removed*

    It is truly the biggest project I have ever created, and certainly the hardest one - but I'm super excited every morning to get to work.


    Future
    As with everyone, I wish for growth. My goal has always been to be financially independent by the time in 30 (but if I know myself; I never want to stop working). I'm sure there's a lot to learn from this forum, and I'm excited to begin my journey with you guys.

    All the best,
    Emil
     
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  2. blackbird12

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    Hello and welcome to BHW, your Ambassador Watches website looks great !
     
  3. knowing25

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    Hi emil, welcome to blackhatworld, good luck with your business.
     
  4. AJ2121

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    Hello Emil

    I am from the UK doing really well on product selling too! Would be good to chat! I have some good contacts in Asia if needed! Good luck!
     
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    Impressive. We can learn a thing or two from you.
     
  6. AdonisEnglish

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    Hello and welcome to community, yes your site looks good.
     
  7. Nut-Nights

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    Welcome OP, Your website looks great but you are not allowed to promote your website here.
     
  8. yakuzaemme

    yakuzaemme Junior Member

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    Oh I wasn't aware of that I'm afraid. I read the rules and couldn't find anything about it.
    My goal was not to promote, but to give a little backstory of what I do/work with.

    Should I message a moderator just to confirm?
    Thank you,
    Emil
     
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  9. yakuzaemme

    yakuzaemme Junior Member

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    Cheers for the warm welcome guys. Apparently links are not allowed (couldn't find in rules though), so they have been removed!
    Emil
     
  10. neilbhabuta

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    Welcome Emil
    Enjoy your time at BHW and we could all learn something from you given the journey you have been on.
     
  11. 0xxi3

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    Välkommen! :)

    Checked out your product, seems like a solid piece. I see that you've put in a lot of effort into it.
    Best of luck.
     
  12. techn1k

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    Welcome! Looks like Your set for success! :)

    Your watches website looks awesome. Is it fully custom made (CMS & design)?

    Regards,
    t
     
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    they can be found in your signature no probem. Great work
     
  14. DutchStuff

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    Nice watches too :) However I should remove your name from this article, found your FB profile in 1 min :eek: (if you even consider this as a problem)
     
  15. yakuzaemme

    yakuzaemme Junior Member

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    Not a problem at all! ;)
     
  16. Potatoe

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    Hi Emil and welcome!
    Very nice website about watches :)
     
  17. DutchStuff

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    Ok :) See you around then.
     
  18. PBN.BZ

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    looking forward to learn from you as well... this is a great forum where people can get help from everyone! let's grow in this biz together!