Michael Peres

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Michael Peres
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Montreal, Canada
Other namesMikey Peres
EducationYeshiva University, NY
OccupationEntrepreneur, software engineer, writer, mathematician, radio host
OrganizationHexa Tiger
Breaking 9 To 5
Hecto Fox
Israel Now News
America Now News
Science Hawk News
Coin Hype
Known for
  • Breaking 9 To 5
  • Online Influencer
Height5 ft 9 in (175 cm)

Michael Peres also known as Mikey Peres is a Canadian serial entrepreneur, writer, radio host[1] and software engineer.[2][3] He is known for founding a number of tech companies, Hexa Tiger, Breaking 9 To 5, Israel Now, America Now, Science Hawk and Coin Hype.[4][5][6] He also authored a guide, Breaking 9 To 5, to help individuals and entrepreneurs to manage their work and business while traveling full-time.[7] Peres also serves as a Mentor for Women in Engineering at bootup.[8][9]

Early life and education

Peres was born and raised in Montreal, Canada. He grew up in an orthodox jewish community. At the age of nine, Michael was diagnosed with Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).[10] He dealt with his condition by devising unconventional learning methods for himself to study science.[11][12] Peres finished elementary school, attended Yeshiva Gedola of Montreal and graduated in 2007, thereafter he attended Dawson College in Montreal, Canada to complete a degree in Computer Science. In 2015, Peres received a degree in Pure Mathematics from Yeshiva University in New York City. He is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Biomedical Engineering.[13]


Michael Peres is a serial travelpreneur who started his career as creator of Israel Now News, America Now News and Science Hawk News, focused news mobile apps.[14] In 2015, he created Hecto Fox Web Hosting services and Hexa Tiger Web Design consulting firm in Los Angeles, California. In 2016, he also consulted as a System Administrator with the Serhant Team and as a Software Engineer with X-Suit. In 2018 he created Coin Hype, a crypto-currency day-trading platform.[15][16] In 2019, he created the Breaking 9 To 5 program to share his knowledge and experience with other travelpreneurs.[17][18][19]

Michael Peres has contributed to the community by hosting a podcast and a mentorship program.[20] In 2017, he created The Michael Peres Podcast which focuses on Science, Tech and Entrepreneurship.[21] In 2018, he joined BootUp as a mentor in support of women who want to pursue STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) related professions. He also helped 120,000 GMAT aspirants in passing the GMAT entrance exam, and currently is helping aspiring law students pass their LSAT entrance exam.[22][23]

Personal life

Currently Michael Peres lives in Seattle, Washington.

In the media



  1. "Michael Peres – peteranthonyholder.com". www.peteranthonyholder.com. Retrieved 2020-01-13.
  2. "Keeping Track of Cryptocurrency: An Interview With Start-Up Entrepreneur and YU Alum Michael Peres". The YU Observer. 2018-03-15. Retrieved 2020-01-13.
  3. "Interview with YU Alum Michael Peres: Tech Startup Owner, Podcast Host, and Science Enthusiast". The YU Observer. 2017-09-14. Retrieved 2020-01-13.
  4. Ahsan, Nasimul. "4 crucial lessons to learn from Michael Peres' early days in business | The Asian Age Online, Bangladesh". The Asian Age. Retrieved 2020-01-13.
  5. Ahsan, Nasimul. "How Michael Peres turned ADHD into a strength | The Asian Age Online, Bangladesh". The Asian Age. Retrieved 2020-01-13.
  6. "Michael Peres: His 1 Year Journey from the YU Library to Owner of 2 LA Tech Companies". The Commentator. 2017-01-29. Retrieved 2020-01-13.
  7. "Michael Peres' Breaking 9 To 5: The Canadian leading a new generation of entrepreneurs". news.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2020-01-13.
  8. "Software Engineer, Michael Peres, battled ADHD to success | HiFi Public". hifipublic.com. 2019-10-07. Retrieved 2020-01-13.
  9. "Business, computers and ADHD: How Michael Peres turned the tables". ca.news.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2020-01-13.
  10. "Michael Peres' Breaking 9 To 5: Leading a New Generation of Entrepreneurs". TheStreet.com. Retrieved 2020-01-13.
  11. "Business, computers and ADHD: How Michael Peres turned the tables". ca.news.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2020-01-13.
  12. "Michael Peres and ADHD: Propelling Success from Disability". The Daily Star. 2019-10-21. Retrieved 2020-01-13.
  13. Evans, Kalyango. "How ADHD Shaped The Life of Entrepreneur Michael Peres". Retrieved 2020-01-13.
  14. Moran, Olympias (2019-08-24). "Michael Peres: 10 Tips for Hiring the Right Person While Working Around the World". Medium. Retrieved 2020-01-13.
  15. "Founder-Behind-Fastest-Growing-Tech-Companies-In-Los-Angeles". The Goss Club. 2017-01-24. Retrieved 2020-01-13.
  16. "30 Under 30 List 2016". The Goss Club. 2016-12-08. Retrieved 2020-01-13.
  17. "Canadian travelpreneur reveals his five secrets to working while you travel". sports.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2020-01-13.
  18. Tabassum, Azad Ali (2019-11-26). "Travelpreneur Michael Peres: Trust, Patience and Answering Questions". Azad News Middle East. Retrieved 2020-01-13.
  19. "Hawaii Through The Eyes Of Travelpreneur Michael Peres – Daily Buzz". Retrieved 2020-01-13.
  20. "Travelpreneur Michael Peres Shares 4 Examples of Thinking Outside the Box". Aalmeen News. Retrieved 2020-01-13.
  21. Milligan, Dan (2019-09-21). "Business, computers and ADHD: How Michael Peres turned the tables". Medium. Retrieved 2020-01-13.
  22. "Seattle-based entrepreneur Michael Peres' Mega-GMAT resources file aides 120,000 MBA aspirants | HiFi Public". hifipublic.com. 2019-12-07. Retrieved 2020-01-13.
  23. "Software Engineer Michael Peres Helped Over 120,000 Aspiring MBAs Ace GMAT Exams". The Daily Star. 2019-12-03. Retrieved 2020-01-13.

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