Category: Internet Business Ideas

Some good ideas for starting an Internet business.

Cameron Johnson

Cameron Johnson – The 9 Year Old Entrepreneur Who Became A Teenage Millionaire

A Brief History Of The Young Entrepreneur He was just 9, his mates were playing hide and seek, they were soldiers, cowboys, but Cameron Johnson had a little different interests. At this age, the young boy from Virginia started his first business venture. Everything began by way of a joke, the young man started making greeting cards for his family’s celebrations. Many of the recipients liked the beautiful cards, and soon the little boy started receiving orders from friends and colleagues of his family members. And that was how it all began… After a couple of years, Cameron started to...

The site Ning.com

Ning – The Start Up Story Of Mark Andreessen and Gina Bianchini

Social networking has been exploding over the last several years. This is how simple ideas like Facebook and Twitter were transformed into multi-billion companies, used by people from all around the world. Many people noticed their incredible success and followed the social trend. Some of them managed to gain popularity even after the big names has already conquered the market. They focused on certain niches like pictures sharing, video sharing etc. Even some teenage entrepreneurs managed to grasp a piece of the tasty social pie. One of them, Ashley Qualls was only 14 years old, when she started her social...

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Instagram – An Online Idea For $1 Billion

In 2012, there was an announcement from Facebook – they were buying Instagram for the price of $1 billion. A company started just a few years ago by two young entrepreneurs, has brought them to the world of super riches. A company that had no revenue, only 13 employees and completely no profits by the time of the deal… Who would be so insane to pay a billion for such a business?!? Well, actually Instagram had one thing that was far more valuable – potential. And this is what the managers of the biggest social network spotted there. Here is...

Online Entrepreneurs And Their Businesses Are Growing Rapidly (Infographic)

Making business online has become a sweet and lucrative occupation… And it has been expanding really fast. Internet is one of the greatest things that has ever happened in our development as humans. It has changed the world forever. Our lives has changed, our habits, our thinking and we are different as a whole. And this is only the beginning. Still, less than 35% of the people on the Earth use the web regularly. The growth that is going to come will be huge! Even though, just a third of the population on our planet uses it, Internet is the...

The Official Dropbox Logo, 2013

Dropbox History – The Start Up Story Of Drew Houston

Imagine that you could create a folder on your desktop. You could go to work, create a folder with the same name on your office computer and find there the same files you put in the folder at home. You could also access these files of yours via your smartphone, no matter where you are. Well, you can do all of this with a service called Dropbox (www.dropbox.com). This is a cool way of storing your information, so it’s accessible from anywhere you are, from any device you use. And here is the story about how this great business idea...

Android versions distribution in 2013

How The Android OS Was Created – History

Currently Android is the most popular mobile operating system on the Earth. The little green robot has conquered the world in a few years and has almost destroyed many of its rivals. Today, more than 1.5 million Android devices are activated every single day and by May 2013, there were around 900 million devices using Android. These are some astonishing numbers, having in mind that the first mobile phone using Android was purchased at the end of 2008. History First, let’s say some words about what Android (www.android.com) actually is. It’s a Linux based operating system, especially designed and developed...

Angry Birds

Angry Birds’ History – How Rovio Mobile Was Founded

Today you will hardly find a young person, who hasn’t heard about ‘Angry Birds‘, especially if she has a smartphone. This engaging mobile game has become one of the most popular on the market and has made millions of dollars for its creators – three young entrepreneurs who love games. But how has that happened? Here is how: Rovio Mobile LTD. Back in 2003, three young and crazy about computer games students attended the University of Technology in Helsinki. Their names were Kim Dikert, Niked Hed, and Jarno Vakevainen and one day their passion about games made them found a company under...

How Mark Pincus Started Zynga – A Story Of A Serial Entrepreneur

Zynga Inc Zinga (zynga.com) is a games developing company that was incorporated in April 2007 by Mark Pincus, with its main headquarter based in San Francisco, California. Just a few years after it was started, Zynga began generating billions of dollars in revenue from its social games. Originally, the project was named Presidio Media but the name was changed, in July of 2007, in honor of Mark’s dog – an American bulldog “Zynga”. This is also where the dog on the logo of the company derives from. Zynga’s Logo In its humble beginnings, the entire production team included just nine...

The Summly App

How Teenager Nick D’Aloisio Made 30 Million At 17 – Summly’s Story

This is one of the latest millionaire stories, in which a smart techy teenager hits the jackpot by selling his work to a big Internet company. This is the story of Nick D’Aloisio, the British teen who developed the news syndication app for iPhone – Summly. A little about the teenage millionaire When he was just 15, the young entrepreneur had an idea – to simplify the way of how information is spread across the web. He wanted to build an application, which could show you news or simply articles from many different sources in a convenient way. So, he...

Taobao – a Short Story

Taobao.Com On May 10, 2003, a group of companies by the name of the Alibaba Group, got together and created a Chinese online shopping site referred to as the Taobao Marketplace (www.taobao.com). This is a marketplace that is quite similar to Amazon.com, eBay.com, or even Buy.com. However, the major difference between this site and many of the others that are based in the United States is, that this site specifically caters to entrepreneurs and small business owners in mainland China, Taiwan, Macau, and Hong Kong. In the following paragraphs, you’re going to discover a bit more about the history of...