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Sam Priestley's Business Portfolio

Current Businesses

Eastfield Sporting Goods

Eastfield is a high-end table tennis focused sporting goods brand.

ARTICLE: Here I go through every step it took to create our table tennis brand.

Palio ETT Table Tennis Bats

Palio ETT is the UK’s bestselling table tennis brand and is mainly sold through Amazon FBA.

ARTICLE: How to start an Amazon FBA business

Pipehouse Gin

Pipehouse Gin is an award-winning flavoured craft gin. All the flavour without the sweetness.

ARTICLE: My diary on how to create a craft gin business on a budget

The Lazy Entrepreneur Podcast

A popular podcast on entrepreneurship the lazy way.

Hosted by Sam Priestley and his wife Emma Priestley.

Consulting & Business Coaching

Hire Sam as a consultant for $200 an hour.

ARTICLE: How I started a consultancy business


Expert in a Year: The Ultimate Table Tennis Challenge– A book about my year playing table tennis every single day.

The Empopath – A book I wrote and published in three days under the pen name Sam Piper in order to test out self-publishing and print-on-demand.

Previous Businesses

The Wren Coffee Shop

Voted the best new coffee shop in London 2014.

ARTICLE: Here I go through the details of how and why we founded a coffee shop.

ETF Fintech Startup

A tech startup I built and sold in under a year.

ARTICLE:  High Stakes Entrepreneurship

Professional Gambling

Sam’s first career was a professional gambler where he made over £1 million pounds. Mainly in arbitrage.

Article: 7 Ways To Make Money Gambling

Expert In A Year

The Expert in Year project originated as a year challenge where Sam played table tennis every day for a year with the aim to go from a complete novice to one of the top players in the country. The final video was viewed 12 million times and the challenge was featured on the BBC, Huffington Post, The Telegraph, DIGG and Mashable.

UK2MT – Car Import Export

A small business buying cars in the UK and selling them in Malta.

ARTICLE: How To Make Money Buying And Selling Cars

And Lots Of Other Failures

Most businesses Sam started failed.

ARTICLE: Every Business I Started That Failed

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