Successful Entrepreneurs List
Successful Entrepreneurs List
Success Breeds More Success
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Entrepreneurship is quality that cannot be taught by education. It is an inborn quality and can be present in anyone. Entrepreneurship comes from innovation and technology. Finance is not a major issue to entrepreneurs. Here is a successful entrepreneurs list that testifies the above mentioned statements.
Mark Elliot Zuckerberg:
He is the founder of the social networking site Facebook. Born on May 14, 1984 Mark is a Harvard dropout. Mark was a very good programmer and had created two sites during his stay at Harvard. The first site called Facemash was created to rank the Harvard students based on the user ratings. Since this site was being run on illegal basis therefore it was shut down. On February 4, 2004 Mark created the ‘Facebook’ and started to dedicate all his attention in running this site. Facebook rose above the expectations of all and Mark turned out to become world’s youngest billionaire in the year 2008. He has been awarded ‘The Time Person of The Year 2010?.
Andrew Carnegie revolutionized the production of steel in the US. Born on November 25, 1835, he started off his career as a mere factory worker and steadily moved on to become the founder and owner of US steel. He was the first businessman to implement new steel production techniques like the Bessemer process. With the implementation of such techniques his steel plants were able to obtain higher efficiency and outrun the British steel manufacturers. He built a business empire worth $298.3 billion.
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Oprah Winfrey was born on January 29, 1954 in Mississippi. Born to a poor single mother Oprah had a miserable childhood. After moving to Tennessee she started her job as a co-anchor in the radio station. Her emotional ad-lib delivery style brought her fame and helped her reach her present position. She is the chairwoman and CEO of both Harpo productions and Oprah Winfrey network. She is considered as the richest African-American having assets worth $2.7 billion.
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Warren Edward buffet is world’s most successful investor. He was born on August 30, 1930 in Nebraska. Ever since his childhood he was interested in investments at the age of mere 11 years he started buying shares. By the time he completed his college education he had savings worth $90,000. He is the present CEO and major shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway. According to Forbes magazine Warren buffet became the world’s richest man in 2008. His present assets are worth $39 billion.
Sir Richard Charles Branson is the founder and CEO of the Virgin group. This group is made up of over 400 companies which are engaged in the production of all major goods and services. He was born on 18 July 1951 in London, England. During his childhood Richard struggled with dyslexia and his academics were very poor.
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The only strong aspect in him was his communication abilities. And by the help of these abilities he has built an empire worth 4.2 billion dollars. He started off his career by selling recorded music at low prices under the brand-name Virgin. But since this was not a legal way of making money he faced some troubles. The virgin group’s first major business venture was in 1984 with the launch of their Virgin Atlantic Airways.
Bill Gates is one of the world’s richest men and the founder and present Chairman of Microsoft. He is the richest American alive and his estimated wealth is $59 billion. He revolutionized the computer world with his entrepreneurship and business tactics. He was born on October 28, 1955 in Seattle and attended Lakeside high school.
At Lakeside School he discovered his programming abilities and was quite mischievous. He had a strong academic background and was an ace scorer in SAT exams with a score of 1590 out of 1600. He went to Harvard for further studies and there he and Paul Allen designed the Altair emulator. They partnered with MITS in 1975 and the emulator came to be known as Microsoft. But this company did not taste success so easily it was in 1985 that after the launch of first Microsoft windows.
Steve Paul Jobs, born February 24, 1955 was the co-founder and CEO of Apple Inc., NeXT and PIXAR. He was a drop out from Reed College and started his career as a technician in Atari Inc. Jobs met with Steve Wozniak and both of them invented Apple I computer. While Wozniak was the technical and inventor of Apple computer Steve handled the management and leadership of the company.
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He was well known for his persuasive abilities and he pioneered Apple to their current position. As the CEO of Apple he received a very interesting salary of one dollar per annum. His total wealth was estimated to be $8.3 billion. Steve jobs died on October 5 2011 due to stomach cancer.
Larry Page and Sergey Brin:
Larry Page and Sergey Brin are the founders of Google which is the most profitable internet business. Larry page born March 26, 1973, in Michigan, he is the present CEO of Google. He completed his education from University of Michigan and Stanford. His total assets are worth $16.7 billion.
Sergey Brin born August 21, 1973 is a Russian immigrant who migrated to the US at the age of 6 and received his education in the US. He was a student of mathematics and computer science. He received his education ad University of Maryland and Stanford. According to reports he has a wealth of $16.7 billion.
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Both became friends during their stay at Stanford University and during their research project they developed the first search engine ‘Google’. Since its launch in January 1996 Google was facing financial issues until they received a check of $100,000 in 1998. After the sale of its shares the company achieved a market of $23 billion. The company has been growing ever since and has partnered with many other industries.
He is an Indian businessman with the true rags to riches story. Born on 28 December 1932 he did not receive any collegiate education and started his career as a clerk for the Arab merchants. After entering in the spices market in 1958 and earning small profits he moved on to textiles and started his own mill. He introduced the stock markets to the general Indian public. He was the first one to introduce the concept of IPO to Indian investors in 1977. After the launch of Reliance group of industries Dhirubhai never looked back. His total wealth was $8 billion which was divided between his sons after his demise in 2002.