Alex Khan is a serial entrepreneur, speaker, editor, and social media coach.
Personal website: alexkhan.tv.
1st start-up Modelôme: 100,000 applications
Alex Khan’s business career started early. While studying for his Business Administration degree at LMU Munich, Alex was already Managing Director and shareholder of social networking company AttractivePeople. After graduating he left AttractivePeople and followed every entrepreneur’s dream. He started his own company, social network Modelôme, which has received more than 100,000 application requests since its launch in 2010.
2nd start-up TrendU: 150,000 members and millions of mobile page views
At the beginning of 2013, Alex moved to Berlin to found TrendU. The first mobile fashion marketplace in Germany focused exclusively on women. Its goal was to make it straightforward and fun for everyone to shop and sell the most fashionable clothes. In its first year TrendU attracted more than 150,000 members with millions of mobile page views per month.
3rd start-up Bella Candles: Selling 155,000 candles in less than 2 years
In 2014, Alex became shareholder and started working for BellaCandles. The e-commerce company has offices in the US, Asia and Europe. Alex was in charge of the US market and helped to sell 155,000 scented-candles in the first 18 months.
#Wekhan: Reaching 13 million people and 100 million impressions in 90 days.
In 2015, Alex went on to show what is possible when approaching social media the right way. He started his case study on 26 March 2015, the date Periscope officially launched. Alex used his social media experience to build himself, Alex Khan, as a brand. In the first year he gained more than 400,000 followers.