Founder of two startups «Sprayable» and «Stream»
Ben dropped out from Harvard University to accept an inaugural Thiel Fellowship - a $100,000 grant awarded to the top 20 entrepreneurs under the age of 20 by the billionaire founder of «PayPal» Peter Thiel. During and after the fellowship, he co-founded two startups: «Sprayable», which produced the world’s first topical energy and sleep sprays, and «Stream», which raised over $20 million to help make content creation more profitable for creators, and is advised by Steve Chen, the co-founder of YouTube, and Justin Kan, the founder of Twitch. In his personal life, he is known for various antics such as having lived in an RV for over 4 years to save money, buying a private island with several friends in Canada, traveling all around the world for free and using various life hacks to get hundreds of thousands of dollars in free bitcoins and a free car. Some of his adventures have been seen over 50 million times on Facebook.