How Garrett Atkins Defied the Odds to Become a top-class Entrepreneur

    Very few people get to live their dreams, to wake up every day and experience that rare feeling of success. At the tender age of 23, Garett Atkins managed to beat the statistics and become one of the few young, serial entrepreneurs in the world, building two flourishing companies from the ground up. Now only 27 years old, Entrepreneur Garett Atkins seeks to empire other young people who feel like it’s impossible to catch a break, and, hopefully, coach others into building successful enterprises. 

    What You Need to Know About Garrett Atkins

    At only 23, Garrett Atkins made a name for himself by starting a very successful digital advertising agency called VIE media. He built several partnerships with top brands, startups, and medium-sized SMEs, building a franchise that is now one of the most respected in St. Louis. This company has made significant strides since then, growing from a revenue stream just shy of $2000 to over $1.25 million in 2019! 

    Three years later, after his first company became a huge hit, Garrett went on to start his second enterprise, (, a move that earned him the prestigious title of a serial entrepreneur. This company did have an even more rapid growth curve, clocking over 35 yearly contracts in half a year, and becoming a household name. 

    A 27 Year Old’s Take On Taking Two Companies From 0 To 100

    The first key point is the need for an enterprise. To meet and interact with people with similar ideas. You can not do it alone. The implementation of an idea, the process of building something into fruition requires consultation with people who know what they’re doing and getting tips on how to run a successful business. 

    It wasn’t an easy road, by any means. Building a successful full-service digital advertising firm from scratch needed a lot of financial investment, time and partnerships. Convincing household brands like Arsenal credit union, Metro powered by T-mobile and other top brands required establishing a system of trust and professionalism. This was by no means an easy feat. 

    Garretts drive is built on the need to succeed, to be at the front end of enterprises that not only make money but also give back to society by helping to uplift small and medium enterprises in St. Louis. From being 22 and broke, Garrett Atkins can now boast of industry partnerships with several startups, helping them gain their footing and expand into reliable enterprises. 

    The emphasis here is commitment, persistence, patience, and consistency. It takes a lot to build an enterprise, and without thick skin, most people typically don’t get very far. Garrett insists that there is no quick fix, you have to work your fingers to the bone, and have your eyes on the prize. The most important thing here is to know what you’re working towards and to get rid of anything that may divert your attention from this prize. 

    Bottom Line

    Having the right passion makes all the difference. It improves work ethic and it also improves personal growth. That all comes as you find yourself more and more devoted to the craft that you are refining. Also making connections and building long lasting relationships also starts with doing business the right and honest way. When you help other individuals then the help comes full circle because people admire those individuals who are willing to go the extra mile for others.

    Garrett Atkins is all about giving back to the society, with several public speaking forums under his belt. These forums invite several big-name industry experts who help others gain a bit of insight on building and running successful enterprises, allowing people to mingle, and share ideas on a neutral platform. He has identified that these platforms are a great place to grow his enterprises, while still helping others find some common ground.


    • Tony "Disrupt" Delgado

      CEO of Disrupt Magazine

      Tony Delgado ( @disruptceo ) is a Puerto Rican-American software developer, businessman, activist, philanthropist, tech entrepreneur, and founder of Disrupt Magazine.

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