Michael Isaac Peres, known as Mikey, hails from Montreal, Quebec, and has developed a diverse range of skills throughout his life. Today, he works as a software engineer, entrepreneur, and founder, and radio host while maintaining a passion for travel. With a background in engineering, journalism and authorship, he has founded various startups and is involved in multiple news publications. Mikey currently resides in Seattle, Washington, where he continues to expand his professional horizons.

Born: Jan/13/1990.

Software Engineer

Michael Peres’ career took off from the humble beginnings of his basement, fueled by endless cups of coffee and countless insightful sunrises. Growing up in a Jewish home with little secular education and having ADHD, he faced unique challenges. Despite these obstacles, Michael discovered his passion for software engineering and data communication, embarking on a journey to overcome his limitations and excel in the tech industry.

After high school, Michael learned how to navigate unconventional paths and hone the crucial skills that would shape his future endeavors. In college, he studied computer science and earned a junior networking degree in data communication. This foundation allowed him to build hundreds of websites and dozens of mobile apps, including Shabbat & Holiday Times, Jewish Kids Videos (formerly Jewish TV), and The Rebbe’s Ohel.

As his interests grew, Michael ventured into the design aspect of development, mastering the principles of minimalism and brand cohesion to create visually appealing and functional designs. This well-rounded skillset enabled him to establish his first tech startup, Hexa Tiger.

Eager to expand his expertise further, Michael returned to school to study mathematics and pursued an associate’s degree in Jewish studies. His broadened knowledge base and diverse skill set contributed to the founding of Hexa Cloud Services, a leading cloud computing company that supports brands, individuals, and publications in achieving remarkable online success.

Michael’s passion for the industry continues to drive his quest for knowledge and growth. He is constantly exploring new ways to innovate and adapt to the ever-changing technological landscape, ensuring that his clients receive the best possible solutions and services.


Michael Peres strongly believes in the philosophy of “give, give, give, then ask.” This mindset has led him to expand beyond the technical realm and venture into the world of journalism. In this field, he aims to inspire and provide value to readers by sharing the success stories of others.

Today, Peres dedicates his journalism career to covering unbiased, interesting news stories and contributing expert advice to reputable business and technology publications. His goal is to help entrepreneurs develop a mindset for success.

Peres writes for a variety of esteemed publications such as Entrepreneur Magazine, Times of Israel, Jerusalem Post, Benzinga, Influencive, Thrive Global, Grit Daily, Women Love Tech, Jewish Journal, and many others.

Through his journalism work, Michael Peres covers a wide range of topics, including entrepreneurship, personal growth, technology, cryptocurrency, entertainment, leadership, science, and daily events. He is committed to delivering high-quality, insightful, and thought-provoking articles that captivate his audience.

Peres has contributed to renowned publications like Rolling Stone, Entrepreneur Magazine, and LifeHack, demonstrating his versatility and adaptability as a journalist.

In his pursuit to inform, inspire, and educate his audience, Michael Peres presents complex topics in an accessible manner. His unique blend of expertise and passion for storytelling enables him to connect with readers and offer valuable insights on various subjects.

In addition to his journalism career, Michael Peres is also the founder of several publications, including Her Forward, Breaking 9 To 5, Peres Daily, and Israel Now. Through these platforms, he continues to create and share content that resonates with a diverse audience.


Michael Peres is an  investor in pre-seed and seed-stage companies, focusing on underserved industries with market potential or innovative startups with strong market disruption capabilities and proof-ready models. He is particularly interested in fields such as Web 3.0, software, consumer tech, blockchain, fin-tech, and mar-tech, with initial check sizes ranging from $50k to $250k.

Peres understands that founders need more than just capital to achieve success; they require a partner with the engineering expertise to help navigate the complex startup journey and access to the proper resources to optimize and scale their ventures. Leveraging his decade-long experience in creating highly profitable tech and media startups, he ensures that the startups he invests in receive not only financial support but also the strategic guidance and technical know-how needed to thrive in today’s competitive business landscape. By offering a well-rounded partnership, Michael Peres helps aspiring entrepreneurs transform their innovative ideas into successful enterprises. 

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Michael Peres is a dedicated author who seeks to inspire and guide aspiring entrepreneurs through his insightful writing. Drawing from his diverse background in software engineering, journalism, and entrepreneurship, he shares his experiences and knowledge to help others on their personal and professional journeys. As the Chief Editor for multiple publications, Peres contributes to a wide range of content that spans diverse topics related to entrepreneurship, personal growth, and success.

Peres has authored several books and articles, offering valuable insights and practical advice for those pursuing their entrepreneurial dreams. His writing covers various subjects such as personal development, business strategies, and innovative thinking. Through his works, he aims to inspire and support others in realizing their unique visions and goals.

Some of this books include:

In addition to his books, Peres is also a contributor to esteemed publications like Rolling Stone, Entrepreneur Magazine, and LifeHack, where he shares his expertise in entrepreneurship and personal growth. As an author, his focus is on providing valuable knowledge and resources for those striving to make a meaningful impact in their personal and professional lives. By sharing his experiences and insights, Michael Peres continues to empower and motivate others on their paths to success.

Radio Host

The Michael Peres Podcast

Michael Peres is an engaging radio host, known for his insightful discussions and exploration of topics relating to science, technology, society, entrepreneurship, and current events. As the host of the Michael Peres Podcast, he delves deep into important questions and issues, providing listeners with valuable perspectives and thought-provoking content.

The Her Forward Podcast

In addition to the Michael Peres Podcast, Michael is also the founder and host of The Her Forward Podcast. Joining forces with host Naomi Peng, they create an entertaining and informative platform that focuses on the female entrepreneurship movement. The Her Forward Podcast dives into the inner workings and challenges of female-led businesses, sharing the stories and experiences of a diverse range of female entrepreneurs. This podcast welcomes all girl bosses and seeks to empower and inspire women in their entrepreneurial pursuits.

Early Childhood

Michael Peres (Mikey Peres) was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada in an orthodox Jewish home of 9 siblings. Throughout his childhood, Peres attended Yeshiva school (orthodox Jewish education). Michael holds degrees in computer science, mathematics, data communication, and Jewish studies. Upon graduation from college, Peres moved to California where he began his professional career.

Startups Founded

Hexa Tiger Website Design

Hexa Tiger provides elegant website design and development solutions at breakneck speed. Whether it’s for an individual or an e-commerce brand, our team works around the clock and uses state-of-the-art technologies to provide a holistic solution to all your web needs.

Our clients include small businesses and notable figures, including fashion labels, real estate agents, lawyers, actors, athletes, and influencers.

Hexa Cloud Services

Hexa Cloud Services provides a complete and seamless experience for web hosting. Our industry-leading hardware is optimized for WordPress, providing lighting speeds, robust security, and exceptional user experience.

Our dedicated customer support team is available around the clock to ensure your presence online never goes unrecognized. Trust Hexa Cloud to do all the heavy lifting so you can operate and scale your enterprise, business, or personal website with comfort in mind.

Hexa Book Services

Hexa Book Services offers a full range of book publishing services. From helping you devise an effective thesis, and ghostwriting to publishing, management, and full SEO management.

SEO For Public Figures

SEO For Public Figures is an SEO agency tailored to individuals and brands. Having worked with countless singers, actors, and entrepreneurs, we have honed our in-house formula to increase your visibility and grow your audience of loyal fans. With our exceptional team of programmers and SEO experts, we perform everything from website audits to coming up with a comprehensive strategy to help get your site to the top of the search engine.

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Scale My Podcast

Scale My Podcast helps notable figures tap into the growing billion-dollar podcast industry by spinning their own unique angles and stories, scaling that across multiple in-demand listening platforms like Spotify, Pandora, iTunes, and Google Podcast.

Our services provide a holistic solution for podcasters: from building your online infrastructure, editing your audio, and creating social media content, to finding incredible guests for your podcast and featuring you on other leading podcasts.

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Scale My Publication

Scale My Publication provides a complete solution for news publications looking to find success in the digital sphere. We help your startup navigate every step of the process, including software development/design, creating viral news content, reputation management, social media management, journalist management, publication ad revenue generation, and podcasting. With well over a decade of experience, we currently manage a wide range of reputable publications helping news startups become industry leaders in their respective fields.

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Publications Founded

Peres Daily

Peres Daily is an independent news reporting publication providing unbiased and breaking news in the United States.

Israel Now

Israel Now provides independent reporting and commentary on a diverse range of Israel, Middle-Eastern and Jewish news. Since our founding in 2019, we have anchored our work in principles of accuracy, transparency, and independence from the influence of corporate and political forces.

Her Forward

Her Forward is a women’s magazine that covers women’s success stories around the globe.

Breaking 9 To 5

Breaking 9 to 5 provides insights and breaking news on the entrepreneurial and entertainment industry.


Michael Peres (Mikey Peres) studied computer science at Dawson College and mathematics and Jewish studies at Yeshiva University.


Life-long Goals

Peres seeks to contribute to the growing base of biological research on aging by leveraging his extensive knowledge of computer science and mathematics. By building and vetting successful technology companies, he aims to be connected with the most incredible minds in the world, who will help contribute to his overarching vision.

Michael Peres (Mikey Peres) On Kathmandu Tribune Article

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