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Feras Alhlou – Entrepreneur, Author, And Keynote Speaker

Written by: Deanna Radulescu, Executive Contributor

Executive Contributors at Brainz Magazine are handpicked and invited to contribute because of their knowledge and valuable insight within their area of expertise.

Executive Contributor Deanna Radulescu

Feras Alhlou is a multi-talented individual with a diverse background in entrepreneurship, martial arts, and business consulting. As the Co-founder of Start Up with Feras, Feras is on a mission to help entrepreneurs in the consulting and services space start and grow their businesses smarter and stronger. With a third-degree black belt in Aikido, Feras brings a unique perspective to his entrepreneurial journey.

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Martial arts and entrepreneurship


Feras's first explored several martial arts, and in the last 15 years, he fully committed to Aikido and earned a 3rd-degree black belt. . He emphasizes the balance and discipline that martial arts bring to his life, likening the challenges faced in training to those encountered in business. Feras believes that the resilience and mindset cultivated through martial arts are directly applicable to the world of entrepreneurship.


Scaling businesses and sharing knowledge

Having founded, grown, and sold businesses in Silicon Valley and abroad, Feras has a wealth of experience in scaling businesses from zero revenue to seven and eight figures. After dedicating a year to nonprofit work, Feras decided to share his knowledge and insights with other entrepreneurs. Through his YouTube channel, daily newsletter, and upcoming book on entrepreneurship, Feras aims to help entrepreneurs avoid common pitfalls and achieve success in their ventures.


Key takeaways for entrepreneurs


Feras emphasizes the importance of hard work, resilience, and a willingness to learn from others. He encourages entrepreneurs to assess their strengths, set realistic yet aggressive goals, and seek help in areas where they may be lacking. By planning effectively and iterating on the go, entrepreneurs can navigate the challenges of starting and growing a business.


Connect with Feras Alhlou



Feras Alhlou's dedication to helping entrepreneurs succeed, coupled with his diverse

background and expertise, make him a valuable resource for anyone looking to navigate the world of business. Tune into his YouTube channel and explore his content to gain

valuable insights and advice for your entrepreneurial journey.


To hear his featured episode on Label-Free Podcast with Host: Deanna Radulescu, head to the links below:


Watch: Youtube


Listen: Podcast

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Deanna Radulescu Brainz Magazine

Deanna Radulescu, Executive Contributor Brainz Magazine

Born and raised in Chicagoland, Deanna Radulescu is a seasoned entrepreneur with a background in Business and Accounting. As the former VP of Key Accounts & Business Operations for a $20 million transmission remanufacturing facility, Deanna navigated complex contracts, doubling business size and earning stellar recommendations from major clients. After a life-changing event, Deanna pursued her passion for fashion, founding Deanna Marie Label and successfully launching three collections, including a Kickstarter campaign raising over $5k. A skincare line and a charity event against Human Trafficking rounded out her fashion journey. In 2019, Deanna ventured into podcasting with Label Free.



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