5 Inspirational Entrepreneurs We Can Look Up To

5 Inspirational Entrepreneurs We Can Look Up To

Culture | Nov 04, 2020

Back in 2012, President Barack Obama declared November as National Entrepreneurship Month.

Young entrepreneur on bike chasing his dreams

We can say ABC's Shark Tank has something to do with this because they showcased American entrepreneurship the best way possible, but that might be a bit of a stretch.

Regardless of our hopes and dreams on how the holiday is conceived, we acknowledge their contribution to our nation and appreciate all the innovative entrepreneurs for always pushing the boundaries of creativity.

We all know the stories of Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, Beyonce, and Oprah. So, we'll skip them today and shine the lights on other entrepreneurs we may not know of.

Female entrepreneur in orange power suit

Whitney Wolfe Herd

Whitney Wolfe Herd is an entrepreneur and business executive whose net worth is $290 million. Herd is the founder of Bumble, a dating app where girls make the first move. Since its launch, she has expanded the app's services with Bumble BFF and Bumble Bizz.

She was in the 30 Most Important Women Under 30 in Tech in 2014. Her other recognitions include named one of Elle's Women in Tech in 2016, listed in Forbes 30 Under 30 for two consecutive years, 2017 and 2018.

Marah Lidey

Marah Lidey is known to be one of Shine's founders and CEO, a self-care app that helps its users create daily rituals to calm their anxiety and stress. The app has more than 4 stars both on the App Store and Google Play.

Lidey's goal through the app is to motivate people to live their best lives. Lidey's listed as a World Economic Forum Global Shaper. She is also one of Built in NYC's "Top 35 People to Watch in NYC Tech."

Timothy Armoo

Driven by passion, Timothy Armoo is inspiring other young entrepreneurs to follow their dreams. Armoo is the co-founder and CEO of Fanbytes, an influencer marketing agency based in London. They help brands get trending on social media and be more to the younger generations.

Armoo and his team have changed how brands engage with Millennials and Generation Z. Fanbytes is a trailblazer. Their contribution to the advertising world has been recognized by Forbes, Business Insider, the Huffington Post, and Adweek.

Lisa Skeete Tatum

Lisa Skeete Tatum is an entrepreneur that helps women in the workplace. Tatum is the founder and CEO of Landit, a platform devoted to empowering women and diverse groups in the workplace. The app also assists companies in attracting and retaining diverse talents.

Tatum has been featured in Fortune, Forbes, and Wall Street Journal. She was also listed in Inc.'s Most Impressive Women Entrepreneurs of 2016. In the same year, Fast Company named her one of the Top 10 Innovations That Made Women's Lives Better.

Debbi Fields

Debbi Fields founded Mrs. Fields Bakeries in 1977. Today, it's one of the biggest and well-known retailers of fresh cookies in the US and worldwide.

Since then, Fields has grown her company's reach by opening branches in 11 countries. Debbi Fields' net worth is $200 million.

Male entrepreneur taking a phone call in front of white wall with productivity written on it

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