Jeremy Straub

Kavita Channe, CEO of Channé Rosé & TV Personality

The Upreneur podcast has partnered up with SCORE, hosted by Jeremy Straub, to help bring engaging conversations with today’s top leaders and business owners. On today’s episode, we sat down with Kavita Channe to get her insight on how to launch a start up in the wine businesses, when she sang happy birthday to LeBron James, and what you can to do scale your business.

Kavita Channe is a sports and entertainment TV host and producer, TV personality, entrepreneur, philanthropist and mother who has successfully broken barriers for women and minorities in both media and television. In addition to her accomplishments in the sports, entertainment and business, she has lent herself to many charitable organizations and is a sought-after speaker and influencer.

Kavita Channe brings diversity to an industry with her array of talents. Whether on the sidelines reporting for an NFL football team, wowing an audience of a morning talk show, or using her entrepreneurial skills to bring a new product to market, she is constantly using her talents to create new and exciting paths for her already inspiring career.

Contact Info:

Website: http://www.ChanneRose.com

Email: kavita@channerose.com

Instagram: @TheChanneRose @KavitaChanne

Twitter: @TheChanneRose

Dev Motwani, CEO of Merrimac Ventures

The Upreneur podcast has partnered up with SCORE, hosted by Jeremy Straub, to help bring engaging conversations with today’s top leaders and business owners. On today’s episode, we sat down with Dev Motwani to get his insight on how he grows his businesses, his meeting with Donald Trump, and what you can to do scale your business.

Dev Motwani serves as President and CEO of Merrimac Ventures, a Fort Lauderdale based real estate firm that focuses on value-add investment and development opportunities. Property types owned and operated include hotels, condos, retail, office and rental apartments primarily in South Florida but also throughout the United States.

Dev is also Founder and Managing Partner of Ramesh Properties, a distressed real estate investment fund focused on opportunistic investments in residential and commercial development sites throughout South Florida. He currently oversees nearly $750 million in development projects. Current projects include the Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences, The Gale Boutique Hotel and Residences, as well as Las Olas Riverfront, all in the Fort Lauderdale area.

Dev is Founder and Managing Partner of Chieftain Residential, a yield-oriented distressed residential fund purchasing single-family homes, and residential land, primarily in the Southeast US and Texas. The fund aims to balance current income opportunities through the rental markets for its single-family home inventory, while also targeting capital appreciation in single family homes and land as the US Residential Market continues to rebound.

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Contact Info:

Website: merrimacventures.com

Instagram: @ motown_fll

Marc Falsetto, CEO of Handcrafted Hospitality

The Upreneur podcast has partnered up with SCORE, hosted by Jeremy Straub, to help bring engaging conversations with today’s top leaders and business owners. On today’s episode, we sat down with Marc Falsetto to get his insight on how he grows his businesses, stays relevant in the changing culture, and what you can to do scale your business. 

The University of Central Florida alumnus and co-founder of JEY Hospitality Group is the mind behind an impressive number of popular Fort Lauderdale concepts, including Rok:Brgr, Tacocraft Taqueria & Tequila Bar, Henry’s Sandwich Station, Pizza Craft and Apothecary 330. His eight restaurants and two cocktail bars bring in more than $20 million in annual revenue.

Marc Falsetto is a hospitality expert with over 20 years of experience. Graduating from the University of Central Florida with a degree in finance with a specialization in real estate. Falsetto specializes in business operations, management and training, menu development and venue layout and design, restaurant and hospitality acquisitions, lease negotiations, capital partnerships, strategic growth and expansion strategies.

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Contact Info:

Website: jeygroup.com

Email: marc@jeygroup.com

Instagram: @marc_falsetto @rokbrgr @tacocrafttaqueria @pizzacraft_pizzeria  @henryssandwich @apothecary330 @mercadonegro305