Home: Brisbane, Australia. Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia. Organization: Vulcan Blockchain. Title: Founder.
Current project: Managing and growing the business at Vulcan Blockchain. Also working full-time as the founder of SafuuGO. Recent recognition: Featured in numerous magazines over the years, including Australian Millionaire, Business Insider, Entrepreneur and Forbes. Latest accomplishment: Most people are thrilled to launch one business in a year. I am excited to share that I opened the doors to Safuu Protocol in February 2022 and Vulcan Blockchain just nine months later. Latest contribution to others: Last year, Safuu Protocol provided investors with an annual percentage yield 383% higher than our nearest competitor. While some investors got nervous and pulled their funds, those who stayed were many times wealthier. What’s been your big (or biggest leap)? From dropping out of high school in the tenth grade and never attending college to running two highly successful businesses.
Personality profile: ENTJ / Commander: extrovert, intuitive, thinking, judging. How would your closest friend describe you? Driven, engaged. How do you define an ideal business relationship? Knowing one another’s strengths and weaknesses and using the skills we’re best at to everyone’s advantage. What is your greatest joy? Reflecting on the impact I’ve had in revolutionizing the DeFi market, despite having grown up in difficult circumstances and in a family with few financial resources. What word or phrase do you use far too often? Never say never.
What was your first paying job? A production job in the textiles industry. What book have you repeatedly read? How to be Rich Ideas from Warren Buffet. What company founder or CEO do you most admire? Elon Musk. I’m not necessarily a fan of his latest venture with Twitter, but have long been fascinated by Tesla. What world event has had the greatest influence on your life? The COVID pandemic.
Don’t limit your income generation to a single source. That’s why I own stock in Amazon and Tesla, two of the most successful business in the world.
What message do you want to send out into the world? Taking on substantial debt to earn a college degree is neither necessary nor desirable for many in order to achieve success. What mega-trend most excites you? The way in which the alternative currency market has responded and taken off over the past few years is an amazing thing to behold.
As a kid, what did you first want to be when you grew up? I never really knew. I bounced from one interest to another, but quickly learned the things I didn’t want to spend time on. What advice would you give your younger self? Never be afraid of hard work. Eliminate distractions if you want to achieve your goals. What period in your life would you do differently, if you could? My childhood. Not that I would change any of it or the valuable lessons learned, but I wish my parents had not faced such tremendous financial struggles so everyone in the family could enjoy one another’s company more often.
Personal mission: To know that I did everything I could to make millionaires and help people earn a fortune through investing. Desired epitaph: He invested his knowledge, time, and skills to help make the world a better place and give thousands of people a more stable financial future.