Dan Lok Failed in 13 Business Ventures Over Three Years. Now This ‘Unemployable’ Immigrant Manages Millions and Mentors Young Entrepreneurs.
From thousands in debt to helping thousands around the world find success. July 16, 2019 8 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. At just 20 years old, Dan Lok was already $150,000 in debt. Over three years, he launched 13 businesses — and every single one of them failed. Today Lok is a multimillionaire and business mentor, thanks to the help of one man and his life-altering lessons. Now he’s paying it forward. Lok with his parents in Hong Kong, China. Image credit: Dan Lok Lok’s parents separated when he was 14 years old. He and his mother emigrated from Hong Kong to Vancouver, Canada, later that year. His father continued providing for them, but when Lok was 16, his father filed for bankruptcy and could no longer support them. “I will never forget the look of hopelessness on my mom’s face and the tears in […]Read more