Category: Richest People In The World

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...

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...

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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...

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...

How Richard Branson Made His Billions

Richard Branson‘s story is one of the musts reads for any starting entrepreneur. His life has been an amazing and profitable adventure that anyone can learn from. But first, let me drop a few words about him. Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson is one of the richest people in the world, 4th by wealth in the UK. Currently, he is 64 and his net worth is estimated at around $4.6 billion. Branson is the founder and the manager of “Virgin Group Ltd.” – a venture capital conglomerate company located in Great Britain, consisting of more than 400 different businesses from...

Steve Jobs Biography – Movie

Steve Jobs is, and will ever be, one of the greatest entrepreneurs of all times. His complex personality with overwhelming passion, dedication and will has not only generated billions of dollars but also has changed the world. Because business was not only about the money, it was a way of life for him. As the co-founder of Apple Computers – Steve Wozniak says: If you can build links and sell em, you can have a company. And the way you make money and importance in the world is with companies. This is how you get good things for people. It...

Jim Rogers 2010

Jim Rogers – Who He Is And How He Got Rich – A Short History

Jim (James) Rogers is an author and investor and is a man who really doesn’t think that you can just put economics into a box and call it good. With an around the world adventure under his belt, he is the co-founder of the Quantum Fund and an International Commodities Index. He believes that financial sectors are transitory and will shift based on economic needs. That means what might bring tremendous economic wealth for one period will be at a disadvantage for another period. In a recent interview with Forbes, he said that the smartest people in the United States...

George Soros – Biography

One of the most legendary investors of the past century has been George Soros. He turned his hedge fund into a money making machine by which he has not only been making billions of dollars, but he helped provide funding to needy people around the world. In 2011 he retired from running the Quantum Group of Funds and started paying more attention to his philanthropic activities. A Short History George Soros was born in Budapest, Hungary on the 12th of August, 1930. His family background was Jewish and he was forced to hide his identity during World War II when...

McDonald’s History – How Ray Crock Founded The Company At 52

You may not know the name Ray Kroc, but you certainly know the business that he built. The brand name McDonald’s is known in every corner of the globe and it is Ray Kroc, who is the man that brought the golden arches to the masses. His story is truly one of rags to riches and really shows what the entrepreneurial spirit can get you in America if you are committed to a vision. Kroc was born in and spent most of his life living in Oak Park, Illinois. As the years went on Ray would have a lot of...

Who Is Larry Ellison? A Short History Of Oracle’s Founder

Larry Ellison (Lawrence Ellison), who co-founded the enterprise software giant Oracle, and currently is a chief executive officer there, was born August 17, 1944, in the Bronx, New York. After being adopted as an infant by Jewish parents, he spent his high school years in the Chicago area. Larry himself did not subscribe to any religion, avoiding a bar mitzvah when he turned 13. He attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for a few years then attended the University of Chicago, where he grew interested in computer design, but soon dropped out. Then at age 20, he moved to...