SEPTEMBER 23-27, 2019

Cartels MMV: Villa Kalyana

Our 5th Mastermind represents the perfect balance between business and pleasure in paradise.


Masterclass Speakers & Attendees

Alex Brown

Alex Brown

Dollar Beard Club | Co-Founder, CEO

Alex has been launching e-commerce companies for over 5 years, starting with multiple successful crowdfunding campaigns (like Coolbox which ended up on ABC’s Shark).

He is best known as CoFounder of the viral hit Dollar Beard Club. DBC hit $10M in their first year with no performance marketing or affiliate help, and had gone on to become a scalable and globally known brand.

Since exciting Beard Club, Alex has been advising multiple companies and speaking around the world on branding and content marketing.

He currently runs the first e-commerce brand accelerator program for companies on pace for 8-figures, and is an advisor to various NGO’s helping building entrepreneurial ecosystems.

Gretta Van Riel

Gretta Van Riel

Multiple 7 Figure Brands | Founder

At 22, Gretta founded her first startup SkinnyMe Tea — the world’s first detox tea program went on to be a global success, achieving rapid growth and winning the Shopify Build-A-Business competition. Nearly 7 years on, SkinnyMe Tea has now sold over 11 million cups of tea worldwide. 

Gretta then co-found The 5TH which sells a range of limited edition minimal watches, sunglasses, bags and accessories. On their first birthday they achieved 1 million dollars revenue in a single day of sales. Gretta has now exited The 5TH. 

Gretta attributes her multiple brands’ success to social media for building community and a brand narrative and has a combined following of over 16 million followers on Instagram.

Gretta now spends most of her time working on Hey, her Influencer Marketing platform and hands-on campaign management service.
Last year Gretta made the Forbes 30 Under 30 List and was selected as a LinkedIn Power Profile placing her in the 34 most viewed accounts in Australia. 

Jason Akatiff

Multiple Brands | Founder, CEO

Jason Akatiff is extremely passionate about being an Angel Investor, Entrepreneur & Advisor in businesses involving online marketing, advertising, games and education.
With 9+ years of experience at the heads of companies he's mastered building, inspiring and leading teams of top performers. He believes A level people create A level companies and A level cultures of growth and acceleration.
Most important to Jason is that the products and services he creates truly builds value in the users minds and turns them into HUGE fans of the brand after using the product. 

Proudly supported by

Our Partners

Platinum Partner

Gorgias transforms your customer support into a profit center.

It enables over 1800 Ecommerce merchants to manage all their customer service - Facebook & Instagram, emails, chat - in a unified platform integrated with Shopify.

Developed with Automation and Monetization at its core, Gorgias builds your brand with each customer interaction. 

Gold Partner

At &Bam, our job is to make sure your subscribers get excited when they hear from you.

How? Simple. We treat your customers like people. We write, design, and segment rockstar emails crafted not only help your business, but inspire brand loyalty in every inbox we reach.

Our Goal: To make sure you don’t have to worry about your email marketing. Ever.

Silver Partner

SMSLive helps you start conversations with shoppers and convert them into loyal repeat buyers.

Starting at $0.01 per message, SMSLive guarantees 25x ROI within the first 30 days or get 1 year free.

SMSLive is designed to make every interaction personalized and in real time, as it should be.

Preferred Partners

Swag Partner

Automate your order fulfilment with Inkthreadable. Thousands already have - it’s simple and costs nothing.

Dropshipping takes the responsibility of order fulfilment out of your hands. Integrate your Shopify store and orders will be sent straight to our fulfilment team, based in the UK.

We’ll print, pack and ship all orders straight to your customers, wherever they are in the world. (edited) 

Platform Partner

Launch Cart is packed with features you won’t find anywhere else. They have combined the power of multiple services into one.

A shopping cart platform, a print-on-demand company, and we also include 1000’s of ready-to-sell products… plus sooo much more.

Kick-off Q4 2019 Cartels Style

The largest most luxury villa in South East Asia

A Cartels Mastermind isn't just a business retreat. Detach from your daily environment and immerse in an experience!
You're invited to enjoy the beautiful island of Koh Samui, the stunning scenery, private beach, private chefs - fit for royalty.

Mastermind & Network

You'll get a chance to meet other successful entrepreneurs and learn about their businesses, share feedback and get guidance with your own personal and professional path.

Note: We have a strict no gimmick/guru/trademark policy. 

Masterclasses & Speakers

Our Masterclasses gives you an opportunity to learn from the top 1%. Each of our speakers have created successful multi-million dollar empires and are masters of their crafts.

The Cartels Style.

A one of a kind luxury property with a private beach, swimming pool, jacuzzis, private executive  chef, 14 staff members, butler, maids, bartenders, private 24/hr security and a spa.

More Information

SEP 23 - 27th

Monday, 23rd Sept, 2019 to Friday, 27th Sept, 2019

NOTE: There will be hotel arrangements made 2 days before and after the main event.

Single & Couples Rooms

Stunning island-style, self sufficient superior, chalets with panoramic ocean views, four-posted beds some with childrens beds and provisions

(limited to first come first served) 

5-Star Chef Prepared Meals

All meals are prepared by onsite private chefs 
**Snacks and *drinks will be provided throughout the event

* Premium Alcohol Included
** Vegan/vegetarian options available 


Airport Code: USM

Koh Samui island 
13/ 5 Laem Sor Beach, Koh Samui,
Surat Thani 84140,

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Deal Flow Metrics

Attendees are encouraged to seek out new opportunities and partnerships at every event

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Cartel Event

6150000 $

Estimated revenue reported
from partnerships

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Total Attendees


Paradise Single


per person

Paradise Couple (10 spots)

per couple

Nanny services available.

Cartels 2019 Alumini

Steve Sparks, Founder
Founder, 8-Figure Brand
Cartels Member
Christina Marie, Ecom Founder 
7 Figure Entrepreneur
Josh Elizetxe
Snow, Founder
Jordan Rolband
DFO Global, President
Chris Santos
Ecom Founder
7-Figure Brand
Daniel Snow
Founder, RapTV | SocialCadre
Derric Heynie
Gorgias, VP of Marketing
Jonathan Lau
7 Figure Entrepreneur
Qazi Brother
8-Figure Entrepreneurs
Nishant Bhardwaj
8-Figure Entrepreneur
Oscar Johansson
High Stakes Poker
6-Figure Info Product

Got a question?

William Alexander (EST)
Waterloo, Canada
+1 (519) 722-5016

Martyn Cook (BST)
London, UK
+44 (776) 620-1449

Daniel Snow (EST)
New Jersey, USA
+1 732 766 0137

Brandon Monaghan (EST)
South Carolina, USA
+1 (303) 803-4839