CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR FINALISTS!

MEET THE MODERN ONTRAPRENEURS OF 2017

Anyone can say that they’re an entrepreneur, but to be truly successful you have to be dedicated, passionate, driven, and willing to work harder than anyone else you know. Your business requires all of your time and more energy than you thought humanly possible, all to make a positive impact on the world around you. 

Meet the five revolutionary business leaders who have overcome the odds and taken strides to transform their businesses:
Joan T. Randall
Founder, Victorious You

Joan Randall is an international speaker, author, and personal development coach. She is president of Joan T. Randall Enterprises and the founder of Victorious You. As a domestic violence survivor who is thriving, she is a transformation catalyst who empowers women to go from stuck to success. Through her personal experiences, she has developed a guaranteed 5 step strategy called “Finding a Way Out,” proven to support women as they transform from broken to brave, victim to victor, and survivor to thriver. Before becoming an entrepreneur, Joan’s career began in sales at Macy’s, where she advanced to become a Vice President. Joan has written two best selling books and has made appearances on Fox News, CNN, NBC and ABC.

joantrandall.com

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Alanna Kaivalya
The Yoga Doctor

Often referred to as the “Yoga Doctor”, Alanna Kaivalya, Ph.D., has made it her mission to help yoga teachers embody their knowledge, take their skills to the next level, and create more impact in the world. Alanna holds a Ph.D. in Mythology, and has authored three books and numerous guides on yoga, spirituality, and mythology. Since becoming the host of the first-ever yoga podcast in 2005, Alanna has continued finding ways of providing access to yoga education for instructors hoping to make a career out of their spiritual practice throughout the world. She achieves this through multiple courses on alannak.com, including the world’s first 500 hour online teacher training with YogaDownload, as well as The Modern Mystery school. 


alannak.com
Scott Hawksworth
Founder, AudioSkills

Scott Hawksworth launched AudioSkills to give musicians and aspiring music producers an easier way to record, mix, master, and produce their own music. Scott, a lifelong musician and audiophile, realized his passion for "DIY music" was shared by many millions of people all over the world. He works with expert audio professionals (including Grammy Award winners) to regularly release new premium courses to the AudioSkills community. Scott also hosts the popular AudioSkills Podcast. The AudioSkills team believes it is currently a “Golden Age” for do-it-yourself music production and is on a mission to help self-produced artists bring out the best of their musical ideas so they can share their music with the world.

audioskills.com
Caz and Craig Makepeace
Co-Founders, Y Travel Blog

Caz and Craig are the founders of ytravelblog.com, one of the world's most influential travel blogs. Since they first launched the blog in 2010, the site has grown to a monthly readership of over 350,000 visitors who come for the in-depth tips about how to travel with kids and a budget. They have been featured as travel experts on The Today Show, Travel & Leisure, Lonely Planet, Forbes, and CNN online and were invited to attend the White House as a top digital travel influencer. They’ve worked with some of the biggest brands and travel destinations in the world and regularly speak at travel events and blogging conferences. When not travelling and writing about it, you can find them swinging in a beach hammock at sunset to the tunes of Jack Johnson or screaming in the stands of their favourite sporting match.

ytravelblog.com
Kate Northrup
Founder, Origin Collective

As an entrepreneur, bestselling author, mother, and activist, Kate Northrup supports ambitious women in lighting up the world without burning themselves out in the process. Committed to empowering women entrepreneurs to create their most successful businesses while navigating motherhood, Kate is the founder and CEO of Origin Collective, a monthly membership site where women all over the world gather to achieve more while doing less. Her first book, Money: A Love Story, has been published in five languages. Kate’s work has been featured by The Today Show, Yahoo! Finance, Women’s Health, Glamour, and The Huffington Post, and she’s spoken to audiences of thousands with Hay House, Wanderlust, USANA Health Sciences, and more. Kate lives with her husband and business partner, Mike, and their daughter Penelope in Maine.

katenorthrup.com
The Grand Prize winner will be revealed onstage at ONTRApalooza 2017, THE Modern Marketing Summit.
 
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