Category: Famous Entrepreneurs

Mark Zuckerberg at his computer

12 Popular Quotes of Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerburg is one of the most successful entrepreneurs of the 21st century. He is one of the founders and currently the CEO of the extremely popular social networking site – Facebook. What makes him so admirable is the fact that he started from zero when he was 19, and achieved big success at a very young age. Currently, he is 31 years old and his net worth, as of November 2015 is estimated at $35.7 billion. A thing about him, that is worth being mentioned here is that he never worked for the money. Money is never the driving force behind the...

How To Become Rich? Ask The Richest People In The World

How To Become Rich? Ask The Richest People In The World

This below is a nice set of infographics, where you can see how some famous billionaires made their first billion of dollars. Most of the richest people in the world were actually poor at the beginning of their lives, they are self-made billionaires. But how did they make their first billion of dollars? Here is how Warren Buffett, Elon Musk, Lilliane Bettencourt, Oprah Winfrey and Li-Ka-Shing did it. Below are the early stories of these people and the steps they made to their wealth. Buffett has realized from very young age that he will become an investor. He bought his...

The Path of Serial Entrepreneurs

What Was the First Job and Career of Some Billionaires?

From selling garbage bags to becoming a billionaire? Well, this is completely possible and here are some of the brightest examples of this phenomena. Mark Cuban began exactly this way his career and ended as the owner of $3.4 billion pile of wealth. In fact, many of the super-rich people today started their career at some really not attractive and really low paying positions. Steve Jobs, for example, worked at Whataburger selling burgers when he was in high school. Another great entrepreneur – Richard Branson, who has founded around 400 successful companies in many different countries, started his business trip...

How to Be a Billionaire – Advice for Success From 18 Top Billionaires

How to Be a Billionaire – Advice for Success From 18 Top Billionaires

This post will be really cool. On this interactive image, you can see advice for success from some of the most famous and prosperous entrepreneurs in the world. They are not only self-made billionaires but also they are the most successful ones. They are the big players in the game, and here they share their best principles, which they followed in their personal and business lives to become what they are. This is an amazing resource and source of motivation. Reading their advice, you can not only benefit from the experience they have, but you can also see what exactly...

Mark Zuckerberg’s Story – Video

Mark Zuckerberg’s Story – Video

This is a story of a life that many people dream of. The story of an ordinary student, who changed the way we communicate with our friends and our society as a whole. Mark Zuckerberg is one of the founders of the most popular social network – Facebook. He is just 29, but he has created a company valued at $100 billion dollars, a platform used by hundreds of billions of people from around the world, and here is the story of how he did all of this. This movie traces the life of Mark and shows the path he...

Sergey Brin at TED, 2010

Who Sergey Brin Is – A Short Biography

On August 21st, 1973 Sergey Brin was born. He along with Larry Page is the co-founder of Google – the world’s largest search engine. Currently, in 2013, he has an estimated net worth of $22.8 billion. Early Days The birth of Brin was in Moscow, in 1973.  At the age of six Brin came to America from Russia with his parents. Concern for their son and his future in Russia forced the Brin family to move to America. His father wasn’t able to get the career he wanted there, because he was Jewish, who were not officially repressed by the...

Warren Buffet

Warren Buffet – A Short Biography Of The Berkshire Hathaway Founder

In 1930 Warren Buffett was born in Omaha, Nebraska. He is the only son of U.S. Representative Howard Buffett and the second of three children. In 1942 Buffett began his education at the Rose Hill Elementary School in Omaha while at the same time his father was elected to his first term in the US Congress. Buffett and his family moved to Washington D.C. and Warren finished out his elementary school there. His Early Days Warren Buffett attended Alice Deal Junior High School and then Woodrow Wilson High School where he graduated in 1947. His father had a brokerage company...

Jeff Bezos’ Commencement Speech – ‘We are What We Choose’

Jeff Bezos’ Commencement Speech – ‘We are What We Choose’

Jeff Bezos is one of the most famous and successful online entrepreneurs in the world. The founder of the biggest retailer in the US – Amazon.com was invited at the Princeton University in 2010 to hold a speech for the graduating students. The latter will stay in history as one of the most influential and inspiring commencement speeches ever. One that all of us should listen to. Bezos graduated from Princeton back in 1986 getting an electrical engineering and computer science degrees. The introduction was made by the president of the university Shirley M. Tilghman. To watch some more inspiring...

ATM Terminal

How to Start a Payment Processing Business at 16 – Jared Isaacman’s Start Up Story

Jared Isaacman was only 16 when he decided to start his own business. He was so obsessed by the idea that he quit high-school and passed the GED exam instead, so he could focus on this entirely. In a few years, he ended up founding a  payment processing company named United Bank Card Inc. The first office of his business was not the traditional for many great entrepreneurs garage, but the basement of his home. Here is how all happened. After leaving school at 16, Jared went to work for a credit card company, where he spent around 6 months....

Steve Jobs 2010

10 Billionaires Who Dropped Out Of College

  Dropping out of school and making a million or two has nearly become something trivial for young entrepreneurs. You will be amazed by the number of millionaires, who dropped out of college and got rich. Many of them even made billions from their businesses. Below you can read about 10 of the most famous, super successful college dropouts, who became billionaires. But first, let me share some thoughts on the matter. I am not telling you to quit your education. I think it’s really important and in fact, the millionaires, who earned a degree are more than those, who...