Source of Wealth:iTeddy
Full Name:Imran Hakim
Occupation:Entrepreneur and Creator of iTeddy
About Imran Hakim
Entrepreneur Imran Hakim is an Optometrist and IT consultant who has an estimated net worth of $90 million. At 15, he started his IT consultancy after taking a loan from his father. He has been trading in computer equipment while selling to college teachers and the local community. While doing business and continue building it, he continued his education and studied Optometry at Manchester University.
Hakim is most recognized by creating the iTeddy, a soft toy that incorporates a movie and music player. The idea came from his need to purchase a birthday gift for a relative. He has been seeking investments for his product and has appeared on Dragon’s Den on BBC in January 2007. He has secured investments from the program and went to work with both Theo Paphitis and Peter Jones. Together, they successfully launched the award-winning toy and has associated license platform in more than 40 countries around the world including every major toy store in the UK.
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