Patrick Bet-David was only 10 years old when his family immigrated to America. His parents fled Iran as refugees during the Iranian revolution and were eventually granted U.S. citizenship. After graduating from high school Patrick joined the U.S. military before beginning a business career in the financial services industry.
After a tenure with a couple of traditional companies, he was inspired to launch PHP Agency Inc., an insurance sales, marketing and distribution company – and did that before he turned 30.
PHP is currently one of the quickest growing companies in the financial marketplace.Patrick is passionate about shaping the next generation of leaders by teaching thought-provoking perspectives on entrepreneurship and disrupting the traditional approach to a career.
Patrick’s popularity surged and created a buzz in the hearts of entrepreneurs all over the world when The Life of an Entrepreneur in 90 Seconds, a video he made, accumulated over 30 million views online (It became a book in June 2016: The Life of an Entrepreneur in 90 Pages ). That video and scores of other videos constitute his library of edifying, educational and inspirational content about entrepreneurship – all available at Valuetainment, a media brand he conceived and founded. Valuetainment exists to teach about the fundamentals of entrepreneurship and personal development while encouraging people to break from limiting beliefs or other constraints and achieve their dreams. It has been referred to as “the best channel for entrepreneurs.”
Patrick speaks on a range of business, leadership and entrepreneurial topics including how and why to become an entrepreneur and the significance of learning how to completely process difficulties. He is certainly passionate about the need for every person to pursue their wishes, once saying, “Most of the greatest world changers and heroes of all time are at the graveyard undiscovered because they never sold out to their dreams and desires.” Patrick has also hosted a series of one-on-one interviews with some of the world’s most fascinating people, including NBA Hall of Famers James Worthy and Magic Johnson, Author Robert Greene, Billionaire Entrepreneur and NBA team owner Mark Cuban, Indy-500 Winner Al Unser Jr., Apple co-founder, Steve Wozniak, author and entrepreneur Robert Kiyosaki, and many others.