Category: Youngest Millionaires

A History of Tumblr – See How David Karp Founded The Company

Tumblr.com has gained prominence in recent years as a microblogging platform which has allowed millions of people around the world to share whatever they like. The reason for the site’s popularity is that you don’t need to write long blog posts in order to stand a chance of getting noticed. If you take photos then you can share them with the world, likewise, if you find something funny online then again you can share it with the world. This platform originated from one man, David Karp and his lead developer Marco Arment. It was through a lack of patience on...

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The History of Reddit – How Alexis Ohanian and Steve Huffman Started The Company

History Reddit.com is amongst the biggest social networking sites nowadays. It has more than a billion page views monthly, which makes it one of the most popular websites in the world.  “The front page of the Internet” was started back in 2005, by two guys at their twenties –  Alexis Ohanian and his friend Steve Huffman. They created a social site, where people were able to share links with a short description and vote for them. According to the number of votes, the publications were ranked and shown on the site. The young entrepreneurs initially created some fake accounts themselves...

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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...

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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...

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Catherine Cook – How MyYearbook.com Was Founded

Back in 2005, Catherine Cook and her 2 years older brother Dave were spending a good time looking through their school yearbook. This was when technology was booming and this is how the idea of creating an online yearbook was born in their heads. They were just high school students, they had no business experience, nor knowledge. This is why they shared the idea with their older brother Geoff, who was already a successful Internet entrepreneur, the founder of EssayEdge.com.  The kids managed to convince him not only to help them, but also to invest a quarter of a million in...

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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....

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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...

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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...