Category: Famous Entrepreneurs

Successful anfter their 30s

12 Successful Entrepreneurs Who Worked A 9-5 Job Until Their 30s

Have you ever had the thought ‘It’s too late for me to start a business’ running through your mind? You might have even believed in it, but here are 12 good examples of why you shouldn’t have. The guys and gals from fundersandfounders.com have made this cool infographic, on which you can see 12 super successful entrepreneurs, who were ‘ordinary people’ working ordinary 9-5 jobs like most of the people. And they had been doing this till their early 30. Did you know that Harrison Ford was a carpenter until he turned 30? Joanne Rowling, the author of Harry Potter lived...

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Jan Koum – From Living On Food Stamps To A Billionaire

This is one amazing story proving that anything is possible in America. This is the amazing story of Jan Koum, who yesterday closed a $19 billion deal selling WhatsApp to the social networking giant Facebook. Jan, who just a few years ago was hardly making the ends meet, became one of the richest people in the world. He is believed to have around 45% of WhatsApp, which sets his net worth to $6.8 billion. Who Jan Koum Is Jan Koum was born in a small village in Ukraine 37 years ago. Was the only child in the family. His father...

These are the top 15 IT billionaires.

The Net Worth Of The Top 15 Tech Billionaires

Starting an IT company has been the quickest way to getting shamelessly rich. There are thousands of stories about young guys, who occupied their father’s garage and started there a company that would change the world. Launching an international IT business from a dorm room has become something trivial. Tech companies are currently booming and they are around 30% of all startups. While there are thousands of tech millionaires, tech billionaires are not that many. On the following infographic, you can see the winners of the ‘tech startups’ contest. These guys below are the top 15 billionaires, who made his...

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How Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches Got In The Franchise Top 10 Companies

Sandwiches are one of the best and most delicious meals around. It is so easy to prepare a sandwich, that even a 3 years old can do it. Practically, this makes it possible for almost everyone to get in such a business without meeting any significant obstacles in the production process. This is a simple business that is not protected by any big barriers like know how, high initial investment, special skills or anything like that. Having this in mind, it may not sound that strange, that a sandwich company got into the top 10 franchises in America. Someone would...

Amazing Start Up Stories Of Vimeo, Kiip, InDinero, Soundcloud And Dropbox

Amazing Start Up Stories Of Vimeo, Kiip, InDinero, Soundcloud And Dropbox

They are some of the super bright stars in the world of entrepreneurship. They are young, they are determined, and they are running a startup. I came across this cool movie about the lives of some of the youngest and super successful entrepreneurs. This is actually a documentary video about online entrepreneurs from the old continent and The United States and how they made their business ideas happen. Below you can watch how some of the most innovative Internet startups were launched and how they rose or fell. The clip contains interviews with a dozen of young founders, some of...

7 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Don’t Do

7 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Don’t Do

Entrepreneurs are people, who have a certain mindset. If you take two random successful entrepreneurs you will be amazed by how much in common they have in their thinking. They would not only be similar regarding the things they do but also there would be many things they never do. Here is an interesting article on the matter that we found on the Internet. Below you can see 7 things any self-respecting successful entrepreneur doesn’t do. If you want to become such, it would not be enough only to do certain things, you should also stop doing some like these:...

Steve Wozniak

A Short Biography Of Steve Wozniak

Stephen Gary Wozniak (Woz) was born back in 1950, on August 11th in San Jose in California. His father Jacob Francis Wozniak had graduated from as one of the best students of the Columbian University Information Technology and he was actually the one who inspired the young Steve to become a guru in electronics. Since he was a very little boy, Wozniak junior spent a lot of his time in his father’s workshop, which was a place full of all kinds of electronic parts. He became very interested in what his dad was doing and wanted to learn how transistors,...

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10 Super Successful Tech Start Ups

Today technology is booming again and there are thousands of new tech companies launched every single month in the US. Some of them make it big, some of them just don’t. This is how things in business go. Because this site is mainly about great business ideas and entrepreneurs, we have researched many of the new ventures. So, here is how we decided to make a list of 10 of the most successful and relatively new technology startups. each one of them is built around a great and fresh business idea, so it’s worth reading a sentence or two about...

Daymond John – About The Lessons He Learned From His Worst Mistakes (Video)

Daymond John – About The Lessons He Learned From His Worst Mistakes (Video)

Daymond John is an American businessman, best known as the founder and CEO of the fashion company FUBU. He is also a famous entrepreneur, investor, television personality, author and motivational speaker. You may have watched it on the TV, he participates as an investor on Shark Tank – reality television series of ABC. In this show he and four other business executives (the sharks) get ideas from everyday people, choose the profitable projects and give money to their entrepreneurs to start them as a business. Today Daymond John has an estimated net worth of around $250 million and he has...

Some of the most important things successful people do.

8 Things All Successful Entrepreneurs Do

While I was browsing around the Internet, I came across another cool infographic, which shows 8 specific for all successful entrepreneurs things. I think the following tips will be really helpful for any ambitious person and here I am publishing them here. I have read the stories of many of the self-made millionaires and billionaires, and I can conclude from this experience that the following facts apply really well to successful people. Here they are: 1. Never have a backup plan! 2. Work really hard, greatness comes from effort. 3. Pursue your goals. 4. Don’t try to be one of...