In the aviation business, Sergey Petrossov is the youngest influence just of age 28. At that young age, he has already achieved being the CEO of JetSmarter. The company deals with the mobile marketplace, and it’s the largest in the world. He has gained the reputation of a principal, and each day he will try to come up with ways that he can innovate other companies. The hard work and diligence he puts into coming up with new ideas is the reason why he was on the top 30 under 30 in the category of Consumer Technology in Forbes. Besides, Sergey is well recognized in South Africa as being a professional. The zeal that he has to achieve started while he offered his services to other companies.
The other companies that he offered his services to before joining JetSmarter, he was involved in the co-founding of different IT projects. One that gained the most success was an online chat system, and the other was a site for distance learning. Besides, at a private jet operator that was located in South Florida Sergey offered his services. The idea of starting his venture started when he was working on the first tenure that required him to fly a private jet. While he was working on this particular post, he recognized that they were different challenges in the Brick-and-mortar model. It was in that period that the mobile marketplace was developed. Through that, he knew that he would be of help in making use of technology the reason why JetSmarter was founded.
Sergey Petrossov decided to gather his development team in getting the idea he had started. After a lot of planning, JetSmarter in 2012 launched the beta-version together with the element of select users. Since the company was established, it has grown to become a reputable company under the leadership of Sergey Petrossov. Currently, the company is billing itself with 14,000 paid members of the private jets Uber. In the company latter, it’s okay in sharing the seats on the jets once payment is made even by other individuals. Because of the companies diligence, they have offered their services to famous celebrities.
There are several existing theories of how to be successful in any business venture. This warrants one to read success stories of other entrepreneurs that have made it to the top. Sheldon Lavin, the Chairman and CEO of OSI Group is one of the many successful businesspersons that upcoming inventors can learn from. Why is this so? Well, Sheldon Lavin is among the few distinguished personalities to be awarded the most coveted Global Visionary Award offered by India’s Vision World Academy. He received this award during the Academy’s fifth year of acknowledging notable achievers.
The Global Visionary award credits hardworking individuals in different fields that have turned their visions into reality by demonstrating persistence and perseverance in achieving their goals. By doing so, the award inspires and motivates the next generation to work hard so as to achieve their dreams. Sheldon Lavin steered the OSI Group from a small domestic food corporation and grew it into an international multi-billion dollar food processor with over 60 outlets in 16 countries of the world. The OSI-Vista Processed Foods has been part and parcel of OSI since 1995, and has 8 operational locations across India. It offers custom processing of vegetables, meat, and fruits.
About Sheldon Lavin
Sheldon Lavin pursued a course in Finance and accounting at the university and after graduating, he started a financial consultancy firm. Ultimately Sheldon wanted to build a chain of companies offering food and other needs to the consumer. He managed to do so when OSI Industries, previously Otto and Sons approached him for financial assistance which he accepted and managed to grow into several branches of the firm. From Mr. Lavin, you learn that no matter what challenges you face as an entrepreneur, one needs to focus on their dreams and make it work the way Sheldon did.
Paul Mampilly has quite interesting perspectives on investing in stocks, and big tech is where he’s put a lot of his focus on lately. He writes articles about many industry disrupters and how the Internet of Things is where a lot of future economic activity is going to be taking place. Mampilly wrote in his recent article that despite what many doomsday preachers say about robots and their replacement of human labor, there’s been a study out that shows the scenarios drawn up are not quite as dire as they’ve been made out to be. Despite more robots being put out on the workforce today than ever, the number of jobless claims are also at a 50-year low. Paul Mampilly says this is because with robots and automated technology taking over the more repetitive manual tasks, companies have added demands for human labor in other things that they couldn’t before.
Paul Mampilly has been writing his investment advice articles and newsletters for Banyan Hill Publishing for a few years now. He was formerly an accounts manager for Banker’s Trust and ING, and then went on to be the managing director of one of Wall Street’s top new hedge funds. That hedge fund started out at $6 billion in assets under management, but then it grew to $25 billion as Paul Mampilly started making investments for clients that yielded up to 26℅ annually. He bought stocks in companies that were new and few other experts saw growing big including Facebook and Netflix, and he saw his business portfolio grow by hundreds of thousands of dollars because of them.
Paul Mampilly decided after a little over 20 years on Wall Street that it was time to stop working long hours in the office for millionaire and billionaire clients, and share his expertise knowledge with the rest of Main Street America. As an editor at Banyan Hill, he writes his newsletters and articles in ways that the average person can understand, and many of his readers have given him high reviews from seeing their own portfolios perform great. You can subscribe to Mampilly’s newsletters and discover stocks you may have never considered buying before by going to www.BanyanHill.com.
Over the past 20 years, Peter Briger has been playing an integral role in Fortress Investment Group’s headline-toping success stories. Last year (2018) was a promising and impactful year for Fortress a firm at the heart of the finance and investment industry. Fortress Group was acquired by SoftBank, a financial conglomerate, for a $3.3 billion fee. The acquisition of Fortress by SoftBank marks the end to the firm’s era as a publicly traded company. Experts and pundits in the investment and finance industry are terming the acquisition of Fortress by SoftBank as a significant bet on infrastructure.
While we wait and see what the future holds for Fortress, Peter Briger believes that the acquisition will lead the firm into promising markets in the world of cutting-edge technology, the realm of high-end property developments, and in private equity funds. Fortress Investment group started making its headlining stories immediately after its establishment in 1998. During the firm’s assertive ages in the 90s, back when it was a hedge fund, the advisory role that Peter Briger played was a significant contributor to the firm’s robust growth that saw it become one of the highly soughed after financial partner and investor. After ten years of operation, the hedge fund that had successfully transitioned into a world-renowned financial lender and partner was listed on (NYSE) New York Stock Exchange for its (IPO) Initial Public Offering under the leadership of the firm’s executives such as Peter.
Fortress’ listing on the NYSE happened in 2007. After ten years, Fortress Investment Group which had initially gone public was steered back to private equities after the acquisition by SoftBank. Peter Briger played a big role in facilitating the purchase, and at one point, stating that the acquisition was a step in the right direction. The acquisition was duly finalized in December 2017. Details released about the acquisition affirm that Peter and his co-principals at Fortress (Nardone and Edens) will continue steering the firm and its affairs, while the headquarters remain in New York. Softbank will be represented In Fortress’ board, but SoftBank will not be interfering with Fortress’ operations.