Brandon Timinsky

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Brandon T. Timinsky
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Born (1991-03-28) March 28, 1991 (age 27)
NationalityAmerican
EducationUniversity of Miami, Florida International University
OccupationEntrepreneur, Speaker
Known forCo-Founding GasNinjas
Websitehttp://brandontiminsky.com

Brandon Timinsky is an American entrepreneur and public speaker. Brandon co-founded GasNinjas,[1] an on-demand fuel delivery startup acquired in a multi-million dollar deal by Silicon Valley-based Exajoule.[2][3] Timinsky's previous projects include a digital agency, social media marketing services, two real estate technology platforms, wearables, and an automotive focused e-commerce business.[4][5] He is an avid propoponent of working remotely and outsourcing labor.[6]

Early life and education[edit]

Timinsky was born and raised in Miami, FL. While a freshman in high-school at Gulliver Schools, he taught himself basic programming skills and started his first business at the age of 15, a viral third-party application on Twitter for gaining followers.[7] Timinsky went on to study Economics at Florida International University and then continued to the University of Miami Business School for Marketing, but dropped out to pursue his business endeavors.[5]

Career[edit]

Since selling GasNinjas, Timinsky has become involved in the Miami startup community by speaking about his experience as an entrepreneur at various universities and startup hubs.[8] Brandon was hosted for a fireside chat by Startup Grind, a global community spanning over 350 cities and 1,000,000+ entrepreneurs.[9] Furthermore, he has taken part in panel discussions about startups and the on-demand economy alongside companies like Uber, Gilt, and Zeel (on-demand massage startup), to name a few.[10] Timinsky also gives back to the community by helping other entrepreneurs as a mentor through the Endeavor Organization and MentorDay.co.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Torres, Carla (July 2016). "Making GasNinjas an Overnight Success". Soho House Magazine No. 35. London, U.K.: ThinkPublishing.co.uk.
  2. ^ GasNinjas Acquisition Announcement in Haute Living Magazine
  3. ^ Ocean Drive GasNinjas Feature
  4. ^ NBC6 Features Segment on On-demand Fuel Delivery App
  5. ^ a b Brainfood Speaker Series Features Brandon Timinsky
  6. ^ "Take Your Startup From Launch To Acquisition, All While Traveling And Working Remotely". Forbes. Retrieved April 24, 2018.
  7. ^ Miami Herald - 6 takeaways from Startup Grind talk by GasNinjas co-founder
  8. ^ StartupFIU Panel Discussion with GasNinjas, MentorDay, and Watsco Ventures
  9. ^ Startup Grind Fireside Chat with Brandon Timinsky of GasNinjas
  10. ^ DisruptMiami Panel Discussion with Uber, Zeel, Gilt, and GasNinjas