Forbes 30 under 30 honouree Samanah Duran is a British entrepreneur and media personality with a fierce emphasis on inspiring each individual to embrace their identity and to take pride in their individuality.
First known for the crafting of indulgent streetwear brand Critics Clothing established back in 2012, Samanah is best known for her work within female entrepreneurship and digital media, having built on that concept as an extension of Critics Clothing, by launching digital media and news company BEYOUROWN.
BEYOUROWN is a Global media company offering an all in solution that will help you to achieve your full potential and cultivate your business growth.
Since its launch in 2016, BEYOUROWN has been on a mission to help other founders start and scale. Led by herself, BEYOUROWN’s rapid growth & evolution is down to continuously delivering a fresh perspective from a wide community of the most affluential, influential and entrepreneurial game-changing leaders of today.
By successfully striking up collaborations, media partnerships and sponsorship deals with a mixture of the UK’s promising SME’s to global organisations, Samanah has leveraged this to bring BEYOUROWN’s brand value to an estimated £1 million.
As well as successfully launching her own BEYOUROWN Podcast, which has featured notable guests from BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and more, Samanah has co-hosted multiple podcasts, spoke at seminars, and has been a guest on a wide variety of panel discussions and podcasts including NEC’s Clothes Show Live, London Pure Exhibition, London School Of Economics and Moving Ahead (JP Morgan and Natwest.)
With monthly BEYOUROWN Membership Club events, Samanah confidently hosts business workshops and panel discussions covering all-female entrepreneurship topics and women in business development work. Today Samanah has been covered by many media outlets and publications from Forbes, Square Mile, Telegraph, to Business Leader and remains truly dedicated to evolving her brand and team. She has developed an unconventional approach to business by enjoying life to the fullest and making business enjoyable for her and whoever she works with.