Connect with us
Become A Crypto Expert


Arash Barmaan – American Entrepreneur

Arash Barmaan is the creator of BOOS application. A dating app for the Persian-Jewish community. He was born to middle eastern parents in Los Angeles. They wanted him to be a lawyer or an engineer in the future but Arash wanted to become a basketball player.

He had an interest in basketball and wanted to take it up as a career. He refined his basketball skills but was rejected out of his high school basketball team due to some racist political profiling reasons. He made it his goal to join the basketball team at Santa Monica College. He struggled and worked hard so that they will not have any reason to cut him out. When the time for tryouts came, there were hardly any spots left.

Many spots were reserved for the returning team and the recruits. Arash knew he was skilled and in the coming years, he decided on playing overseas and then transitioning to the NBA as it would increase his chances of joining a professional team. In the summer he came to the realization that the odds were not in his favor.

Considering his physical genetics and background, he would still not be very successful as all the well-known players and would be pretty banged up by the time he retired. Looking at all the different scenarios that could have taken place if he chose basketball as his career, he changed fields and pursued forward with his dream of becoming a CEO and creating an app.

Thus, he came up with a dating app, targeted to Persian-Jewish community. He is transferring to the University of Miami to complete his degree in sports administration to satisfy his parent’s wish for their son to complete his degree. He still hopes to join the NBA as a trainer and be closer to the dream he had since a very young age.

Unfortunately, things were not in his favor as all the odds were stacked up against him. From his genetic background to his origin, he would not be able to become a successful player. Even if he did, it would drain him out more and he would be banged up when he retires.

All these incidents took him in a new direction. Apart from being a basketball player, he wanted to become a CEO of a business. He thought and decided on an application. After some time, he came up with his own application, BOOS, which is an online dating app for the Persian-Jewish community. It worked out better for him. Although, he still wants to become an NBA trainer one day and fulfill his dream.

Arash is currently transferring to the University of Miami and will be completing his degree in sports administration. While maintaining his application alongside as well.

Abdullah Raaj is the founder of Ventures Bite, a global digital marketing agency. He is a serial entrepreneur and an expert in the field of Development and Marketing, and is considered a “Marketing Specialist" by his peers.

Join Disrupt Magazine

Become A Disrupt Contributor

Most Disruptive

Entrepreneurship7 months ago

Navy Veteran Davis Chris Takes the Music Industry by storm

In life, you need to break down anything that might be holding you back and change course if need be...

Entrepreneurship7 months ago

5 Disruptive Leaders Paving the Way in 2021

Where there is uncertainty, lies a whirlwind of opportunity. 2020 was the year that had entrepreneurs learn a great deal...

Politics1 year ago

Brock Pierce Wants To Disrupt The Two Party System And Be Your Next President

We don’t usually cover politics much here at Disrupt, but when Crypto billionaire and friend of the show, Brock Pierce...

Business1 year ago

John Mcafee – Predictions For The Future

John McAfee is a world-famous tech CEO, computer scientist, civil disobedience activist, privacy advocate, and pioneer of the commercial anti-virus...

Finance1 year ago

Gaby Wall Street – Teaching Latinas to Thrive During The Crisis

It’s no secret we are facing one of the most challenging financial times of the last few decades as we...

Entrepreneurship1 year ago

Tony Delgado – The #1 Entrepreneurship Movement In Puerto Rico

Puerto Rican online market is in constant progress. With many entrepreneurs who are coming here to start a business, it...

Entrepreneurship2 years ago

Elena Cardone – The 10X Ladies Conference Is Declaring 2020 The Decade For Women

The next ten years are meant for women to continue growing their potential and succeeding in multiple areas, including business....

Marketing2 years ago

How Josh Elizetxe Built Snow Into a $40 Million Dollar Business

There is nothing quite like an entrepreneur’s determination when starting a business. That’s my original quote by the way (pun...

Entrepreneurship2 years ago

How Jason Capital Became A Self Made Millionaire By 24

Have you ever wanted to earn the respect of everyone who ever looked down on you at some point in...

Entrepreneurship2 years ago

Sam Bakhtiar On His Way To A Quarter Billion

Dr. Saman Bakhtiar, who prefers being referred as Sam, lives in an 8200 square foot $5.2 million house, Sam is...


Copyright © 2020 Disrupt ™ Magazine - Disrupt is a Minority Owned Privately Held Company

Disrupt ™ is the voice of Latino entrepreneurs around the world. We are part of a global movement to increase diversity in the technology industry and we are focused on using entrepreneurship to grow new economies in underserved communities around the world. We enable millennials to become what they want to become in life by learning new skills and leveraging the power of the digital economy. We are living proof that all you need to succeed in this new economy is a landing page and a dream. Disrupt tells the stories of the world top entrepreneurs, developers, creators, and digital marketers and help empower them to teach others the skills they used to grow their careers, chase their passions and create financial freedom for themselves, their families, and their lives, all while living out their true purpose. We recognize the fact that most young people are opting to skip college in exchange for entrepreneurship and real-life experience. This Podcast was designed to give them a taste of that.