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Daniel Kan Was Rejected By 30 Employers. Now He’s A Co-Founder of a $1 Billion Startup

The world of finance completely shut its doors to Daniel Kan. During his senior year in college, Dan wanted nothing more than to become a financier. But of the 35 jobs he applied for, mainly in the lucrative finance world, he got 33 rejections! One of the opportunities he received was for teaching English in Korea. However, he opted for an opportunity to work...

Exploding kittens is an innovative game of card that collected more than $8 000 000.

10 Kickstarter Funded Business Ideas That Raised More Than $1 Million

Since Kickstarter was founded in 2009, it has been the groundswell of support for individuals to fund innovative and unique projects, empowering fans to support creators whose projects they want to see materialize. There are some big names such as Pebble and Ouya that have grown to become huge brands, proof enough that crowdfunding is a viable option for new ideas and projects that...

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What Uber’s Start Up Story Is – How Garrett Camp And Travis Kalanick Started The Company

There are only a few companies that can blow you away and make you wonder how owning a business can be so cool and awesome. Among such amazing companies include Apple, Tesla, Facebook and Uber. Fortunately, Uber is becoming more and more fascinating and mind-blowing by the day! It’s not only a private chauffeur company, but also a logistics company. Its amazing stunts with...

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The History Of BMW Company – How Bayerische Motoren Werke Was Started

With the popularity that BMW (Bayerische Motoren Werke) has, it is very easy for one to think that this company never experienced any challenges after its inception. The reality is, this company faced numerous challenges. As a matter of fact, BMW saw some of the darkest moments in European history and had it not been for its quick decision to diversify, the company would...

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3 Internet Start Up Ideas That Were Turned Into Multi-Million Businesses

Foursquare’s Start Up Story While some of the world’s biggest internet phenomenons can spark from the thin air of life-in-motion, other concepts are slowly developed from several meetups. Sometimes there are several conversations and ideas that have to mold into one dynamic app. Naveen Selvadurai and Dennis Crawley, Founders of the mega-popular app Foursquare took a slow, methodical approach but developed their idea from...

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Walt Disney’s Biography – Success Despite Many Failiures

Walter Elias “Walt” Disney was born on December 5, 1901. He was an American cartoonist, animator, film producer and entrepreneur. He was the co-founder of The Walt Disney Company, together with his brother Roy Disney in October 1923. The company is presently valued at over $40 billion, and the name Walt Disney has become synonymous with quality animation. From characters like Mickey Mouse, Goofy...

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Jim Wang Created A 3$ Million Website Because He Was Bored

“I was bored!” Jim Wang said when he was asked how he decided to start the personal finance blog Bargaineering.com, which he later sold for the sweet round amount of $3 000 000. This is the amazing story of the young entrepreneur who created a super successful financial blog out of thin air, because he didn’t have anything else to do… Well, all this...

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What Is Mad Mimi’s Start Up Story – An E-mail Marketing Company Started 100% From the Ground

What Is Mad Mimi? Mad Mimi is, as they claim on their site (madmimi.com), is “The world’s most sensible, enjoyable email marketing tool.”. It’s and e-mail marketing company that offers services like organizing, executing and tracking of e-mail marketing campaigns. For example, you can register for free, get a ready to use code from their site, put it on your site or blog and...

Entrepreneurship quotes from some of the greatest entrepreneurs of our time.

31 Entrepreneurship Quotes And Advice On Starting A Business

Starting a business is actually not that hard. Making it successful and keeping it this way is the tough task. Actually starting up is one of the easiest step of the entrepreneurship game. Yes, there are many problems you need to solve before you launch your company – what to do, where to get money from, etc. But these are really the easy questions....