Forbes: Why This Founder Is Starting A Movement To Empower Young Entrepreneurs

Meet Ash Kumra, a two-time White House award winner, speaker, author, and former talk show host. After launching a handful of businesses that lacked real substance and purpose, Kumra has reversed his approach to entrepreneurship to lead with the consumer first–and it’s rewarding him more than ever.

Kumra’s journey to entrepreneurship began when he spontaneously gave a speech to his entire college fraternity for the chance to speak at a nation-wide Greek conference–and won. While the other contenders spoke for minutes on end, Kumra kept it short and sweet, with the unforgettable words, “I eat, drink, and sleep greek life,” before dropping the mic and exiting stage.

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Ideation Collective: Winning Awards from the White House, Writing Books and Inventing a Media Business for the Next Generation

Ash is currently helping run Youngry (a media company informing, inspiring and elevating young & hungry minded entrepreneurs to thrive), Trade Kraft Media (a knowledge video network to help millennial entrepreneurs thrive) and Kolab Agency ( a top North American social media agency with clients including Giant Bicycles, Apl.De.Ap of the Black Eyed Peas., Pirelli, Tourism Board Dept. Philippines & Olloclip).

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Source/Date: Ideation Collective/June 2016

Business Innovators: Ash Kumra on Getting Your Startup to Start…Up.

We are here today with award-winning entrepreneur, author, and public speaker Ash Kumra. He’s been written about in articles and magazines, he’s been on talk shows, in fact, he’s made it all the way to the white house, recognized not just once but twice! We are going to pick his brain to get some insight on getting that startup to start.. up

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Source/Date: Business Innovators Magazine/June 2016

Sigma Phi Epsilon 40 Under 40 Writeup:

SigEp’s mission is Building Balanced Men. But what does a balanced man look like? There are countless alumni who embody the ideal. Sound Mind and Sound Body are core to their sense of self, and the Cardinal Principles cemented in their college years continue to guide their careers and personal lives.

We hope you enjoy the Journal’s first endeavor to highlight some of SigEp’s most exciting young alumni. Together, they represent the diversity of our brotherhood and the strength of our alumni network. What do they have in common? Each is a living example of our Balanced Man Ideal. And each is actively fulfilling his lifetime responsibility of brotherhood by helping build the next generation of balanced men.

The Journal staff and our selection committee believe it is impossible to rank our alumni, and no list of 40 will ever be complete. So many of our graduates deserve the Fraternity’s attention and praise. Know a brother who deserves to be featured in a future issue? Let us know—we hope to keep the SigEps under 40 conversation going.

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Source/Date: Sigma Phi Epsilon National Fraternity/January 2016