Where Young Entrepreneurs Turn Their Dreams Into Business.

Meet The Brightest Entrepreneurs From Today and Tomorrow…

Where can a young entrepreneur figure out how to turn their dreams into reality? Just take a step into the Shrimp Tank. The Shrimp Tank brings you interviews with some of the most successful business owners in the United States to learn the do’s and don’ts of starting and running a successful business. We don’t fund any business, but we do teach kids how to turn their business ideas into a successful business.

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matt hulseMark Scribner oXYGen Financial & Hyperchat Social

Mark has been an entrepreneur, leader, and social media pioneer in the financial services industry. Mark has been an industry top advisor working for several Wall Street firms and is a Managing Director, Personal CFO at oXYGen Financial Boston, a financial services company servicing more than 4,000 clients and servicing over 1.7 Billion dollars. Mark has been quoted in Forbes and The Wall Street Journal on best practices and use of Social Media in the Financial Services Sector. Mark is an accomplished Ultra Endurance Athlete having completed over 17 Ironman Races, numerous marathons and Ultra Running races as well as a solo swim attempt crossing the English Channel to benefit Dana Farber Cancer Research. In Mark’s free time, he is an NFL photographer as an assistant for The Arizona Cardinals. Mark lives in Boston, MA with his wife Michelle and four kids.

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matt hulseMark Scribner oXYGen Financial & Hyperchat Social

Mark has been an entrepreneur, leader, and social media pioneer in the financial services industry. Mark has been an industry top advisor working for several Wall Street firms and is a Managing Director, Personal CFO at oXYGen Financial Boston, a financial services company servicing more than 4,000 clients and servicing over 1.7 Billion dollars. Mark has been quoted in Forbes and The Wall Street Journal on best practices and use of Social Media in the Financial Services Sector. Mark is an accomplished Ultra Endurance Athlete having completed over 17 Ironman Races, numerous marathons and Ultra Running races as well as a solo swim attempt crossing the English Channel to benefit Dana Farber Cancer Research. In Mark’s free time, he is an NFL photographer as an assistant for The Arizona Cardinals. Mark lives in Boston, MA with his wife Michelle and four kids.

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matt hulseJohn Werner 

John Werner has created a career out of bringing ideas, networks and people together to generate powerful results. Currently, John serves as Managing Director and Partner at Link Ventures. Before joining Link Ventures, John’s deep curiosity and penchant for problem-solving led him to a diverse set of roles spanning many fields and interests. Previously, John was a VP at Meta, a Y-Combinator augmented reality startup based in Silicon Valley. John’s also served as the Head of Innovation and New Ventures at the MIT Media Lab’s Camera Culture Group, and the Managing Director of Emerging Worlds SIG, where he led the launch of collaborative innovation centers in Mumbai, Nashik, and Hyderabad.

John channels his passion and curiosity into cultivating platforms for thought and exchange. He is the Founder & CEO of ARIA, a community focused on the potential of augmented reality and the Blockchain+AI+Human, which takes place at MIT and the World Economic Forum in Davos with MIT Professor Sandy Pentland. John is also a Director with TEDxMIT and founded Ideas in Action Inc., a non-profit that creates and produces TEDxBeaconStreet, whose talks have accumulated 250+ million YouTube views.

John is also the co-Founder of Citizen Schools, an advisor for PhotoButlerVestigo Ventures and Founders Forum (Boston), an MIT Connection Science Fellow, a Loeb Fellow at the Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design and a graduate of Hamilton College. John was recognized by Harvard Business Review for his leadership; by BostonInno in 2014 as a top 50 on Fire in Boston; Boston Chamber with a TOYL (Ten Outstanding Young Leaders) Award in 2006. In his free time, John is a passionate photographer and an accomplished triathlete (qualified for the worlds and 4x nationals). John and his family live in Brookline, MA.

matt hulse

John Werner 

John Werner has created a career out of bringing ideas, networks and people together to generate powerful results. Currently, John serves as Managing Director and Partner at Link Ventures. Before joining Link Ventures, John’s deep curiosity and penchant for problem-solving led him to a diverse set of roles spanning many fields and interests. Previously, John was a VP at Meta, a Y-Combinator augmented reality startup based in Silicon Valley. John’s also served as the Head of Innovation and New Ventures at the MIT Media Lab’s Camera Culture Group, and the Managing Director of Emerging Worlds SIG, where he led the launch of collaborative innovation centers in Mumbai, Nashik, and Hyderabad.

John channels his passion and curiosity into cultivating platforms for thought and exchange. He is the Founder & CEO of ARIA, a community focused on the potential of augmented reality and the Blockchain+AI+Human, which takes place at MIT and the World Economic Forum in Davos with MIT Professor Sandy Pentland. John is also a Director with TEDxMIT and founded Ideas in Action Inc., a non-profit that creates and produces TEDxBeaconStreet, whose talks have accumulated 250+ million YouTube views.

John is also the co-Founder of Citizen Schools, an advisor for PhotoButlerVestigo Ventures and Founders Forum (Boston), an MIT Connection Science Fellow, a Loeb Fellow at the Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design and a graduate of Hamilton College. John was recognized by Harvard Business Review for his leadership; by BostonInno in 2014 as a top 50 on Fire in Boston; Boston Chamber with a TOYL (Ten Outstanding Young Leaders) Award in 2006. In his free time, John is a passionate photographer and an accomplished triathlete (qualified for the worlds and 4x nationals). John and his family live in Brookline, MA.

Founders

Lee R. Heisman/ Savant Comprehensive Technologies Lee R. Heisman is the owner and CEO of Savant Comprehensive Technologies, My School Pool and Ask a Privacy Officer. Prior to this, Lee was the founder and CEO of H and W Printing and Brainstorm Design Works, a full advertising agency and commercial printing firm located in Atlanta, GA. He has a Master Degree from Rutgers University and is on the Advisory Board of the KSU Entrepreneurial Center. Lee has sold 2 of his previously owned businesses over the years through mergers and acquisition. Before launching his Entrepreneurial Career, Lee was a Licensed Physical Therapist in New Jersey for 3 years.

Lee R. Heisman/ Savant Comprehensive Technologies Lee R. Heisman is the owner and CEO of Savant Comprehensive Technologies, My School Pool and Ask a Privacy Officer. Prior to this, Lee was the founder and CEO of H and W Printing and Brainstorm Design Works, a full advertising agency and commercial printing firm located in Atlanta, GA. He has a Master Degree from Rutgers University and is on the Advisory Board of the KSU Entrepreneurial Center. Lee has sold 2 of his previously owned businesses over the years through mergers and acquisition. Before launching his Entrepreneurial Career, Lee was a Licensed Physical Therapist in New Jersey for 3 years.

Ted Jenkin/ oXYGen Financial & Hyperchat Social Ted has been an entrepreneur, leader, and social media pioneer in the financial services industry. Ted founded Atlanta based oXYGen Financial, a financial services company servicing more than 2,500 clients and  servicing over 2.3 Billion dollars. Ted has been quoted in more than 75 publication and newspapers including being a featured columnist for the Wall Street Journal The Experts and appearing frequently on CNN’s Headline News Weekend Express. He runs one of the top 15 personal finance blogs in the country www.yoursmartmoneymoves.com, and is one of the top 10 social media financial advisors in the country according to Brightscope. He has been a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ for more than 19 years and has six advanced designations from the College for Financial Planning (CFP®, CRPC®, CRPS®, AWMA®, AAMS®, CMFC®). Ted lives in Milton, GA with his wife Genna and three kids. BrokerCheck link: http://brokercheck.finra.org/

Ted Jenkin/ oXYGen Financial & Hyperchat Social Ted has been an entrepreneur, leader, and social media pioneer in the financial services industry. Ted founded Atlanta based oXYGen Financial, a financial services company servicing more than 2,500 clients and  servicing over 2.3 Billion dollars. Ted has been quoted in more than 75 publication and newspapers including being a featured columnist for the Wall Street Journal The Experts and appearing frequently on CNN’s Headline News Weekend Express. He runs one of the top 15 personal finance blogs in the country www.yoursmartmoneymoves.com, and is one of the top 10 social media financial advisors in the country according to Brightscope. He has been a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ for more than 19 years and has six advanced designations from the College for Financial Planning (CFP®, CRPC®, CRPS®, AWMA®, AAMS®, CMFC®). Ted lives in Milton, GA with his wife Genna and three kids. BrokerCheck link: http://brokercheck.finra.org/