Carter Reum is an American entrepreneur and author. He co-founded VEEV Spirits—a vodka brand—along with his brother Courtney Reum. The company has gained a lot of success, and has been listed by Inc Magazine as one of the fastest growing private companies of America. Because of his success, Reum was also mentioned in the book ‘Screw Business as Usual’, a best-seller by Richard Branson. Carter Reum, along with his brother, Courtney, also co-wrote a book ‘Shortcut Your Startup: Ten Ways to Speed Up Entrepreneurial Success’. The book discusses their professional accomplishments and also guides upcoming entrepreneurs on ways to reach their goals. He also contributes for magazines such as Huffington Post and Inc. Magazine. He is currently in a relationship with famous American socialite Paris Hilton.
Carter Reum co-created the premium spirits company VEEV, at the age of 25, after he was bored with his drinking experience. VEEV Spirits became both the first liquor made with acai as well as to be created in a substantial facility. In 2016, the company was eventually acquired by the beverage company Luxco.
Reum and his brother next built up an investment firm named M13. It was soon reported that they were syndicating $ 100 million in investments into several startups. The name of the firm came from ‘Messier 13’, the brightest cluster of stars in the galaxy, known because the collection of stars shines brighter than the sum of all the individual stars.
In 2018, Carter Reum along with his brother, Courtney, co-authored the book ‘Shortcut Your Startup: Ten Ways to Speed Up Entrepreneurial Success’. They describe their professional accomplishments in the book, and guide entrepreneurs on achieving success. They also talk about their lessons learnt throughout the years, from investing in companies such as Lyft, SpaceX, Pinterest, and Warby Parker.
The book was dedicated to W Robert Reum, father of Carter and Courtney Reum, who passed away while they were still writing the book. The book has been praised by Arianna Huffington, famous author and columnist, and co-founder of the Huffington Post. Popular American author and life coach Tony Robbins has also praised the book, stating the book reveals several of the tactics that are used by several startups to scale, disrupt as well as succeed.
Carter Reum also writes for the Huffington Post and Inc. Magazine. He has also appeared as a guest for TV networks like FOX and CBS. He had also appeared in the business reality competition show ‘Hatched’.
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Family & Personal Life
Carter Milliken Reum was born on 5 February, 1981, in Wayne, Illinois. His father, W Robert Reum, was a prominent business executive, also known for his philanthropic activities.
In 2020, Carter Reum was rumored to be dating Paris Hilton, famous American b socialite, after the two were seen at an event post the Golden Globe award ceremony. On April 30, 2020, they confirmed their relationship on Instagram when Paris Hilton posted a photo of her and Carter Reum kissing on her social media profile.