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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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...

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Walmart Stores’ History. How Samuel Walton Started Walmart

Samuel Walton, born in 1918, opened his first discount stores in the 1940s and 1950s in Arkansas. In 1962 Samuel and brother Bud Walton opened their first Walmart store based in Rogers, Arkansas. A dash was added to the logo in 1964, becoming Walmart. Within seven years they were running eighteen stores in locations including Missouri, Kansas, and Oklahoma. In 1969 the chain officially became Walmart Stores, Inc. The following year the company issued stock to the public and entered the New York Stock Exchange in 1972. The business model was built on warehouses, where merchandise could be stored. Walton...

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...

When Did Twitter Start? How Jack Dorsey Founded The Company

What Is It? Twitter is a very popular social network that allows users to tweet short messages to online followers. Tweeting means sending messages. Twitter can be used to connect businesses with customers as well as a personal communication tool. The site was started in the San Francisco Bay Area, like so many big name websites of the early 21st century. History The site was created by engineer Jack Dorsey in March 2006 and launched the following July. Dorsey, who was hired by Evan Williams, said the purpose behind Twitter was to deliver “short bursts of inconsequential information.” The site...

The Start Up Story Of Live Journal And Brad Fitzpatrick

When social media websites became popular, some rose to prominence and remained at the top of the search results. Others plowed steadily down the middle of the road, remaining in the peripheral vision of interested online parties. And still, others fizzled out quickly due to keeping their focus too limited. In the case of LiveJournal, a social media outlet designed specifically for blogging, it has remained important depending on the geographical location. Founded in 1999 by Brad Fitzpatrick, a programmer that was born in Iowa and raised in Oregon, the site grew in popularity over the next few years. It...


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