Category: Successful Startups

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...

The Biggest Angel Investors of Year 2013

The Biggest Angel Investors In 2013

The infographic below shows the top angel investors of year 2013. The cool information on it was compiled by a company which main activity is representing entrepreneurs – Empact, and the crowdfunding platform – Fundable . The guys from these firms combined their efforts and gave birth to this beautiful piece of image, on which you can read a paragraph about each of the 5 biggest angel investors of the year. The following 5 angels have already helped more than 150 starting companies this year and for the time of their entire career, they have sponsored more than 700 start...

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...

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Small Business And Start Up Funding Tips And Advice From Successful Entrepreneurs

You have a great startup idea, you believe it’s awesome and that it has a huge potential. You know what to do, how to do it. You have made a working prototype and it is working great. You can even smell the profits that are coming… Just a tiny problem stays between you and your success… The lack of finances… Any startup needs to be financed somehow and you should be well prepared when you start searching for cash. Here is a nice clip that can give you some cool tips and advice about startup financing. This below is a...

One Million Dollars

What price should you sell your business at? 23 Years Old Evan Spiegel Refuses $3 Billion From Facebook

Who is Evan Spiegel? Evan Spiegel is one of the founders and the chief executive officer of the popular service for transferring messages Snapchat. This young entrepreneur is only 23, and recently he was offered $3 billion for his business. The offer was made by the social giant Facebook and actually, it was … refused?!? Let’s make it crystal clear, we are talking about 3 billion US dollars here… in cash. Who just refuses such amount of money that would be enough for the living expenses of thousands of people? Well, Evan does.   Actually many entrepreneurs wouldn’t accept even...

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Rebelmouse.com’s History – Paul Berry’s Social Aggregator Start Up

RebelMouse is an ingenious idea that allows users to be able to manage all of their social activity in one spot. In essence, this provides one simple homepage for everything that embodies a person’s social life. Users are able to curate information, view tweets, examine real-time Facebook posts and enjoy every aspect of the social networking world from one platform. The arrangement is so amazing, but it had to start somewhere. The idea behind RebelMouse started with Huffington Post’s former CTO Paul Berry. RebelMouse was launched in June 2012 and it allows its users to extract their content from across...

This is the cool story behind the game FORCED.

The Young Entrepreneurs Who Lived Illegally In A Classroom To Found “Forced”

The game Forced is a popular RPG game with some tactical elements for up to 4 players. There you are a slave, who is forced to fight for his freedom or die. The game is available on Steam Store and has been a very popular app there. This makes it also a very successful business, and this business has a really cool story. Forced History The game was developed by a group of enthusiasts, passionate about gaming and computers. They found a spare classroom in the university they studied in and decided to use it for their first office. They...

Playground Energy Toy

Playground Energy – Kids Can Generate Electricity While Playing

One day I was at the playground near our home with my little boy. So we headed towards there and when the toys appeared on the horizon I sаw the flames in my son’s eyes. He couldn’t even wait till we get there. He rushed towards the playground and started jumping, climbing, sliding and running all around the place. He was like a little toy with a pair of brand new and fresh batteries installed. I said to myself ‘Wow..! This kid is running like crazy…’ And obviously most of the kids there had the same attitude and behavior. We...

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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...

The Rise of Zynga – The Start Up Story Of Mark Pincus

History   Zinga (zynga.com) was incorporated in April of 2007 by Mark Pincus in San Francisco, California. Just a few years later, the company began generating billions of dollars in revenue developing social games. Originally the project was named Presidio Media and the name was changed later in July of 2007 in honor of Mark’s dog. The entire production team included just nine people to run the full website and today Zynga has millions of users from all around the entire world, with a staff of hundreds of people. The company is responsible for some of the most popular social...