Category: Teenage Entrepreneurs

Windows 1.0

What Is The History of Microsoft Corporation – How It Was Founded

Early History No matter where you are, no matter who you are, you most probably have heard about Windows. This is the most popular operating system around the globe, sold to billions of individuals, small companies, corporations, you name it… Its developer – Microsoft Corporation is one of the most powerful technology companies of our time. They are really huge – this enterprise is valued at nearly 430 billion US dollars. Can you believe that this thing was started in a garage…? Microsoft, also known as ‘Microcomputer Software‘, was founded in 1975 by two young entrepreneurs – the 19 years...

Google In 1997

Alphabet Inc’s (Google) History – The Start Up Story of Sergey Brin And Larry Page

How Google.com Was Started It was a nice, beautiful, and sunny day in 1995 when a young boy named Sergey Brin met for the first time the man, who would later become his business partner – Larry Page. This happened at the Standford University and they quickly found that they have many common interests. Sergey had the task to show Larry around, who was a new student there. During their very first meeting, they didn’t stop arguing on every single topic they talked about. They had the opposite opinion on almost everything! Nobody would ever suggest, that these two rumbling...

DJ Tiesto

DJ Tiesto’s Early Life and Career

This is a nice example, may be even trivial, for a man who made his hobby his work. One of the greatest DJs of our time made 20 million dollars in 2011 and has earned nearly 185 million dollars for the last several years. Knowing nothing about business, DJ Tiesto managed to create a fortune, many businessmen could look only through green glasses. This is another proof for the fact, that passion is one of the most important factors for successful business. DJ Tiesto, whose real name is Tijs Verwest, is one of the most famous DJs in the world,...

The Story Of Dell Computers

Dell Computers – a Brief History of Michael Dell

Dell Computers? You might be coming from another planet if you haven’t heard about them. Talking about PCs, they are one of the greatest company in the world. For more than a quarter of a century, Dell has helped many companies and people to realize their dreams, by delivering quality technology solutions. But how all of this started? Here you will see another great business idea, made happen… History This is one really inspiring business story about a man who started with nothing, and became a billionaire! When saying nothing, I am talking about money, because Michael Dell had all...

Ephren Taylor

Ephren Taylor – How a Teenage Entrepreneur Made Several Millions Online

When he was only 12, Ephren Taylor started his first business venture – video game design. He was crazy about games, as most of the kids at his age. He started reading “How To Make A Video Game In 21 Days”, by Andre LaMothe, every day after school and after a few months he had coded his first game – shoot the bad guys trying to outrage on the president. Some of his friends and schoolmates were the first market for his product, they bought the first copies at 10 dollars each. Motivated by his profits, Ephren continued to develop....

Ashley Qualls' Whateverlife.com

Ashley Qualls – How a Girl at 14 Made a Million Dollars Website

When she was just 14 years old Ashley Qualls, born in Detroit, launched a site with the idea to publish her personal portfolio of pictures that she was making. The site was started in 2004 under the domain whateverlife.com, which derives from “for whatever life you lead”.  Ashley had the humble desire to make a funny and interesting site with “things for anyone and everyone”. Having some knowledge in the field of web design, she began publishing free MySpace layouts and different tutorials helping teenagers with graphic design and programming. Every user with an account on the site also had...

A site worth a million dollars

How to Make a Million Dollars Fast with a Website

This is one of my favorite stories. It’s so simple, so easy to make, that it seems it can’t be true… But it is! This is a story about how a million dollars idea could be created just in 20 minutes, the story of http://www.milliondollarhomepage.com/. “Own a Piece of Internet History” is the slogan, under which the site appears in the search results of the popular search engines, and its place there is well-deserved. How to make a million dollars fast? Here is how… Once upon a time, there was a British student called Alex Tew, 21, who experienced a...

Cristian Owens Office

Christian Owens – How to Make a Million Dollars at 16

“I won’t stop until I make 100 million pounds.” Christian Owens said once – a teenage boy, entrepreneur, who made his first million when he was just 16 years old. This is an amazing story about a British schoolboy, who now runs a multimillion company. Christian Owens was just 14 when he started his first venture – the site Mac Box Bundle – an online store offering a combination of various Apple applications and utilities available for a short time at a big discount. He also gave 10 percent of the revenue to charity. The young entrepreneur used his pocket...